Taiwan diplomatic relations will increase with help of EU nations: Legislative Speaker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The parliamentary body of the European Union last week passed an official resolution on the state of E.U.-China relations which also included a call for an end to China&rs...

Taiwan government mulls additional incentives for Taiwanese manufacturers to leave China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan government is mulling over a host of incentives to entice Taiwanese companies to move factories back to Taiwan from China, as the U.S.-China trade war heats up,...

Report: Taiwan should be cautious about making English a 2nd official language

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Legislative Research Bureau, which is an agency under Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan, suggested in a report that Taiwan should be cautious about making Engli...

Taiwan seeks removal from EU illegal fishing watch list with tighter regulation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Executive Yuan of Taiwan passed an amendment Sept. 13 proposing stricter regulations for fishing that will see violators given fines of up to NT$2.5 million (US$80,475...

Taiwan investors in China keen to repatriate earnings: FSC data

Taiwanese investors in China moved more earnings back to Taiwan ahead of Beijing's implementation of the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) to prevent tax evasion, according to data released by the F...

Proposed bill would revoke citizenship for Taiwanese who adopt new Chinese IDs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to an announcement by Beijing that Taiwanese living in China would be eligible for "smart residence cards" starting this month, an amendment is ...

French delegation visits Taiwan to celebrate bilateral cooperation in technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A French parliamentarian delegation, led by Vice President of the Foreign Affairs Committee Michel Herbillon, is visiting Taiwan to take part in an event celebra...

Taiwan allocates more cash for F-16 overhaul

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense will add an additional NT$10.6 billion (US$340 million) to improve the performance and safety of its F-16 fighter aircraft f...

Taiwan’s Africa budget rises even though eSwatini is only ally left on the continent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Even though the kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, became Taiwan’s only remaining diplomatic ally in Africa last May, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs ...

Taiwan plans military drone fleet to protect coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's coastline will be patrolled by unmanned reconnaissance and armed drones in the future, according to funding allocated in Taiwan's 2019 draft budget. Th...

New tax cuts to benefit 1.49 million people in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Finance (MOF) recently announced that an amendment to the Taxpayer Rights Protection Act will include a new category of tax deductions for family expe...

Guatemala's Congressional President to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The President of the Congress of Guatemala Álvaro Arzú Escobar, will visit Taiwan from September 2 to September 6, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (...

Taiwan's Legislative Speaker meets US House speaker, senior lawmakers  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Legislative Speaker, Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) met with U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, as well as other senior U.S. lawmakers during his visit to ...

Taiwan's Legislative Speaker attends McCain service 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's Legislative Speaker Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) arrived in Washington D.C. on Friday, Aug. 31, to attend a memorial service for late US Senator John McCain o...

Taiwan’s President of Legislative Yuan to attend John McCain memorial service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The President of the Legislative Yuan, Su Chia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) will attend the memorial service of recently deceased U.S. Senator, John McCain, the Ministry of Foreign Affair...