Taiwan banks to offer fresh cash for Lunar New Year on Jan. 16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As many Taiwanese prepare to stuff red envelopes with crisp, new Taiwan dollar bills on Lunar New Year, Taiwan's central bank announced on Tuesday (Jan. 7) that a bank...

All banks in Taiwan to offer services in English by 2030

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — All banks in Taiwan are set to provide both Chinese and English services by 2030 as part of the country’s bid to become a bilingual nation. Mega International Com...

Taiwan business associations back opposition KMT presidential candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven leaders of prominent business associations will openly announce their support for Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) next week, reports said We...

Elimination of Chinese chips from US products benefits Taiwan firms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Security concerns that have emerged among major U.S. technology enterprises have led them to eliminate made-in-China components from their products, thereby creating busin...

KMT support among Taiwan businesspeople in China may be dwindling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese businesspeople based in China are a “diminishing force” in terms of support for the Kuomintang (KMT), according to a report in Hong Kong’s Sout...

13 international companies to invest NT$32 billion in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) signed letters of intent (LOI) for investment with 13 international companies worth NT$32 billion (about US$1 billion) o...

Taiwan’s electronics giants may cut and run from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Four Taiwan business giants, including Foxconn Technology Group, Quanta Computer, Inventec and Compal, will withdraw from the Chinese market due to the ongoing U.S.-China ...

Taiwan rated No.1 country in world to 'work, make friends, and raise family in 2019'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan was ranked by expats as the No. 1 country in the world to "work, make friends, and raise a family" this year based on a survey by InterNations. Busines...

Taiwan’s top 10 foreign companies receive awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan presented 10 foreign companies with awards on Monday (Oct. 7) to recognize their contributions to the country's economy, according to a Liberty Times report. ...

KMT, Han campaign join US-Taiwan Defense Conference in Maryland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Sunday (Oct. 6) in Ellicott, Maryland, defense industry representatives and military officials from the U.S. and Taiwan convened for the annual U.S.-Taiwan Defense Indu...

Former US senior diplomat calls for US-Taiwan-Japan security cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A senior U.S. diplomat on Friday (Oct. 3) called for tripartite security cooperation between the U.S., Taiwan, and Japan in response to the growing threat of China’s...

Taiwan friend Matt Pottinger to serve as US deputy national security adviser

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Matt Pottinger, a former Marine and China-based journalist, will be appointed deputy to the new U.S. National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien, reports said Saturday ...

Taipei City mayor held secret meeting with Taiwan business leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) had a secret two-hour meeting with a group of top business leaders, but it was not known whether the topic of discussion was the capital&...

Japanese biotech company moves to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- CTBC Securities (中國信託綜合證券) is set to assist Japan’s REGiMMUNE in officially moving operations to Taiwan and getting listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange. On Monday (Jul...

China says US should not allow visit by Taiwan's leader

BEIJING (AP) — China is criticizing a short visit by Taiwan's president to the United States, saying it violates the "one-China" principle. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang urg...