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1st migrant workers land in Taiwan after 6-month ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven Indonesian migrant workers landed in Taiwan on Wednesday evening (Nov. 17), marking the first group of migrant workers to enter the country in six months. Ministe...

Taiwan to provide jabs for unvaccinated migrant worker arrivals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As migrant workers will soon start arriving in Taiwan under a special program to alleviate labor shortages in some industries, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) o...

Taiwan opens to 1st wave of 1,700 Indonesian migrant workers today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a nearly year-old ban on Indonesian migrant workers, Taiwan on Thursday (Nov. 11) opened its borders to 1,700 laborers and caregivers from Indonesia. On Wednesday...

Taiwan's new foreign talent recruitment law takes effect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A law designed to recruit foreign talent by relaxing the requirements for them to work in Taiwan, obtain permanent residency, and receive tax concessions went into effect ...

Fees for extending Gold Cards unveiled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) has rolled out a new fee structure for extending Gold Cards by a maximum of three years at a time, in line with legal reforms aimed at i...

It’s a case of the blues for Taiwan’s Gold Card program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Gold Card program, highlighted by the government as a way to bring in high-caliber foreign talent, is currently at a crossroads as some holders repatriate t...

Taiwan's legislature passes foreign talent recruitment bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Legislative Yuan on Friday (June 18) passed a bill designed to recruit foreign talent by relaxing requirements for them to work in Taiwan and obtain benefits. On Fr...

G7 summit a landmark moment for Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – Cornwall is a stereotypically English landscape of rugged cliffs and rolling countryside, a land packed with stories of pirates and smuggling, where tourists from aroun...

Taiwan's foreign talent recruitment bill passes preliminary reading

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a preliminary reading, the Legislative Yuan on Monday (May 10) approved a proposed amendment to an act that aims to lower requirements for foreign white-collar profe...

Apartment rental demand surges as expats move to Taiwan in midst of COVID-19: Agency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's aggressive efforts to fight the coronavirus early paid off, as the country posted strong economic growth in 2020, with a significant increase in the number of...

Taiwan confirms 4 COVID cases imported from Kazakhstan, Egypt, Philippines, India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Friday (April 30) confirmed four new COVID-19 cases imported from Kazakhstan, Egypt, the Philippines, and India, bringing the nation's total to 1,128. The...

HK actor Anthony Wong receives Taiwan employment gold card

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Famed Hong Kong actor and pro-democracy activist Anthony Wong (黃秋生) has received Taiwan's Employment Gold Card. The National Development Council (NDC) on Sunday (Ap...

Taiwan to relax labor laws to attract white-collar foreign talent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A proposed amendment to a labor regulation in Taiwan would likely allow foreign graduates from prestigious universities to work in the country without prior work experienc...

New Taiwan landmark to be designed by renowned Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A multipurpose facility to be designed by world-famous Spanish architect and structural engineer Santiago Calatrava is set to become a new landmark in northern Taiwan'...

Accelerating Women's Economic Empowerment Webinar: The post-COVID world offers new models of economic justice and empowerment for women

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 22 March 2021 - Organized by Taiwan's Foundation for Women's Rights Promotion and Development and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with support from the Taiwan Econ...