Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Taiwan Hi-Life customer spends NT$40 on tea, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A customer of a Hi-Life in Miaoli County who bought two bottles of tea for only NT$20 (US$0.71) has been confirmed as one of the two winners of the NT$10 million Special P...

Taiwan FamilyMart customer buys snacks for NT$4, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A customer of a FamilyMart in Tainan who bought a tea beverage for only NT$4 (US$0.14) has been confirmed as one of the two winners of the NT$10 million special prize for ...

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...

CUHK Business School Research Finds the Rise of Rail Along China’s Belt and Road Stimulates the Maritime Freight Market and Local Economies

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 13 January 2022 - The Belt and Road Initiative, announced in 2013, represents China's most ambitious effort yet to strengthen its physical connectivity to the world. A...

Lithuanian rum shipment to arrive in Taiwan Jan. 12

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corporation (TTL) has said the shipment of 20,000 bottles of dark Lithuanian rum it purchased will arrive later than expected. The TTL, wh...

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 government agency shares recipes promoting Lithuanian rum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A government agency has come up with a guide to cooking with Lithuanian rum after Taiwan purchased a shipment of the liquor in the face of a potential Chinese customs bloc...

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...

Turkish lira rebounds after Erdogan vows to prop up deposits

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's currency made significant gains Tuesday after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced extraordinary measures that aim to safeguard deposits in the lira against volatility see...

China approves lower tariffs with Taiwan for 2022 in line with cross-strait agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Ministry of Finance announced on Wednesday (Dec. 15) that the Tariff Commission of the State Council has approved tariff cuts for 2022 in line with the "...

Pakistan: Where did billions of rupees in COVID aid go?

The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party has recently hit back at claims that corruption is behind the billions of rupees in financial irregularities, following an audit of cash intended for Pa...

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 Nov exports hit record, outlook good ahead of year-end

TAIPEI : Taiwan's exports rose for a 17th straight month in November to a new high as its manufacturers gained from sustained demand for consumer electronics in the coming year-end shopping season...