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...

Taiwan bans sale of stimulus vouchers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of the public in Taiwan have been cautioned against illegally purchasing or selling stimulus vouchers launched to vitalize the economy from the coronavirus fallout...

Taipei’s Ningxia Night Market introduces voucher scheme to woo visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the nationwide stimulus voucher scheme soon to kick off, one of Taipei’s most famous night markets has rolled out its own voucher deals to attract visitors. ...

Poll shows highest ever support for Taiwan independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over half of Taiwanese support formal independence for their country, according to a survey released by the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF) on Monday (June 22)....

Taiwan company gives NT$1,500 to each migrant worker to boost spending

A manufacturing company in Taoyuan City has given NT$1,500 (US$50) to each of his approximately 500 migrant workers this week to promote spending and help revitalize the economy, the local government ...

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...

Benefits of Taiwan stimulus plan only temporary: Economist

The Taiwan government's stimulus measures are likely to spur domestic consumption in the short term, as the country relaxes its COVID-19 restrictions, but the country's economic future will de...

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...

Taiwan's local governments roll out hot deals to boost stimulus voucher spending

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cities and counties in Taiwan are rushing to launch hot deals that encourage consumer spending, in line with the central government’s stimulus plan that is set to ki...

Taiwan’s stimulus voucher scheme to kick off July 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) announced on Tuesday (June 2) that the stimulus vouchers aimed to boost Taiwan’s economy amid fallout from the coronavirus (COVID-19) wi...

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 mulls ‘spend NT$1,000, get NT$3,000’ stimulus measure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of Taiwan’s top policy-making body on Monday (May 25) hinted at plans to implement a spending incentive that will see consumers given NT$3,000 (US$100) for ...