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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...

Indian, Vietnamese, Malaysian, Indonesian ceramic tile imports in Taiwan ruled as dumping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Economic Affairs’ (MOEA) International Trade Commission (ITC) has found industry complaints to be valid in the anti-dumping case against Indian, Viet...

Taiwan cracks down on tricks to win receipt lottery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Finance (MOF) will no longer pay out prizes to people who spread out their purchases in order to obtain more receipts for the uniform-invoice lottery, repo...

Taiwan’s July exports hit historic high

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s exports grew for the 13th straight month in July, fueled by continued demand as economies around the world begin to recover from the pandemic. The countr...

Taiwan reviewing rule barring Olympic gold medalist from endorsing beer brand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Lee Yang (李洋) and Wang Chi-lin (王齊麟) won gold medals in the badminton men’s doubles at the Tokyo Olympics last weekend, Wang expressed his wish to become a spo...

Lucky Taiwan receipt lottery winner buys NT$35 coffee, pockets NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A customer of a PX Mart in Keelung who bought a NT$35 (US$1.24) cup of coffee has won the NT$10 million prize in the May-June issue of the Taiwan receipt lottery. On Su...

Taiwan’s Uniform-Invoice Prize numbers for May and June announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced on Sunday (July 25) the Uniform-Invoice Prize numbers for May and June on its website, with the NT$10 million (US$344,828) Special ...

Taiwan to resume in-person income tax filing on June 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite the current COVID-19 surge, the in-person filing of income taxes will resume on June 15 and conclude at the end of the month, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Th...

Taiwan exports grew 38.6% in May amid global economic recovery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s exports grew 38.6 percent in May from a year earlier as the global economy has begun to bounce back from the pandemic. The Ministry of Finance (MOF) on T...

New Taipei 7-Eleven customer buys NT$39 snack, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 7-Eleven customer in New Taipei who bought a snack for only NT$39 (US$1.39) has won the NT$10 million prize in the March-April issue of the Taiwan receipt lottery. On...

Taiwan’s Uniform-Invoice Prize numbers for March and April announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced on Tuesday (May 25) the Uniform-Invoice Prize numbers for March and April on its website, with the NT$10 million (US$ 344,828) Spec...