Taiwan mulls loosening rules to attract foreign talent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is expected to relax regulations to lure foreign talent post-coronavirus as the country rides a wave of heightened international prestige from its handling of the p...

Taiwan registers highest Q1 GDP growth of Four Dragons: Premier Su

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Taiwan registered 1.54 percent economic growth during the first quarter, the highest of any of Asia's Four Dragons a...

Taiwan mulls ‘spend NT$1,000, get NT$3,000’ stimulus measure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of Taiwan’s top policy-making body on Monday (May 25) hinted at plans to implement a spending incentive that will see consumers given NT$3,000 (US$100) for ...

Key ministers to stay in Taiwan's new Cabinet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) is leaving the key ministers of interior, transportation, and education in their posts, but the National Security Council will receive a new s...

Officials upbeat about Taiwan's GDP in 2020 despite IMF’s grim forecast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese economic experts joined officials in refuting the gloomy prediction by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that the country’s economy will shrink by 4 pe...

Taiwan has issued 584 gold cards to foreign professionals in 2 years

Taiwan has issued almost 600 gold cards to foreign professionals in two years after the Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professional Talent took effect Feb. 8, 2018, the National Dev...

Mobile payment penetration in Taiwan exceeded 60% in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mobile payment penetration rate in Taiwan reached 62.2 percent in 2019, up more than 10 percent from the previous year, as the country works to create an environment c...

Taiwan pushes for more industrial, academic exchanges with India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the number of Indian students studying at Taiwanese universities increasing, the India Taiwan Career & Academic Linkages forum organized by the National Developme...

Taiwan extends scope of tax concessions for foreign professionals

The government has relaxed the interpretation of the scope and mechanism of tax concessions stipulated in the Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professionals to assuage concerns over t...

ARC number format to match Taiwan national ID in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan government's planned change of the numbering system for its Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) to match the Taiwan national identification card is to go into ...

Taiwan's Economic leading indicators move higher for 9th straight month

Taiwan's economic leading indicators, which predict economic performance over the next three to six months, moved higher for the ninth consecutive month in September, the National Development Coun...

Confidence in Taiwan's economy improves amid eased trade tension

Confidence in Taiwan's economy picked up in October amid eased concerns over a trade dispute between the United States and China, as both sides agreed to resume high-level talks to resolve the sit...

2019 Global IP Strategy & Marketing Forum

The event “2019 Global IP Strategy & Marketing Forum” held on Sep. 27 with the theme of “Trade Secret” and “Technology Transaction” has invited speakers of IP s...

Taiwan hosts for 1st time IAC annual conference

Taiwan is hosting for the first time the annual conference of Tokyo-headquartered International Academy of Chief Information Officers (IAC) Sept. 25-27 in Taipei City. Organized by Cabinet-level Na...

Taiwan touts barista-taste AI coffee machine

iDrip, a Taiwan-made smart coffee maker that recreates a barista taste using artificial intelligence (AI) that simulates the manual brewing process has attracted the attention of coffee lovers worldwi...