Taiwan SMEs call for revived cross-strait talk after Tsai's re-election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s corporate world on Monday (Jan. 13) urged the Tsai government to put aside its differences with the opposition and resume the long-halted dialogue with Chin...

7 changes to affect foreigners living in Taiwan in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple changes will go into effect in Taiwan in the new year. Here is a list of several that foreigners living in the country should know. Increase of minimum monthly...

Taiwan’s Taoyuan attracts more investment than Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Under a government program to attract more investment, Taoyuan has emerged as the top destination among the country’s six special municipalities, ahead of Kaohsiung ...

Taiwan donates US$550,000 to APEC for regional economic integration

Taiwan on Monday donated US$550,000 to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) to support the forum's initiatives in advancing economic integration and sustainable growth across the region, a...

Taiwan small and medium enterprises see steady growth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a document disclosed by the Ministry of Economic Affairs on Tuesday (Nov. 5), small and medium enterprises in Taiwan are said to have shown steady growth in 2019, while...

Taiwan ranks 15th in World Bank Doing Business report

Taiwan is ranked 15th among 190 economies and seventh in the Asia-Pacific, according to the Doing Business report released Oct. 24 by Washington-based World Bank. Scoring 80.9 out of 100, Taiwan fi...

Taiwan startups secure deals worth over US$20 million at Singapore trade show

Taiwan companies secured orders worth NT$640 million (US$20.5 million) at Innovfest Unbound in Singapore, spotlighting the success of government efforts to promote emerging enterprises, the Ministry o...

Taiwan sets up platform to promote the island’s dental skills overseas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s dental technology is about to become a lot better known overseas after several organizations joined hands to form an international dental marketing platform...

Movie-style posters promoting Japanese SMEs well-received

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Many Japanese small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are now turning to creative movie-style posters to promote themselves and improve workers’ morale. According to ...

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...

Bloomberg Business bets on 'Made in Taiwan' brand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Hong Kong version of Bloomberg Businessweek indicates with this week’s magazine cover, that the company expects for Taiwan to become a major beneficiary of the t...

DGE sees Taiwan making headway on gender equality

Taiwan ranks eighth globally and first in Asia based on data used to compile the latest U.N. Gender Inequality Index, according to the Cabinet-level Department of Gender Equality. Scoring 0.056 ou...

Tsai: government will undertake 3 key tasks to bolster Taiwan's SMEs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen attended a New Year gathering of national small and medium enterprises (SMEs) Tuesday, where she said the government is to undertake three key indus...

Taiwan building ties with India to shake off dependence on China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan External Trade Development Council Chairman James Huang (黃志芳) has said India is the “jewel” in Taiwan’s new economic strategy, according to Financ...

China hackers steal 3 million Taipei health department files

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An attack by hackers which succeeded in stealing personal data from 2.98 million files at the Taipei department of health originated in China, reports said Wednesday. T...