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Taiwan’s Lion Travel no longer offers bottled water for eco travel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lion Travel, a major travel company in Taiwan, has taken a risky move by no longer providing bottled water to customers, in a bid to promote sustainable travel. The pra...

Taiwan Institute of Economic Research signs semiconductor accord with SEMI

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER) said Friday (July 15) it had signed an agreement with the global electronics association SEMI to promote energy conservati...

Inflation and China lockdowns dampen Taiwan manufacturing mood in March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The outlook for Taiwan’s manufacturing fell to its least positive point in 16 months due to fears of inflation and COVID-19 lockdowns in China, the Taiwan Institute ...

Taiwan CPI seen to exceed 3% in March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With war raging in Ukraine, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is likely to cross the 3% mark in March, with high prices likely to stay, the Taiwan Institute of Economic Resea...

Taiwan sanctions could impact NT$560 million in semiconductor exports to Russia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan prepares to join other nations in imposing sanctions on Russia over the invasion of Ukraine, the semiconductor sector should see minimal effects, reports said Fr...

Arizona foundry being built by Taiwan's TSMC delayed by labor shortage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Labor shortages compounded by sporadic COVID-19 outbreaks have delayed the construction of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) foundry in the U.S. stat...

Taiwan’s economy likely grew by higher-than-expected 6.28% in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The economy likely grew at a higher-than-expected rate of 6.28% in 2021, the most in 11 years, because of a surge in GDP during the final quarter, the government said Thur...

Taiwan’s economy could grow by 4.1% in 2022 despite COVID surge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite the recent surge in local COVID-19 infections, Taiwan’s economy should still manage to grow by 4.1% this year, the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIE...

Taiwan's manufacturing sector downgraded to green light for stable growth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A leading economic think tank lowered the status of Taiwan’s manufacturing sector to a green light for October due to China’s energy problems and inflation fea...

Taiwan manufacturing indicator flashes yellow-red light for 5th month in row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The indicator for the manufacturing sector flashed yellow-red in September, marking the fifth month in a row it has done so and showing that the sector was heating up, rep...

UK and Taiwan sign MoU to enhance hydrogen and fuel cell technology cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 100 U.K. and Taiwanese hydrogen and fuel cell businesses attended the first U.K.-Taiwan Hydrogen Forum on Thursday (Oct.21), which was co-held virtually by the B...

Taiwan central bank likely to freeze key interest rate: Survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The next meeting of Taiwan's monetary policy committee is scheduled on Thursday (Sept. 23), and the body is expected to keep the discount rate at 1.125% for the sixth ...

Taiwan’s chipmakers need to make most of dominance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan must leverage its chipmaking dominance, and in return for setting up foundries in the U.S., there should be key tech investment in Taiwan, industry analysts based i...

Taiwan think tank sees business climate worsening during pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The key sectors of Taiwan’s economy have worsened during the current COVID-19 surge, but the country is still on course for 5 percent GDP growth, the Taiwan Institut...

Taiwan's economy grew by 8.16% in 1st quarter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The economy likely grew by 8.16 percent during the first quarter of 2021, the fastest pace since the final quarter of 2010, the government said Friday (April 30). The n...