New Taipei gambling den disguised as car wash caught using stimulus coupons

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After police raided an illegal gambling den hidden above a car wash on Wednesday (July 22), officers discovered that many gamblers were shamelessly placing bets with econo...

Taiwan issues NT$500 sports vouchers, foreign spouses eligible

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education's Sports Administration on Monday (July 20) announced it is issuing 4 million sports vouchers (動滋券, dongzi vouchers) worth NT$500 (US$17) eac...

Taiwan's stimulus vouchers up for grabs today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's stimulus vouchers became available at post offices across the country on Wednesday (July 15). This month, Taiwan launched its "Triple Stimulus Voucher...

Taiwan's Ministry of Culture announces NT$1.2 billion arts coupon stimulus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of the public can apply for arts industry stimulus coupons from July 18. To boost the arts industry following the travails of COVID-19, the Ministry of Culture ...

Pre-orders for Taiwan's stimulus vouchers start today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pre-orders for Taiwan's stimulus vouchers started at 9 a.m. on Wednesday morning (July 1), with the vouchers to become valid starting on July 15. This month, Taiwan...

Foreigners not wed to Taiwanese ineligible for stimulus vouchers: MOEA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign residents of Taiwan who are not married to a Taiwanese citizen will not be eligible for stimulus vouchers that will be released next month because the program is &...

ATMs can convert Taiwan's stimulus vouchers to NT$2,000 cash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When Taiwan's stimulus vouchers go into effect next month, Taiwanese citizens and foreign spouses will have the option of converting them to cash by using ATMs from th...

Stimulus vouchers can be used for online ticket purchases: Taiwan cabinet

The government's new stimulus voucher program will allow the online purchase of tickets for cultural and sporting events, the Cabinet said Thursday (June 4), adding that the policy remains consist...

Foreign spouses can also use Taiwan's stimulus vouchers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In addition to Taiwanese citizens, foreign and Chinese spouses will also be able to utilize stimulus vouchers, which the government will make available in mid-July to revi...

Taiwan MOEA announces launch of stimulus coupons in July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the coronavirus pandemic situation in Taiwan continues to improve, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on Wednesday (May 20) confirmed that the stimulus coupons des...

Taiwan to issue stimulus coupons in both physical and electronic form

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Economic Affairs Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津) said Monday (May 4) that the stimulus coupons issued by the government to help revive Taiwan's economy will come in b...

Taiwan expands special budget for economic relief to NT$210 billion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Legislative Yuan on Tuesday (April 21) passed the review for the expanded economic relief budget, hoping the additional NT$150 billion (US$4.99 billion) could help sof...

Taiwan ex-president suggests replacing stimulus coupons with cash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) on Monday (April 13) suggested that the ruling government follow the U.S. and Japan in distributing cash subsidies to the Taiwanese pub...

Taiwan's daily production of face masks soon to reach 15 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following Monday's (April 6) daily updates on Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Taiwan, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) declared that the island nation is ...