Foreigners can apply for work permits in Taiwan via new website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign students and professionals can now file applications for work permits in Taiwan through the EZ Work Permit website launched by the Ministry of Labor (MOL). To r...

Taiwan announces 30-day extension for foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Immigration Agency (NIA) on Monday (Sept. 14) announced that it will provide another 30-day extension to foreigners who arrived on or before March 21...

French YouTuber impressed by Taiwan's military rations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French YouTuber Ku (酷) and his British guest Allan recently did an unboxing review of Taiwanese military rations, and both were impressed by the authentic flavors of the p...

Taiwan to fine drivers for not yielding at crosswalks from Sept. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese authorities will fine drivers and scooter riders for not yielding the right-of-way to pedestrians at crosswalks starting Tuesday (Sept. 1). Those violating th...

Swedish celebrity announces divorce from Taiwanese wife on Lunar Valentine's Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Swedish entertainer Martin Ferm (方馬丁) shocked his fans by announcing on Lunar Valentine's Day that he is getting a divorce from his wife of eight years. On his offi...

Taiwan mulling making foreign arrivals foot bill for coronavirus test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Monday (Aug. 24), the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said it is considering requiring all foreign arrivals to pay for a Wuhan coronavirus test after they comple...

Catholic church central to Filipino community in Taipei amid COVID-19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei church popular among the foreign Catholic community is seeing smaller congregations since it adopted safety protocols to ward off the coronavirus, and nearby Fili...

Taiwan issues 5th visa extension to foreigners stranded by coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday (July 17) announced that it will give its fifth 30-day extension to foreigners stranded by the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19...

Taiwan Railways Administration officially revokes ban on sitting in lobby

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) announced Sunday (July 12) that its plan to indefinitely prohibit sitting on the Taipei Main Station lobby floor has officially be...

Taiwan's coronavirus test rule for ARC holders ends tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday announced that it will be discontinuing a requirement that foreign Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) holders f...

ARC holders angered over coronavirus test requirement to enter Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign residents of Taiwan are lodging complaints with the government over a policy that requires Alien Resident Certificate (ARC, 居留證) holders to provide proof of a nega...

Summer best time for foreign students to enter Taiwan: MOE

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Minister of Education Pan Wen-chung (潘文忠) on Sunday (June 14) said the best time to allow foreign students to return to Taiwan is during summer vacation as the country...

MOE probes alleged exploitation of Eswatini students by Taiwan university

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) announced on Thursday (May 28) that it is opening up an investigation into charges that Mingdao University (MDU) has allegedly been exploit...

Foreigners join 'Stuck in Taiwan - Best Place to Be' for help

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of over 100 foreign travelers who became stranded in Taiwan after the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic broke out have formed a support group and are seeking a...

Demonstrators stage sit-in against proposed ban on gatherings in Taipei Main Station lobby

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hundreds staged a sit-in at Taipei Main Station on Saturday (May 23) to protest a proposed ban on sitting in the lobby, which would deprive the country's Southeast Asi...