President Tsai calls for Taiwan-UK free trade agreement

President Tsai Ing-wen said Aug. 3 that Taiwan and the U.K. should prioritize concluding a free trade or bilateral investment agreement so as to create more win-win opportunities and inject fresh impe...

PGA Championship capsules

A capsule look at 10 top contenders for the PGA Championship, to be played Aug. 10-13 at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina: JORDAN SPIETH Age: 24. ...

Taiwan’s 'New Southbound Policy' and Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Taiwan seeks to diversify its economy under its "New Southbound Policy," Australia has been identified as one of the important nations to expan...

Applications for participating in Taiwan's Tefuye trail working holiday begin

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan’s Chiayi Forest District Office is organizing a three-day working holiday activity to restore Alishan Tefuye Historical Trail (特富野古道), with only 30 positions up for ...

Ministry of the Interior organizes International Workshop to Combat Human Trafficking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - In order to prevent human trafficking and in response to the U.S. State Department releasing its annual TIP report, which pointed out that Taiwan deserv...

Constructor of U.S. university building is hiring Taiwanese cement workers, offering salary of NT$120,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The builder of a construction project in Guam, a U.S. territory in the Pacific Ocean, is recruiting experienced cement workers from Taiwan, offering a daily pay of NT$3...

Taiwanese backpacker caught with child porn at Brisbane Airport jailed 18 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A 24-year-old Taiwanese has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for carrying child pornography on his arrival at Brisbane Airport last year. According to Brisbane Times, the...

Trump's team to raise millions for Jan. 20 events

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The scramble to shape his administration underway, President-elect Donald Trump's team has simultaneously begun turning its attention to raising tens of millions of dollars for...

Taiwan—a favorite working holiday destination for many French young people

French young people have many choices when it comes to destinations of working holiday, but some of them are most interested in Taiwan. To some French young people, their impression of Taiwan is li...

Examination Yuan calls for tightening up working holiday program

Working holiday has become a fad among Taiwan’s young people in recent years, with more than 190,000 person-time participation as of the end of last year. However, the Examination Yuan (EY) found that...

Visiting Hungarian parliamentarians to strengthen ties with Taiwan

A delegation from the Hungarian Parliament is visiting Taiwan to improve exchanges with their counterparts in Taiwan and explore the feasibility of bilateral cooperation in the areas of economics and ...

Documents to enter foreign country visa-free listed by MOFA

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Tuesday once again urged Taiwanese nationals to have the required documents ready should they wish to enter a country that has included Taiwan in its visa-waiver progra...

Taiwan, Czech Republic sign MOU on working holiday

Taiwan and the Czech Republic have signed a memorandum of understanding that paves the way for a reciprocal working holiday program, which is expected to be launched in April 2016, Taiwan's Ministr...

Taiwan, Canada to sign agreements for double taxation avoidance

President Ma Ying-jeou said on Wednesday that Taiwan and Canada have finished negotiations on the Agreements for the Avoidance of Double Taxation, and are expected to sign the agreements soon. Pre...

Taiwan, Japan sign agreement on avoidance of double taxation (update)

Taipei, Nov. 26 (CNA) Taiwan and Japan signed a bilateral agreement on the avoidance of double taxation in Tokyo Thursday, according to Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The two sides also ...