Australia-Taiwan business success celebrated at joint business council conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 32nd Joint Conference of the ROC-Australia and Australia-Taiwan Business Councils was held in Taipei on Aug. 31, with success stories of Australia-Taiwan celebrated ex...

United Airlines side-steps China’s ‘Orwellian nonsense,’ lists Taiwan according to currency 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a retort to China's ultimatum to United Airlines to list Taiwan as being part of China, the U.S. airline has side-stepped the issue by reclassifying China, Hong Kon...

Taiwan Central Bank hints at rate hikes in H2

Taiwan's central bank hinted it could tighten its monetary policy by raising interest rates in the second half of the year after leaving rates unchanged for an eighth consecutive quarter at its po...

Fintech firm creates new digital currency tied to New Taiwan Dollar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese company Green World Fintech Services announced last week, that it is introducing a new digital currency into the country's financial markets, and one that wi...

Central Bank forecasts limited impact on Taiwan from US-China trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Taiwan is expected to emerge largely unscathed from a potential U.S.-China trade war, but the government is keeping a close eye on developments and stands ready to act, accord...

TAIFEX launches Brent crude futures contract in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) announced the launch of the Brent crude oil futures trading for Taiwanese retail investors from July 2, following an agreement with ICE Futures ...

U.S.-China trade impact on markets may be short-lived: Taiwan scholars

TAIPEI (CNA) - The impact on local financial markets resulting from escalating trade friction between the United States and China could be short-lived, economists said Tuesday. Dachrahn W...

Societe Generale approved to issue Taiwan dollar green bonds

Taipei (CNA) - Societe Generale, a French-based banking group, has secured approval from the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) to issue Taiwan dollar-denominated "green bonds" in T...

US to export 36 Amphibious Assault Vehicles to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. has set aside 36 Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAV-7) from its reserve inventory of vehicles to ship to Taiwan to bring the total fleet of the armored troop c...

New Taiwan Dollar depreciates quickly amid economic uncertainty in Spain and Italy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— As the United States dollar continues to rise, the exchange rate of the New Taiwan Dollar against the US dollar was NT$30.010 on May 30, a depreciation of 2.20 points,...

Taiwan gas prices expected to increase by NT$0.50 next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Tensions in the Middle East has increased international oil prices, with Taiwan unable to escape the trend. According to the CPC Corp., Taiwan Floating Oil Pric...

March CPI rises on back of tobacco, vegetable price increases

Taipei  (CNA) - A hike in tobacco and vegetable prices in March pushed up the local consumer price index (CPI) for the month, the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) ...

Reduced fuel prices in Taiwan next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Formosa Petrochemical Corporation announced fuel price cuts for next week. A spike in the production of crude oil in Russia is one of the reasons for the drop in p...

Bitcoin trade should be regulated by anti-money laundering rules:Taiwan Official

Taipei, April 2 (CNA) Taiwan's central bank Governor Yang Chin-long (楊金龍) said Monday that transactions of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin should be regulated by anti-money laundering rules. In a he...

Winner of new Taiwan banknote design contest announced 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Gao Jyh-peng (高志鵬) announced the winner of a contest to come up with a new design for Taiwan's banknotes yesterday (M...