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Asset management CEO arrested in Taiwan pension fund scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The CEO and other executives of one of Taiwan's largest asset management companies are being held incommunicado after being questioned over an alleged national labor f...

Minister debunks long-standing rumor Taiwan’s Labor Pension Fund to go broke in 2026

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Minister of Labor Hsu Ming-chun (許銘春) debunked a long-running rumor during a hearing in the country’s legislature on Monday (May 18) that the country&...

Taiwan Presidential Candidate Han Kuo-yu unveils policies to protect workers' rights

The campaign team of opposition Kuomintang presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Thursday unveiled three policy proposals to address wage stagnation and better protect workers' rights in Taiw...

Taiwan's JCIC honors 40 financial institutions at 12nd annual awards ceremony

(Taiwan News) - To promote the accuracy and quality of credit information, the Joint Credit Information Center (JCIC) established two awards in 2007 to honor financial institutions with outstanding re...

Taiwan's monthly minimum wage to be increased by 5% on Jan. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Among a number of new regulations to be rolled out on Jan. 1, 2019 includes a 5 percent increase in the monthly minimum wage and a 7 percent increase in the hourly minimum wage...

Taiwan headline news

Taipei, Dec. 20 -- The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Wednesday are as follows: @United Daily News: Four New Party members released following questioning by Taipei prosecutors @China Ti...

AmCham lauds Taiwan's new foreign talent act as breakthrough towards global society

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to a November 8 press release by the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei, AmCham Taipei has given its complete support towards the new foreign talent act and exten...

Law passed in Taiwan’s Legislature to greatly benefit foreign professionals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Legislature passed the Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professional Talent (外國專業人才延攬及僱用法) on Tuesday, greatly benefiting foreign profession...

Legislature to review draft bill designed to lure foreign talent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Economic Committee in the Legislative Yuan will review a draft bill today designed to streamline regulations governing the employment of foreign white collar workers in Tai...

Brazil's Temer celebrates first year, expressing optimism

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian President Michel Temer celebrated his first year in office on Friday with a discreet ceremony, expressing optimism about the weak economy and vowing to push a series ...

Taiwanese labor groups demand labor pension that guarantees basic living standard

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--An estimated 10,000 local workers took to the streets of Taipei on Monday in a Labor Day march to issue five demands they expect from the government, including a call for draftin...

10,000 Taiwanese expected to march in Taipei on Labor Day

An estimated 10,000 local workers will take to the streets Monday in a Labor Day march to call for greater protection of labor rights. The workers will gather on Ketagalan Boulevard in front of the...

Cabinet approves draft bill easing regulations on foreign professionals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Cabinet approved on Thursday a draft bill that is designed to streamline regulations governing the employment of foreign white collar workers in Taiwan and to incentivize t...

Cabinet pushes for extending pension eligibility to foreigners with permanent residence

Thursday’s Executive Yuan meeting passes a draft amendment to Labor Pension Act that would make foreigners who have gained permanent residence in Taiwan eligible for the new labor pension plan. ...

Labor pension amendment bill passed to allow recipients options

Legislature passed a Labor Pension Act amendment bill Tuesday, allowing retiring private sector workers who are 60 or older and have participated in the labor insurance for 15 years or longer the opti...