Taiwan businesses will still return even if U.S.-China trade war ends: MOEA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite rising optimism about an eventual agreement between the United States and China to end the trade war, Economics Minister Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津) believes that Taiwane...

Most Taiwan trade with RCEP already free from tariffs: MOEA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As 15 nations announced that talks about a Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) had been completed, Economics Minister Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津) said Tuesday (Nov...

Trade war won’t stop global deployment of Taiwan businesses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Economic Affairs Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津) said on Monday (Oct. 14) that despite the U.S. and China announcing a truce on tariff hikes, global deployment is still t...

13 international companies to invest NT$32 billion in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) signed letters of intent (LOI) for investment with 13 international companies worth NT$32 billion (about US$1 billion) o...

Taiwan Taichung power plant could partially suspend operations over pollution

The Taichung City government is considering ordering the Taichung Power Plant to suspend operations of four of its generators after the largest power plant in the country has been repeatedly found to ...

Taiwan to play key role in global 5G supply chain: Economics Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government will turn Taiwan into a key element in the global supply chain for 5G technology through the development of smart semiconductors, Economics Minister Shen Jo...

Siemens Gamesa breaks ground on nacelle factory in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Siemens Gamesa broke ground on its nacelle assembly factory at the Port of Taichung on Monday (Sept. 16). The nacelle assembly facility by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Ener...

Young DPP member’s appointment to CSBC subsidiary slammed as nepotism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The decision by a subsidiary of a shipbuilding company in Taiwan to appoint a young member of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party to its board of directors has sparked...

Taiwan unveils driverless WinBus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan unveiled an autonomous electric mini-bus on Monday (Aug. 26), which has an optimized positioning system and will undergo testing later this year before entering mas...

First offshore wind farm in Taiwan to be fully operational by end of year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Minister of Economic Affairs Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津), announced on Tuesday (Aug. 20) that 20 more wind turbines will be implemented at the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm (FOWI)...

Institute for Information Industry celebrates 40th Anniversary

The Institute for Information Industry (III) held its 40th Anniversary Reception on July 24. Distinguished guests in attendance included Executive Yuan’s Minister Without Portfolio, Kung Ming-hs...

ITRI celebrates 46th year as driver of Taiwan tech innovation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s economic minister hailed Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) as a force that is spearheading the development of Taiwan's tech industry in a ...

Taiwan Economic Minister questions US charge of 'washing' steel in Vietnam to avoid duties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On July 2, the U.S. Commerce Department announced that it would begin implementing tariffs on certain Vietnamese steel products with duties of up to 456 percent. The U....

Japan’s export ban on South Korea to have limited impact on Taiwan: Economic Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japan’s move to tighten controls on exports to South Korea should have only a limited impact on Taiwan, said the island’s Economic Minister on Wednesday (July ...

US announces tariffs up to 456% on Taiwanese and South Korean steel products 'washed' in Vietnam

TAIPEI -- (Taiwan News) U.S. authorities have announced tariffs on steel products originating in Taiwan and South Korea and exported from Vietnam. The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has announce...