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Incoming migrant workers must have COVID insurance in Taiwan starting Dec. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Incoming migrant workers must have a COVID health insurance plan provided by their employers starting Wednesday (Dec.1), or they will be denied entry. On Monday (Nov. 2...

Toyota Taiwan suspends orders for 5 car models amid chip shortage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The importer of Toyota cars in Taiwan has suspended new orders for five car models amid a shortage of automotive semiconductors, reports said Tuesday (Oct. 26). Hotai M...

Toyota Corolla Cross dominates Taiwan auto market for 7th straight month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New car sales in Taiwan reached a total of 37,901 units in April, a drop of 12.3 percent since March — but a 23 percent increase year on year and the best April perf...

Taipei City mayor held secret meeting with Taiwan business leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) had a secret two-hour meeting with a group of top business leaders, but it was not known whether the topic of discussion was the capital&...

MSCI cuts Taiwan's weighting in three indexes

Global index provider MSCI Inc. has decided to lower Taiwan's weighting in three of its indexes in the latest adjustments announcement overnight after a semi-annual index review. According to d...

Ghost Month effects cause Taiwan car sales to plunge in August

With the Ghost Month on the lunar calendar affecting buying interest, Taiwan's car sales in August fell almost 40 percent from a month earlier, according to statistics compiled by transportation a...

Keyless car ignition system poses safety risks: Taiwan’s Consumer Foundation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Consumers’ Foundation of Taiwan issued a warning and called for enforcement of safety recommendations on the use of keyless ignition systems in automobiles on Au...

Taiwan Stock Exchange reveals names of 50 'best-paying' listed companies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Stock Exchange Corp. (TWSE) announced Friday a list of the top 50 best-paying TWSE/TPEx-listed companies of 2017, which not surprisingly included the country's tech g...

TOYOTA PRIUS HYBRID has best fuel economy: Taiwan’s Bureau of Energy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—According to the latest fuel efficiency ranking compiled by Taiwan’s Bureau of Energy (BOE), the TOYOTA PRIUS HYBRID 1,798 cc CVT 5D imported by HOTAI motor has the be...

Taipei to launch electric car-sharing in mid-March

TAIPEI (CNA) Taipei is planning to start offering an electric car-sharing service in mid-March, transportation officers and business operators said Monday. Lo Chih-hao (羅至浩), a section chief at the...