Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu under fire for racist remarks against Filipino migrants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following a series of contentious comments about Filipino migrants made by Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), a number of prominent personalities have hit back to high...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, November 17-25

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Over the next week in Taipei, there are plenty of exhibitions and activities to check out as Taiwan prepares for winter temperatures to begin and awaits the results of the...

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...

New ARC numbering system to match Taiwan national ID format by June 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Interior's (MOI's) planned change of the numbering system for Alien Residency Certificates (ARCs) to match that of the Taiwan national identification ca...

New ARC numbering system to match Taiwan national ID format

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Interior (MOI) yesterday announced that it is going to change the numbering system for Alien Residency Certificate (ARC) in Taiwan to have them match the format...

First Distinguished Taiwan Alumni Award ceremony held Oct. 26 in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan news) — The Ministry of Education hosted the first Distinguished Taiwan Alumni Awards in Taipei yesterday. The ministry invited five outstanding overseas alumni to share their ...

Taiwan needs ‘macro control’ by government to address labor market mismatch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government of Taiwan should adopt the “macro control” approach to cope with the increasingly severe problem of talent mismatch and supply and demand imbala...

Opinion - Taiwan’s Big Challenge: Nurturing Foreign Entrepreneurs

Taiwan has initiated many programs to attract more foreign talent and investors to set up business in Taiwan. The fact that Taiwanese youngsters are now being drained to develop their career and study...

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...

Taiwan Employment Gold Card proves popular in Silicon Valley

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Employment Gold Card is proving a hit with creative and entrepreneurial talent from Silicon Valley in the United States, the government said Tuesday. Pre...

Taiwan considers unemployment benefits for foreigners with APRC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Foreigners holding an Alien Permanent Resident Certificate (APRC) might be considered for unemployment payments and other social benefits, the Liberty Times reported Tuesday. ...

Taiwan beats annual target for enrollment of Southeast Asian students

The number of enrollments in Taiwan's tertiary institutions by Southeast Asian students in academic year 2017-2018 was more than 41,000, higher than the government's target of 40,300, Acting M...

Bill proposed to attract foreign talent in key sectors

Taipei, May 15 (CNA) The Cabinet on Tuesday proposed further relaxing rules governing the recruitment and employment of foreign professionals, in an effort to attract more overseas talent to meet the ...

Ministry of Economic Affairs announces new 'Invest Taiwan' Office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has announced plans to create a new office to assist foreign investors and to attract foreign talent to Taiwan. The n...

Taiwan delegation in U.S. to recruit research talent

New York (CNA) - A delegation of Taiwanese officials and university presidents is currently in the U.S. to recruit overseas Taiwanese and foreign talent for local research positions. Kicking off th...