9 more foreigners granted Taiwanese citizenship without surrendering original nationality

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Nine additional foreign professionals have just officially received Taiwanese citizenship, without having to surrender their original nationality, announced the ...

Taiwan minister wants visa waiver for travelers from Vietnam and Indonesia: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In order to stop an expected fall in the number of tourists visiting Taiwan this year, Minister without Portfolio Chang Jing-sen (張景森) is expected to propose giving a visa...

New community nutrition program caters to Taiwan’s elderly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Health Promotion Agency (HPA) of the Ministry of Health and Welfare launched the Community Nutrition Promotion Center on Aug. 26, as part of Taiwan's new ...

Hsinchu County has highest level of young adult home ownership in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to recent statistics by the Ministry of the Interior, the highest ratio of young adult home ownership in Taiwan is Hsinchu County, and the lowest ratio is Taipei...

2 days before Ghost Month, Taiwan approves solar panels in cemeteries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Interior (MOI) yesterday (Aug. 9) cleared the way for the installation of solar panels in public cemeteries, reported CNA, oddly two days before the start ...

KMT is still Taiwan’s wealthiest political party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite its crushing 2016 election defeat and an investigation by a new government body, the Kuomintang (KMT, 中國國民黨) has remained Taiwan’s wealthiest political party...

Yeh Jiunn-rong named education minister in Taiwan's cabinet reshuffle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Minister of Interior Yeh Jiunn-rong (葉俊榮) has been named as the next education minister, and the vacancy will be filled by Executive Yuan spokesperson&n...

ICRT host Jeffrey Mindich among 18 foreigners to receive Taiwan citizenship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As part of a new policy that went into effect last year, American ICRT broadcaster Jeffrey Mindich (閔傑輝) is among 18 foreign professionals who have just off...

Road Safety Awareness Campaign Stresses the Importance of Time Management During Ramadan

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2018--On its second week, The Road Safety Awareness Campaign launched by AETOSWire, the news distribution arm of NSG and the exclusive representa...

New migrants on Taiwan’s Kinmen Islands celebrate with NIA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On May 1, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) invited new migrants and their families, foreign laborers and foreign teachers on the island of Kinmen close to China to a ...

Taiwan Immigration Agency to actively track down illegal brokers and employers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Immigration Agency (NIA) will actively track down illegal brokers and employers while helping out unaccounted-for foreign workers, Director-General Jeff Yang ...

Taiwan’s Taoyuan mayor: Taoyuan Aerotropolis project to enter physical development stage in 3rd quarter of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) said in a city council meeting on Wednsday that the Taoyuan Aerotropolis project has been approved by the city plannin...

Editorial: Taiwan National Women’s League chooses path of self-destruction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Transitional justice is one of the major themes of President Tsai Ing-wen’s administration. What that means in practice, has been on show recently in the shape of the ...

Taiwan National Women's League votes against agreement with government

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - After six months of negotiations, a Taiwanese women's organization believed to have amassed assets due to its close historical links with the Kuomintang&...

Taiwan records lowest population growth rate since record keeping began

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to data released by the Ministry of Interior (MOI) on Saturday, Jan. 27, the population of Taiwan only grew by 0.133 percent from the year 2016 to 2017, reaching...