Taiwan’s new Central Bank chief receives his first A from Global Finance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Central Bank Governor Yang Chin-long (楊金龍) has received his first A from Global Finance magazine since taking office last year, continuing a tradition which saw his predec...

Brother of former Taiwan central banker killed by stolen truck

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - An 87-year-old man who died in Hsinchu City after being hit by a stolen truck early Friday morning turned out to be a brother of former Central Bank Governor Perng Fai-nan (彭淮南)...

Taiwan Central Bank to improve transparency, live-stream press conferences

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Central Bank will improve its transparency and move towards regular live-streamed press conferences, under the eye of freshly minted Governor, Yang Chin-long ...

Taiwan is expecting APEC summit invitation later this month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan is waiting for Papua New Guinea, the host of the next Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, to send an envoy by the end of the month, but the man who represented Taiw...

Taiwan could remove President Chiang Kai-shek from banknotes and coins

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If the new transitional justice legislation requires it, symbols of authoritarian rule such as effigies of President Chiang Kai-shek could be removed from the country&rsqu...

Taiwan Executive Yuan reveals cause of TPapocalypse: 'Out of control marketing'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Executive Yuan has gotten to the bottom of last week's hysteria over toilet paper and it believes that "out of control marketing" is to blame for the...

Taiwan Central Bank to explore use of blockchain technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The recently appointed chief of Taiwan’s Central Bank, Yang Chin-long (楊金龍), this week mentioned that the bank may consider implementing block chain technology to im...

Currency stabilization major challenge: new central bank governor

The new governor of Taiwan's central bank, Yang Chin-long (楊金龍), said Monday at his swearing in ceremony that the bank's main challenge at the moment is finding ways to maintain stable interes...

Taiwan lawmakers express support for Central Bank frontrunner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Legislators from all sides of the political spectrum on Saturday expressed approval for the likely choice of Deputy Governor Yang Chin-long (楊金龍) to take over as head of t...

Deputy governor likely to move up and take over Taiwan Central Bank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For the first time in its history, the Central Bank was likely to see a deputy governor, Yang Chin-long (楊金龍), move up to the post of governor once the incumbent of 20 yea...

When asked about fluctuation of Taiwan's currency, Head of Taiwan's Central Bank says "Go Ask Trump!'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a meeting at the Executive Yuan on Jan. 25, the head of Taiwan’s Central Bank Perng Fai-nan (彭淮南) was reportedly asked by reporters about the Taiwan’s do...

Taiwan central banker receives lifetime achievement award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Central Bank Governor Perng Fai-nan (彭淮南) is only the fifth banker to receive the lifetime achievement award from Central Banking Publications, reports said Tuesday. Pe...

Taiwan Central Bank governor lashes out at critics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Central Bank Governor Perng Fai-nan (彭淮南) struck back at business leaders, academics, politicians and other critics in his farewell speech after 19 years at the helm. T...

Taiwan Central Bank keeps rate unchanged at Perng Fai-nan’s last meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Well-respected Central Bank Governor Perng Fai-nan (彭淮南) announced Thursday at his final quarterly policy-making meeting that the interest rate will remain on hold at 1.37...

Presidential Office rejects reports about Taiwan premier moving to Central Bank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Presidential Office on Saturday rejected reports that Tainan City Mayor William Lai (賴清德) might become premier in September, with Premier Lin Chuan (林全) moving to the ...