Taiwan to announce energy policy reform by end of month: minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Minister of Economic Affaris Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津) said that reforms to the nation’s energy policy will be announced before the end of January, reporte...

Danish firm suspends wind-power facility construction in Taiwan

Taipei, Jan. 20 (CNA) Orsted A/S, a Danish investor in offshore wind-power sites in Taiwan, has suspended its part in the nation's offshore wind-power development program amid what it described as...

More than 60 Taiwanese companies mull Taiwan expansion amid trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said that more than 60 Taiwanese companies are considering expanding their Taiwan operations, amid concerns stemming fro...

Investments pledged for Taiwan up 25% in 2018: MOEA

Investments pledged for Taiwan grew about 25 percent from a year earlier in 2018, indicating the government's efforts to encourage foreign and local firms to invest paid off, Deputy Economic Affai...

Taiwan named world’s fourth-best investment destination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. research company, Business Environment Risk Intelligence (BERI), ranked Taiwan as the fourth best investment detention in the world, the Ministry of Economic Affairs ...

Export orders stop 4-month rising streak in November

In the wake of a slower economic growth pace worldwide and falling raw material prices, Taiwan's export orders fell in November, ending a four-month rising streak, according to the Ministry of Eco...

TOP 20 Taiwanese global brands in 2018: MOEA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Taiwan International Brand Value List was released by Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs Friday, Nov. 30. ASUS (華碩) , Trend Micro (趨勢科技), and Want Want ...

Taiwan reconsiders decommissioning of nuclear plants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is reconsidering its energy policies, including the dates for decommissioning the country’s second and third nuclear power pl...

Taiwan to continue CPTPP efforts: Economics Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan will continue its efforts to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), hoping for results when ministers of its 11 members meet in January...

Taiwan export orders reach all time high in October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Nov. 20, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) announced that foreign export orders placed in the month of October reached an all-time high over previous years, total...

Taiwan manufacturing output increases 8.39% in Q3 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The value of Taiwan’s manufacturing output increased by 8.39 percent in Q3 2018, when compared to the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Economic Af...

Taiwan mulls loosening rules on foreign labor employment for companies relocating back home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will consider relaxing regulations governing the employment of foreign labor to meet the expected rise in demand for laborers as Taiwanese businesses relocate their...

Taiwan cannot become a ‘coal-free’ society by 2030: MOEA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan cannot stop the use of coal to produce energy by 2030, but needs to rely on a mix of alternative energy forms, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Thursday...

Migrant worker rally in Taipei calls for end to onsite factory dorms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To mark the six-month anniversary of a deadly factory fire that claimed the lives of seven people, protestors gathered in front of the Ministry of Labor (MOL) today to criticiz...

Taiwan's MOL working on banning onsite factory dorms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Labor (MOL) announced yesterday (Oct. 25) that it plans on holding inter-ministerial meetings on amending the labor law to make onsite factory dormitories ...