Local business association, Amcham call for Taiwan-US bilateral trade agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Taipei and the Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce, Taiwan (CNAIC, 工商協進會) on Wednesday (Sept. 9) called on T...

Business leaders express optimism about Taiwan’s economy in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's economy will continue on the positive course started last year with the return of investors evading United States tariffs against China, but the government wi...

Taiwan industries support KMT in fear of ECFA termination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese industry representatives gathered at the Kuomintang (KMT) campaign headquarters Tuesday (Dec. 17) to advocate to rally behind the party's presidential candid...

Taiwanese businessman to be bestowed Japan's second highest medal for foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese businessman Lin Por-fong (林伯豐) will be conferred with Japan’s second most prestigious medal for foreign nationals on Thursday (Nov. 7), making him the firs...

Gov't urged to improve business environment amid looming trade war

Taipei, April 4 (CNA) Corporate leaders on Wednesday called on the Taiwan government to improve the domestic business environment to encourage China-based Taiwanese companies to relocate their investm...

Currency stabilization major challenge: new central bank governor

The new governor of Taiwan's central bank, Yang Chin-long (楊金龍), said Monday at his swearing in ceremony that the bank's main challenge at the moment is finding ways to maintain stable interes...

U.S. tax reform package to attract more investment from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The tax reform package approved by the United States Senate Wednesday will affect Taiwan since it will encourage certain Taiwanese businesses to go and invest in the U.S.,...

Blackout sign of Taiwan’s fragile power system: experts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the wake of yesterday's massive nationwide power blackout, a group of experts suggest a revision of the power system to avoid any repeat of yesterday's incident and ...

Labor activists urge large minimum wage hike

Labor rights activists urged a large increase in the country's minimum wage level on Wednesday, a day ahead of a review meeting that could raise the minimum wages in the country by 3-5 percent. The...

Business groups want to cut 7 public holidays for workers

Seven major business groups said Monday they will terminate labor negotiations if the government fails to honor an agreement to cut the number of officially designated holidays per year from 19 to 12,...

Taiwan’s business groups call for export shift to ASEAN amid Brexit shock

As Britain voted to leave the European Union after the referendum campaign, Taiwan should shift its export focus from Europe to China and ASEAN, said the Chairman of the Chinese National Association o...

Taiwan’s export orders continue declining trend

Taiwan’s export orders, totaling US$36.62 billion in March, fell 4.7 percent from a year earlier, marking the 12th consecutive month of decline that levels the period recorded during the global financ...