Taiwan’s ITRI strikes electric vehicle deal in Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI, 工研院) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Thai company Panus Assembly to develop electric vehicles in the late...

Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy attracts more ASEAN companies to list on TWSE

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation (TWSE) announced on Tuesday (June 11) that in addition to Vietnam, Thailand has become an important trade partner of Taiwan, with three Thai c...

Two Indian students drown at university in Southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two Indian exchange students drowned in a pond at Nanhua University in Chiayi County early Tuesday (June 11) morning. The two men, both 21 years old, spent one semester...

Taiwan to intensify New Southbound Policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The New Southbound Policy will grow stronger over the next few years, with closer cooperation with the 18 target countries, Minister without Portfolio and top trade negoti...

Philippines showcases 11 startups at Taiwan technology trade show

The Philippines' representative office in Taiwan on Wednesday showcased 11 cutting edge and innovative startups representing the Philippine start-up community at InnoVEX 2019, the startup-focused ...

Time for Taiwan to launch a campaign of guerrilla diplomacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This is the first of a two part series on why Taiwan should take bolder actions in international diplomacy to encourage increased political engagement across the globe, an...

New Southbound Policy bearing fruit, says Taiwan trade office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of people from “New Southbound” countries residing in Taiwan has increased by 60 percent since 2016, according to the Executive Yuan’s Office ...

Trade and investment between India and Taiwan set for major growth

TAIPEI (Taipei News) – Recent statements from the Department of Investment Services of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) indicate that the economic and trade partnership between India and ...

Taiwan Expo series goes into second-tier cities in New Southbound Policy countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A series of Taiwan Expo organized by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) will be held in five second-tier cities in New Southbound Policy countries in 2019,...

Taiwan targets second-tier cities to expand presence in Southeast Asia market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese trade authorities will hold five expos this year targeting second-tier cities in Southeast Asian countries as part of the initiative to promote the New Southboun...

President Tsai pledges to make Taiwan a reliable digital nation, attract investment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 300 exhibitors from 50 countries will showcase the latest information security products and solutions at the international security exposition, secutech, in Taip...

More Vietnamese arrested for trafficking migrant workers to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Five Vietnamese have been detained by the country's Ministry of Public Security in a case linked to the trafficking of 152 tourists in Taiwan late last year, it was announc...

US State Department botches map of Taiwan in anti-BRI video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. State Department has blundered in its attempt to counter Communist Chinese propaganda about its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) by falling for Beijing's mantra that...

60% of foreigners working Taiwan's tech industry are Filipinos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At over 60 percent, Filipino workers comprise the majority of foreign workers in Taiwan's electronics and technology industry, and many Taiwanese companies are shifting pro...

Taiwan opens travel fair in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Tourism Bureau opened a three-day travel fair in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City Saturday (April 27). The April 27-29 event forms part of the government’s Ne...