Taiwan's state-owned companies hiking pay by average 3.2 percent

 Four state-run enterprises are raising wages by an average 3.2 percent this year, retroactive to January, taking a cue from the government's 3 percent salary increase for public servants at ...

Taiwan Sugar Corporation engages in ‘Coffee Diplomacy’ with Honduras

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Sugar Corporation announced on July 27 that the company will introduce Honduran coffee exclusively on High Speed Rail trains the first seven days every month starti...

Pay raise for military, government, and teaching personnel has encouraged 50% of private enterprises to follow suit: premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan Premier William Lai (賴清德) said on Wednesday that since the Cabinet raised the pay for the nation’s military, government, and teaching personnel, about 50% of pr...

World is watching transitional justice for indigenous peoples: Taiwan President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The world is watching the experiences of Taiwan’s indigenous peoples with transitional justice, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Thursday. She was speaking at a ...

Fill up with gas and feel full of beans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan Sugar Corporation is  supporting small farmers by giving out red beans at their gas stations. Local media reports that TSC heard that this year Pingtung ...

Indonesia eyes Taiwan's innovation, tech capabilities

A trade official from Indonesia said on Thursday that his country is upbeat about cooperation between Taiwan and the Southeast Asian country, particularly given Taipei's strong innovation and indu...

Indonesian delegation visits Taiwan to seek business opportunities

A delegation of businesspeople from Indonesia is now in Taiwan to explore opportunities for bilateral cooperation under Taiwan's "New Southbound Policy." The delegation is being led by Ang Tjoen Mi...

Taiwan joins global 'antibiotics off the menu' campaign

Taiwan's consumer protection authorities launched an initiative Tuesday to encourage the country's food suppliers to stop selling meat and fresh food products containing excessive antibiotics, in resp...

President-elect's industry tour takes her to Chiayi

President-elect Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Tuesday during a meeting with farmers in Chiayi, southern Taiwan, that the government will form a labor brokerage to help solve labor shortages in rural areas. ...

Convenience store numbers still on the rise in Taiwan

Taipei, Aug. 19 (CNA) The number of convenience stores in Taiwan rose again in 2014 as store chain operators dedicated themselves to broadening their product lines and service coverage, the Fair Tra...

Taiwan to import chickens if avian flu outbreak worsens

Taipei, Jan. 19 (CNA) Vice Premier Chang San-cheng (???) said Monday that if the avian influenza outbreak gets worse, the government will begin importing frozen chickens and also work with the Minis...

Local bourse ends down ahead of sales reports on food safety concerns

Taipei, Sept. 5 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan closed lower Friday, extending losses from a session earlier as investor sentiment was hit hard by the revelation that recycled waste oil was used by major foo...

Flurry of activities in wake of food safety scandal

Taipei, Sept. 5 (CNA) Local school authorities scrambled Friday to pull products involved in Taiwan's latest food safety scandal from school meals as some companies tried to protect their images fro...

235 businesses affected by recycled oil scandal

Taipei, Sept. 5 (CNA) At least 235 domestic food companies and restaurants have used the brand of questionable lard-based oil made with recycled kitchen waste, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Ex-DPP secretary general sentenced to 9 months in jail

Taipei, March 26 (CNA) The Taiwan High Court on Wednesday sentenced a former secretary general of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to nine months in jail for breach of trust and ...