Taiwan highlights technology and medical expertise at APEC economic leaders' meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020-edition APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting was concluded on Friday (Nov. 20), and Taiwan’s envoy, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) founder Morr...

ECCT calls for inking of Taiwan-EU investment agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) released its Position Papers 2021 on Wednesday (Nov. 11), urging for the expedited signing of a bilateral investment agreeme...

TSMC founder Morris Chang named Taiwan's envoy to APEC

[Last update: Nov. 10 at 3:55 p.m.] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has named TSMC Founder Morris Chang (張忠謀) as her envoy to the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting sche...

IMF to raise estimate of Taiwan's 2020 GDP growth from -4 to 0%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its GDP growth estimate for Taiwan to zero as most other countries suffer a negative economic forecast due to the ongoing ...

Tainan testing autonomous bus in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan City began testing self-driving bus routes in the Southern Taiwan Science Park on Sunday (Aug. 9). During the initial testing phase, the autonomous buses will no...

Taiwan’s TSMC has already replaced lost Huawei orders: Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) has offset the business it lost from China's Huawei Technologies Co. Limited with other customers, according to a Taiwane...

Taiwan mulls ‘spend NT$1,000, get NT$3,000’ stimulus measure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of Taiwan’s top policy-making body on Monday (May 25) hinted at plans to implement a spending incentive that will see consumers given NT$3,000 (US$100) for ...

Industrial policy laid out for Taiwanese president's second term

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new head of Taiwan’s policy-making body laid out the development blueprint for the new government that will bolster the core industries mentioned in the inaugura...

New appointments to Taiwan's Cabinet announced

Updated: May 19, 2020, 14:30 a.m. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will start her second and final four-year term on Wednesday (May 20) with most ministers in he...

Key ministers to stay in Taiwan's new Cabinet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) is leaving the key ministers of interior, transportation, and education in their posts, but the National Security Council will receive a new s...

Taiwan fares best among Four Asian Tigers with 1.54% economic growth in 1st quarter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister Without Portfolio Kung Ming-hsin (龔明鑫) said in a press conference on Wednesday that Taiwan’s economic growth in the first quarter was 1.54 percent, which wa...

Investment from returning Taiwanese amid trade war to reach NT$1 trillion by May 20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The total value of investments in Taiwan by Taiwanese businesses returning from overseas was likely to reach NT$1 trillion (US$33.55 billion) by May 20, government officia...

Taiwan still far away from lockdown: CECC head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak brought on by the return of Taiwan’s naval goodwill fleet from Palau has made the public concerned about whether a lockdown...

Taiwan unveils coronavirus response measures

The government has been rolling out a slew of measures to counter the economic impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, including providing compensation, subsidies and tax breaks for businesses, i...

Taiwan to give each household four vouchers to counter impact of coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Each household could soon find four vouchers, each worth NT$200 (US$6.63), in its mailbox as part of a government campaign to counter the effects of the Wuhan coronavirus ...