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Yushan view from weather station arouses envy in Taiwanese netizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The photo of a window view against the backdrop of Yushan (玉山), the highest mountain of Taiwan, has wowed netizens who expressed awe at the spectacular landscape. On Fr...

Taiwan dollar gains 5.69% against US dollar in Year of Rat

The Taiwan dollar appreciated 5.69 percent against the U.S. dollar to close at NT$28.390 on Tuesday (Feb. 9), the last trading session before the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday. Compared with the ...

Four foreign banks punished by Taiwan's central bank over speculation case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four foreign banks have been punished by Taiwan’s central bank for their involvement in currency speculation against the New Taiwan dollar, with Deutsche Bank banned...

Taiwan banks offer new bills for Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For Taiwanese wanting to put new banknotes in red envelopes for the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday, the country's state-owned financial institutions will provide a ba...

New Taiwan dollar strengthens against greenback, hitting 23-year high

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taiwan dollar (NTD) on Tuesday (Jan 5) appreciated by 4.37 cents during the early trading session of the Taipei Foreign Exchange, hitting a 23-year high as money c...

Taiwan says hopes to cut trade surplus after U.S. currency move

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan hopes to cut its trade surplus with the United States to address U.S. concerns about the Taiwan dollar’s exchange rate, the island’s central bank said on Thursday...

Taiwan’s economy to grow by more than 3% in 2021: Think tanks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid a slow but relatively smooth recovery from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Taiwan’s economic growth could reach 3.53 percent or even 4.24 percent in 2021, ...

Taiwan's currency reaches highest value in 23 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The exchange rate for the New Taiwan dollar rose to NT$28.165 against the U.S. dollar at 10 a.m. Friday (Dec. 11), reaching its highest value in 23 years. The value of ...

Central bank expected to focus on Taiwan dollar in quarterly meeting

When Taiwan's central bank holds its quarterly policymaking meeting next week, it is likely to give greater attention to the local foreign exchange market than interest rates, in light of the Taiw...

The 2020 Taiwan Open of Surfing starts in Taitung today - Surfs Up

TAITUNG, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 18 November 2020 - The 2020 Taiwan Open of Surfing is entering its 10th anniversary this year. The five-day competition will be held in Jinzun Harbor in Taitung Coun...

Taiwan Open of Surfing Debuts in Taitung on 18 November - Surfs Up

TAITUNG, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 10 November 2020 - The 2020 Taiwan Open of Surfing will be entering its 10th anniversary this year. The five-day competition will be held in Jinzun Harbor in Taitung...

Taiwan currency surges past NT$29 to the US dollar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The exchange rate for the New Taiwan dollar on Tuesday (Oct. 6) surged past the NT$29 mark to reach its highest value since Central Bank Governor Yang Chin-long (楊金龍) took...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan NT$100 bill vs real Chungshan Hall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photographer captured this image matching an illustration of Chungshan Hall (中山樓) on the NT$100 (US$3.40) note with the real thing, which he found to be in a surprising ...

Filipina arrested for scamming countrymen in Taiwan out of NT$80 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipina migrant worker was taken into custody in central Taiwan on Wednesday (Aug. 5) for allegedly scamming her compatriots with the promise of a return on currency co...

Taiwan's TSMC 'briefly' becomes 10th most valuable company in world, Taiex passes 13,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As its share prices skyrocketed for a second day as U.S. rival Intel falters, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電) saw its market value hit US$431.74 billion...