10 more foreigners join elite 'club' of naturalized Taiwanese citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Ten more foreign professionals have been afforded the exclusive privileged of becoming naturalized Taiwanese citizens, while not being forced to relinquish the citizenship of t...

Taiwan Can Help realize WHO’s Health for All: MOHW minister

Taiwan’s expertise in disease control and universal health coverage can help strengthen global medical development, and the nation is willing and able to share its experiences at the 72nd World ...

Only 0.008% of foreigners in Taiwan granted dual citizenship over 2 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over the past two years since an amendment to the Nationality Act took effect, a mere 65 senior foreign professionals, or 0.008 percent of Taiwan's 769,913 foreign resident...

McKinsey launches North Asia Industrial IoT Hub in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pre-eminent global management consulting company McKinsey & Company has expanded its presence in Taiwan, with the opening of its North Asia Industrial IoT Hub (麥肯錫北亞工業...

New bill seeks to draw 'mid-level' foreign workers to Taiwan with easier APRC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Cabinet yesterday (Nov. 29) announced a new draft act called the "New Economy Immigration Bill" which seeks to provide more incentives for "mid-level" f...

Foreigners in Taiwan can now take professional exams in English

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Examination yesterday (Nov. 22) announced the passing of an amendment to the Professionals and Technologists Examinations Act (專門職業及技術人員考試法) that will provide f...

Bill relaxing conditions for foreign professionals in Taiwan passes third reading

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bill allowing accredited foreign professionals extra points or exemption from proficiency exams has passed its third reading in the Legislative Yuan today. Foreigners...

Photo of the Day: Rainy Taipei looking like 'Blade Runner'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A French engineer currently living in Taiwan recently captured these haunting images of Taipei in the rain looking very much like scenes from the 80s science fiction thriller &...

Taiwanese citizenship process simplified for foreigners with 'Plum Blossom' APRC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The process to apply for Taiwanese citizenship for the 90 foreigners who hold "Plum Blossom" (梅花卡) Alien Permanent Resident Certificates (APRC) has been simplified as...

Taiwan and India hold Talent Exchange Conference for Indian students in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - National Development Council, India-Taipei Association, and National Taipei University of Technology cooperated together to hold the "India-Taiwan Career & Academic Lin...

9 more foreigners granted Taiwanese citizenship without surrendering original nationality

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Nine additional foreign professionals have just officially received Taiwanese citizenship, without having to surrender their original nationality, announced the Ministry of Int...

Updated info available on work permit application for foreign professionals in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Employers and foreigners looking for professional jobs in Taiwan are advised to refer to the updated manuals regarding work permit applications before submitting required ...

Taiwan is moving to commercial use for 5G in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan wants to become an international pioneer for the commercial use of 5G, which should start in 2020, the Cabinet-level National Development Council (NDC) said Tuesday...

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 draft bill to entice foreign workers to Taiwan open for public scrutiny

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Development Council (NDC, 國家發展委員會) published a new draft foreign migration bill titled the "New Economic Immigration Law" (新經濟移民法) for public scruti...