China lodges protest against Taiwan president’s US visits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has once again filed a protest against the United States government for allowing President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to transit on its territory on her Caribbean trip sched...

Four firms boost total Taiwan investment pledges to over NT$400 billion

Taipei (CNA) - Another four Taiwanese companies have pledged to boost investments in Taiwan, raising the total pledges to more than NT$400 billion (US$12.90 billion) so far this year under the governm...

Cabinet approves projects to boost investment in Taiwan

The Cabinet on Thursday approved three projects to boost investment in Taiwan by providing new incentives estimated to increase investment by NT$1.75 trillion (US$5.65 billion) and create 104,000 jobs...

Taiwan doubles efforts to woo its overseas-based technology talent

The 31 overseas-based Taiwanese participating in the program have expertise in the fields of information communication, electronics engineering, and biomedical science, and most of them are from the U...

3 additional Taiwan firms pledge to invest NT$37.6 billion at home

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Three additional Taiwanese companies operating overseas have pledged to invest a total of NT$37.6 billion (US$1.20 billion) in Taiwan to avoid the possible impact from rising trade ten...

Taiwanese across the world protest Taiwan's exclusion from WHA

Taiwanese in Brussels, Rome and several other European cities, as well as Sydney in Australia took to the streets Thursday (May 16) to protest Taiwan's exclusion from the upcoming annual World Hea...

Taiwan ex-Premier’s speech in Japan to receive extra attention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Premier William Lai (賴清德) might be addressing hundreds when he speaks in Tokyo Sunday (May 12) about the common challenges facing Taiwan and Japan. The Democrati...

Escalating US-China trade tensions to have 'limited' impact on Taiwan: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The impact of the new tariffs, imposed by the United States targeting Chinese goods, on Taiwan will be “limited,” said President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (...

Taiwan sets new goal for overseas Taiwanese firms' investments

A government goal to attract NT$250 billion of investment from overseas Taiwanese firms returning to the country in one year has been doubled to NT$500 billion, after nearly NT$280 billion of investme...

Taiwan ex-Premier Lai visits Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Premier William Lai (賴清德) left for a five-day visit to Japan Wednesday (May 8) evening. The trip came as a Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) five-person panel w...

Taiwan’s GDP in 2019 to remain at 2.12%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER) reports that Taiwan’s predicted 2019 GDP growth rate is unchanged at 2.12 percent, as forecast in January, but cauti...

Talent deficit Taiwan's biggest problem for returnee investors: MOEA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A talent deficit is the biggest problem Taiwan must solve as more and more overseas Taiwanese companies move back and invest in the country, said the Ministry of Economic ...

Taiwanese citizen injured in Sri Lanka bomb blasts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- One Taiwanese man has been injured after nine bombs struck churches, luxury hotels, and other sites on Easter Sunday, killing at least 207 people and wounding 450, reported CNA...

Investment from Taiwanese expats reach NT$120 billion: president

Investment from returning Taiwanese entrepreneurs has reached NT$120 billion (US$3.89 billion) since the beginning of the year and more is expected to follow, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Sunday....

Taiwan Foreign Minister rejects ‘One Country, Two Systems’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - China might think the ‘One Country, Two Systems’ formula is a sign of goodwill toward Taiwan, but opinion on the island would disagree, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳...