Citizenship for Saints---only ?

I hail from a country with a history of immigration, where full nationality with voting rights, right to apply for phone, internet and credit card are given on fulfillment of clear regulations to Taiw...

Work permit re-application process simplified for foreign professionals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Effective this month, foreign professionals who have worked in Taiwan and are applying for the same type of work, will no longer have to submit diplomas and other qualific...

Taiwan News is Now Hiring Full-time and Part-time Bilingual Writers

We are seeking a bilingual (English and Mandarin) candidate who can quickly plug into our team of writers and create daily news content about Taiwan and world events affecting Taiwan. Responsibilit...

92-year-old Belgian priest granted Taiwanese citizenship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A 92-year-old Catholic priest, who has devoted himself to humanitarian work for Taiwan for 65 years, is expected to receive his Taiwanese ID card today, according to the New Ta...

Foxconn announces $10 billion 'Flying Eagle Plan' to move plants to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn Technology Group chairman and CEO, Terry Gou (郭台銘), announced yesterday at the annual shareholder's meeting plans to spend over US$10 billion on American ...

Easing of visa rules for New Southbound Policy countries takes effect

New visa regulations for passport holders from South and Southeast Asian countries took effect June 1 as part of efforts to expand multifaceted exchanges with the regions under the government’s ...

How to Find a Teaching Job in Taiwan

The following is a guide to finding English teaching jobs in Taiwan written by a 27-year-old English teacher, Stephen, from the United States and originally posted on his blog OnaDateWithAsia.  ...

Foreign newborns to automatically receive health insurance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Babies born to foreign nationals legally residing in Taiwan will automatically receive national health insurance, instead of having to wait for an extended period of ...

Favorite foreign place for Thais to work and travel: Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan is the first choice of the Thai people when it comes to working abroad, accounting for about half of Thailand’s migrant workers, according to statistics of Thai...

Vietnamese woman to face deportation for working as an intern

Taipei (CNA) A Vietnamese woman who received a resident visa for investing in Taiwan will be deported after she was found to be "working as an intern" at a dumpling store. Immigrat...

Five-Dime Taipei to close March 31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After over 16 years of business, Five Dime Taipei has announced its official closing date. Owner Hsieh Li-Hsiang said the restaurant is ceasing operations March 31 for ...

Six runaway Indonesian workers arrested in Chiayi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)-Police arrested six Indonesian runaway workers Feb. 25 as they gathered at a snack bar in Chiayi, a southern Taiwanese county.​ Beidou police station received a report saying tha...

Japanese favor Taiwan’s workplace environment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Japanese workers in Taiwan have found office life more comfortable than in Japan—they note that Taiwanese coworkers are friendly and work-related stress is lower. In i...

Editorial: Taiwan is a force for peace in the Trump universe

The advent of real estate tycoon and TV show host Donald Trump at the White House has created uncertainty and fear on a global scale due to the unorthodox nature of both his views and of the way of pu...

Taiwan celebrates migrants day, vows to be more inclusive

New immigrants and their children showcased diverse cultures with a series of performances Saturday in Taipei at an event organized by the National Immigration Agency in order to celebrate Internation...