Convenience stores to offer Taiwan receipt lottery redemptions starting Jan. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese convenience stores will offer cash redemptions for winners of the Taiwan receipt lottery, and a new APP will be available, starting Jan. 1, reported CNA. As the Ta...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - November 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes New Taipei's dazzling Christmasland kicks off from Nov. 16; Taiwanese terror suspect officially to be deported to Taiwan; Taiwan likely to a...

Taiwan Post Office to halt receipt lottery redemption service next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Nov. 19 announced that the uniform-invoice redemption service, or claiming the money won from the national receipt lottery, will no l...

Taiwan’s Gogoro announces 4 new partnerships including Aeon, DHL

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese electric scooter company, Gogoro announced five new partnerships related to the Gogoro Energy Network and the company’s expansion into the logistics i...

Taiwan tests drone for difficult mail delivery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Development Council (NDC, 國家發展委員會) has begun to test drones as a form of mail delivery, with a parcel of tea and coffee sent 3 kilometers as the cr...

Taiwan Post unveils year of the pig commemorative stamp

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Post unveiled four new stamps on Sept. 26, featuring Taiwanese birds, 2018 World Flora Expo, antique porcelain, and commemorative stamp for next year’s year o...

Taiwan to relax international student regulations to improve professional talent pool

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Premier William Lai (賴清德) said the government is currently promoting draft legislation to make it easier for international students to continue their stay in Taiwan...

New AIT Director William Christensen to arrive in Taiwan Saturday 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), William Brent Christensen, will arrive in Taipei Saturday, said AIT Friday via a news statement. Upon his ar...

Brent Christensen to be inaugurated new AIT Director on June 12 in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Brent Christensen will take over from Kin W. Moy as Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on June 12 at a ceremony in Taipei, reports say. The appointment ...

Photos from Tianmu Halloween parade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Oct. 28, Taipei's Tianmu district held its ninth annual Halloween festival in combination with the Shilin International Cultural Festival on Zhongche...

Taiwan cut from U.S. watch list for FX practices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has been cut from Washington’s currency watch list, while the latest report is asking Taiwan to increase transparency in its foreign-exchange interventio...

Taiwan Post Office begins sales of Universiade-themed stamps Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Chunghwa Post Co., Taiwan's official postal service, begins sales of Universiade-themed stamps on Wednesday (Aug. 16), three days before the event opens on Saturday. &nb...

St. Lucia ambassador set to assume duties in Taiwan this month

Taipei, Oct. 9 (CNA) St. Lucia's new ambassador to the Republic of China (Taiwan) is expected to arrive in the country to assume his duties by the end of this month, according to a Taiwanese officia...

Taiwan honors departing Canadian envoy for efforts to promote ties

Taipei, Aug. 4 (CNA) Taiwan presented a medal to Canada's top envoy in Taiwan Tuesday, in recognition of her efforts to advance relations between the two countries over the past three years, the Mini...

Outgoing Hungarian envoy says Taiwan post was `gift'

Taipei, June 27 (CNA) Hungary's outgoing representative to Taiwan described his posting in Taiwan as "a gift" in his career, saying that he will never forget the three years he spent here. ...