Dutch parliament passes motion supporting Taiwan's international participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Dutch House of Representatives has passed a bipartisan motion supporting Taiwan’s participation in international organizations and global affairs. The motion,...

Overseas Taiwanese to provide support in Ireland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Overseas Taiwanese communities in Ireland have formed an association intended to provide help to their fellow nationals in the country. Chen Hui-wen (鄭惠文), who convened...

Pro-democracy activists in NYC march to support Taiwan, Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pro-Taiwan groups and overseas Taiwanese in the U.S. converged in New York City on Saturday (Sept. 7) to march for Taiwan’s inclusion in the United Nations and to ra...

Taiwan seeks to attract investment from Malaysia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Economic Affairs’ Department of Investment Services (DOIS) held an event in Malaysia last week in hopes of attracting investment in the island nation...

Trump's new tariffs likely to expedite Taiwan companies' return home: investment official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday (Aug. 23) threatened to further increase the tariffs on Chinese exports in reprisal for China’s latest counter-tariffs, and he ...

Taiwan's jobless rate edges up in July

Taipei (CNA) Taiwan's unemployment rate rose slightly in July due to the entry of new graduates to the job market, the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) said Thursda...

Taiwan KMT presidential candidate plans to vist US in fall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) is planning to visit the United States in September or October, reports said on Sunday (Aug. 18). Han said on Su...

Taiwan defense minister presents helicopters and Humvees to Paraguay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Defense Minister Yen De-fa (嚴德發) recently visited Paraguay to present Taiwan’s only ally in South America with helicopter and Humvees, the Ministry of National Defen...

Kaohsiung mayor’s wife to campaign among overseas Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Li Chia-fen (李佳芬), the wife of Kaohsiung’s mayor and presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), will visit multiple overseas Taiwanese communities in August on behalf ...

Taiwanese-founded beverage shop attacked by Chinese trolls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Political controversies stirred up by drink shops are not limited to within the territories of Taiwan or across the Taiwan Strait, but they have also spread to as far as G...

Taiwan mayor embarks on six-day trip to Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) embarked on a journey to eastern Japan on Tuesday (Aug. 6), where he will meet with officials, private sector representatives, and overs...

Four more companies will invest in Taiwan amid US-China trade war

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Another four Taiwanese companies have pledged to boost their investment in Taiwan amid the trade friction between the United States and China, raising total pledges to more than NT$450...

President of Taiwan welcomed by hundreds of overseas compatriots in Colorado

DENVER (CNA) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was welcomed by hundreds of cheering overseas Taiwanese compatriots as she arrived Friday in the U.S. city of Denver, the last stop of her 12-day state vis...

Taiwan's economics ministry approves three firms' investments

The Ministry of Economic Affairs said Thursday that it has approved applications from Hannstar Display Corp. and two unnamed firms to invest in Taiwan under a plan launched by the government to encour...

Legislature passes bill to attract investment by overseas Taiwanese

The Legislature passed a special bill Wednesday aimed at encouraging remittances of funds from abroad, by offering preferential tax rates to potential returning investors. Under the bill, Taiwanese...