Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Update: 2020-02-26 08:30 No. Country/Area Cases Deaths 1 Taiwan 31 1 2 China 77,660 2,663 3 Hong Kong 84 ...

Virus outbreak set to trigger new wave of relocation for Taiwanese companies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The coronavirus outbreak originating in China’s Wuhan has served as another catalyst for Taiwanese businesses to relocate from China after its prolonged trade confli...

Coronavirus forces postponement of Taipei Game Show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the example of the Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE), the organizers of the Taipei Game Show announced Friday (Jan. 31) they were postponing their earl...

Taiwan's CECC advises 14-day home isolation for people returning from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To prevent the transmission of respiratory illnesses such as the Wuhan coronavirus, the Taiwan Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) issued an advisory on Wednesday (Jan....

Taiwan Power Company serves up a feast for solitary elderly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The state-run Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) invited around 200 solitary senior citizens from the Penghu Islands to a free lunch on Saturday (Jan. 18) to celebrate the up...

Total take-home pay up in Taiwan but regular wages stagnant

Taiwan's workers saw their total earnings adjusted for inflation rise in the first 11 months of 2019 from a year earlier despite real wages remaining at a level seen in 2003, according to figures ...

Taiwan leader gets election boost from unlikely place: China

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A year ago, Taiwan's leader was on the ropes. Then she got a boost from an unexpected corner: Chinese President Xi Jinping. Polls indicate that President Tsai I...

Taiwan becomes Vietnam's fifth largest foreign investor

Taiwan was the fifth-largest foreign investor in Vietnam for the first 11 months of 2019, the Ministry of Economic Affairs' (MOEA) statistics department reported Monday. From January to Novembe...

HK licensing show sees drastically fewer Taiwan exhibitors amid unrest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of Taiwanese businesses participating in the Hong Kong International Licensing Show 2020, which opened on Monday (Jan. 6), has sharply declined amid the anti-go...

Taiwan’s MOST leads 28 companies to participate in CES 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Tech Arena (TTA), which was founded by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) to promote entrepreneurship and startups, has led 28 Taiwanese companies to...

KMT members dispute Taiwan's Anti-Infiltration Bill in exchange with reporter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) bashed Taiwanese media at the presidential debate Sunday (Dec. 29), the party's representatives engaged ...

Taiwan's Hiring outlook improves for Q1 2020: survey

The hiring outlook among local businesses improved for the first quarter of next year, according to the 1111 online job bank, as more and more Taiwanese companies operating overseas are investing at h...

Foreign investment in Taiwan jumped nearly 20% in first 11 months of 2019

Foreign investment in Taiwan during the first 11 months of the year was up nearly 20 percent year on year, driven mainly by investment from European wind power developers, the Investment Commission (I...

Taiwan’s Taoyuan attracts more investment than Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Under a government program to attract more investment, Taoyuan has emerged as the top destination among the country’s six special municipalities, ahead of Kaohsiung ...

Taiwan and Vietnam to sign new bilateral investment deal: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is expected to sign a new bilateral investment agreement with Vietnam in Taipei on Wednesday (Dec. 18). The new agreement would reinforce protection for Taiwanes...