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Taiwan receipt lottery winning numbers for November, December announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced on Tuesday (Jan. 25) the uniform invoice winning numbers for November and December 2021 on its website, including for the NT$10 mil...

Winners of VinFuture’s $4.5m global sci-tech prizes announced

The VinFuture Prize rewards breakthrough scientific research and technological innovations with humanitarian outcomes● The VinFuture Prize is aligned with one or more of the UN's Sustainable De...

Taiwan's Ministry of Finance says Japanese drag queen increases receipt lottery luck

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has said saving an image of famed Japanese drag queen Akihiro Miwa (美輪明宏) as a cell phone background is one of two ways consumers can increas...

Taiwan sets new export, import records for 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During 2021, Taiwan’s exports and imports surged by 29.4% and 33.2%, respectively, year on year to record levels, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Friday (Jan. 7)....

Taiwan buys rum to help Lithuania dodge possible Chinese customs block

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has purchased 20,000 bottles of rum from Lithuania to save the liquor from being potentially blocked by Chinese customs, reports said. Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor ...

Taiwan extends EV license tax exemption until 2025

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan passed an amendment to the Vehicle License Tax Act on Tuesday (Dec. 29) to extend a tax exemption for electric vehicles (EVs) until 2025. Originally, Article 5 o...

Taiwan exports for November hit new high

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s exports for the month of November reached a record high, up 30.2% from a year earlier and the 17th month in a row of year-over-year growth. Data released...

Taiwan's latest receipt lottery produces 13 NT$10 million winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The prize drawing for the September and October Uniform Invoice Lottery on Nov. 25 produced 13 people who were NT$10 million (US$360,000) Special Prize winners and 16 NT$2...

NT$8 highlighter purchase yields NT$10 million Taiwan receipt lottery win

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the most recent round of Taiwan’s uniform invoice lottery, an NT$8 (US$0.29) highlighter purchase won one of the NT$10 million special prizes, while a NT$1 coupon...

Taiwan receipt lottery winning numbers for September, October revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The winning numbers for the most recent round of the Taiwan receipt lottery were announced by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Thursday (Nov. 25). The winning number fo...

Taiwan looking to extend electric vehicle tax exemption until 2025

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cabinet approved a draft amendment to extend a commodity tax exemption for electric vehicles until 2025 on Monday (Nov. 15). Under the current law, electric vehicle...

Taiwan delegation gifts Lithuania with drones, signs MOU

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese delegation has presented Lithuania with 10 police drones and 400 eco-friendly blankets, and Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has ...

Taiwan sees September exports surge 29% to break monthly record

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Exports surged by 29.2% year-on-year to reach a monthly record of US$39.65 billion (NT$1.11 trillion) in September, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Friday (Oct. 8). ...

Taiwan FamilyMart customer buys 2 drinks for NT$50, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A customer of a FamilyMart in New Taipei City bought two drinks and won the NT$10 million (US$360,000) prize in the July-August issue of the Taiwan receipt lottery. On ...

Taiwan’s Uniform-Invoice Prize winning numbers for July and August announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced on Saturday (Sept. 25) the Uniform-Invoice Prize winning numbers for July and August on its website, with the NT$10 million (US$344...