Taiwan human rights groups demand action against budget for eID card

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The opposition should stand by its promise to freeze the NT$420-million (US$14-million) budget for electronic identity cards to be introduced next October, human rights gr...

Taiwan to unveil new eID card in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – While the Cabinet approved plans for the new e-identity card on Thursday (August 22), the final design will only be unveiled in April or May next year, with the changeover...

Taiwan to approve new identity card

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Cabinet is set to approve a new design for the identity card, which will include the national flag but far fewer personal details than on the previous version, reports...

New Taiwan digital eID could exclude gender, national flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- National Development Council (NDC) chief Chen Mei-ling (陳美伶) announced yesterday (March 18) that Taiwan’s new national electronic identification card (eID) will be releas...

Taiwan to launch digital eID in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan will launch the digital eID for its citizens in 2020, Premier William Lai (賴清德) told the regular weekly Cabinet meeting Thursday. The replacement of the classic identi...

Taiwan's new national ID card to recognize transgender people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chen Mei-lin (陳美伶), minister of the National Development Council (NDC), said on Wednesday that the government is planning to launch the new national electronic identificat...

Issuing a Taiwan eID is not what the Lai Cabinet should be doing now

The Ministry of Interior is considering the introduction of an electronic identity card, the eID. Its proponents say the eID will help Taiwan move toward digital government, but that should not dep...

Taiwan to issue electronic ID cards in a year: minister

Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) Taiwan's Interior Minister Yeh Jiunn-rong (葉俊榮) announced Thursday at the Internal Administration Committee of the Legislative Yuan that electronic identity cards (eID) will ...

MOI unveils plans for eID card

Taipei, Jan. 12 (CNA) The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) unveiled plans Tuesday for a new national electronic identification (eID) card that integrates information from the citizen digital certificate...