Forex reserves at end-2017 continues to hit high

Taiwan's foreign exchange reserves at the end of 2017 kept hitting a new high after returns on funds managed by the central bank increased from a month earlier, the bank's data showed Friday. ...

Taiwan's consumer prices up 1.21 percent in December (update)

Taiwan's consumer price index (CPI) in December rose 1.21 percent from a year earlier largely due to a spike in the price of tobacco, fuel and medical care services, as well as fish, dairy and mea...

U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex

Taipei, Jan. 3 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.028 to close at NT$29.600. Turnover totaled US$755 million during the trading session. The greenback ...

Taiwan headline news

Taipei, Jan. 3 -- The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Wednesday are as follows: @United Daily News: Prosecutors: Zhou Hongxu allegedly developing spy network in Taiwan @China Times: Cabi...

Japanese yen hits 2-year low vs. Taiwan dollar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Japanese yen today (Jan. 2) hit a two-year low against the Taiwan dollar, opening at 0.2655, with the difference so great now that a person changing NT$50,00...

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 headline news

Taipei, Nov. 30 -- The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Thursday are as follows: @United Daily News: Kim Jong-un announces completion of North Korean nuclear force @China Times: Electrici...

HK$216,000 confiscated from a Chinese man at Taiwan's main airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A man of Chinese nationality was detained for carrying undeclared cash of about HK$294,528 (NT$1.13 million) on Friday at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, offici...

One month drop in Japanese yen equivalent to ticket to Tokyo Disney

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Japanese yen today hit a six-month low opening at 0.2674 Taiwan dollars to the yen, or in other words 3.739 yen to the Taiwan dollar, which represents a large enough d...

Taipei ranked 4th most expensive city in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei has been listed as the 4th most expensive city in Asia for luxury living in the Julius Baer Wealth Report Asia 2017, the 7th year the annual report has been generated&nb...

80% of employers blame new work rules for higher costs: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A new survey released on Tuesday revealed that 80 percent of Taiwanese employers report higher operating costs as a result of the new work rules.  According to&nbs...

Taiwan Headline News

TAIPEI —  The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Wednesday are as follows: @United Daily News: N. Korea claims it has successfully tested ICBM @China Times: Ruling, opposit...

Editorial: Fighting money laundering is good diplomacy for Taiwan

The government announced that from June 28, laws against money laundering will expand to include measures covering relatives of politicians or even acquaintances and extramarital lovers. The new ru...

Taiwan Headline News

Taipei, June 8 -- The lead stories in major Taiwan Chinese language dailies on Thursday are as follows: @United Daily News: Agriculture minister faces tough questions in Yunlin over prices of vegetab...

Taiwan Headline News

Taipei, June 7 - The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Wednesday are as follows: @United Daily News: Air pollution rules tightened @China Times: Wang Dan urges DPP to stop promoting Taiwan ind...