Visiting US officials discuss bilateral trade relationship with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Visiting U.S. Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keith Krach reportedly met with Taiwanese officials to talk about economic cooperat...

High-level Taiwan-US economic talks set to begin Sept. 18: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — High-level economic talks between Taiwan and the U.S. are reportedly taking place next Friday (Sept. 18), with discussions expected to touch upon restructuring supply chai...

Taiwan’s InfoBoom reveals innovative mobile app for personal data protection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan start-up tech company InfoBoom (訊苗科技) earlier last week showcased its advanced cybersecurity solutions and products at the CYBERSEC 2020, in front of President Tsai...

Visiting US delegation discusses trade issues with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During its four-day trip to Taiwan, the visiting U.S. delegation has discussed bilateral trade issues with Taiwanese officials, touching upon a potential trade pact as wel...

Economics Minister Shen Jong-chin appointed as Taiwan's vice premier

Economics Minister Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津) was appointed Friday (June 19) to the post of vice premier, following the resignation of the incumbent to run in a local government election, according to Cabin...

Taiwan economics minister unveils new coronavirus mask policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic slows down in Taiwan, face masks will become more widely available from June 1, Economics Minister Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津) said W...

Taiwan MOEA announces launch of stimulus coupons in July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the coronavirus pandemic situation in Taiwan continues to improve, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on Wednesday (May 20) confirmed that the stimulus coupons des...

New appointments to Taiwan's Cabinet announced

Updated: May 19, 2020, 14:30 a.m. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will start her second and final four-year term on Wednesday (May 20) with most ministers in he...

Demand for Taiwan-made masks surges as Chinese masks fail to meet standards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has seen soaring demand for its surgical masks as the coronavirus virus rages despite the fact that the export ban on the protective gear has not been lifted. Ma...

Canada foreign minister avoids thanking Taiwan for 500,000 masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In apparent deference to Beijing, Canada's foreign minister on Thursday (May 7) twice avoided mentioning Taiwan's name when asked to thank the country for donating...

Taiwan to issue stimulus coupons in both physical and electronic form

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Economic Affairs Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津) said Monday (May 4) that the stimulus coupons issued by the government to help revive Taiwan's economy will come in b...

Taiwan to invest NT$50 million in developing 100 ventilator prototypes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Minister of Economic Affairs (MOEA) Shen Jong-Chin (沈榮津) said Wednesday (April 29) that the government is planning to invest NT$50 million (US$1.68 million) in d...

Taiwan donates 500,000 medical masks to Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Tuesday (April 28) that it had delivered 500,000 medical masks to Canada on April 22, and the Canadian Trade O...

Taiwan to produce 19 million face masks daily by next month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is expected to manufacture up to 19 million surgical masks a day by mid-May as demand for the protective gear remains high amid the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pan...

Taiwan still far away from lockdown: CECC head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak brought on by the return of Taiwan’s naval goodwill fleet from Palau has made the public concerned about whether a lockdown...