Annual quota for Japanese working holiday visas offered to Taiwanese to double

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and Japan signed an agreement on Thursday to double the annual quota of Taiwanese allowed to receive Japanese working holiday visas from 5,000 to 10,000, beginning ...

Indonesia, Australia signing agreement to boost trade

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia and Australia were to sign a free trade agreement Monday that will eliminate many tariffs, allow Australian-owned hospitals to be set up in the giant Southeast Asia...

Australia and Taiwan share common values: envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Australia’s top envoy to Taiwan, Gary Cowan, said that Australia and Taiwan share common values and a deepening relationship during an event in Taipei on Jan. 23, re...

Taiwan and Canada introduce new measures on mutual working holiday visas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An update for the reciprocal pact concerning the issuance of working holiday visas between Taiwan and Canada has gone into effect, which will allow citizens of the two nat...

Young Taiwanese can now apply for working holiday in Luxembourg

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As of yesterday, young people in Taiwan can now apply for a year-long working holiday visa for Luxembourg. A young person’s working holiday agreement signed by Ta...

Taiwan and Luxembourg sign working holiday agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and Luxembourg have agreed to a reciprocal working holiday program, making the European nation the 16th country around the globe to have made a similar de...

Taiwan MOFA issues ‘yellow alert’ travel warning to Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs has upped its travel warning level for Australia to the medium level, "yellow alert" on Augu...

Taiwanese woman on working holiday in Aus. reportedly raped by job interviewer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese woman hoping for a positive start to her working holiday experience in Australia reported that she was raped during her job interview after only four days in t...

Australian Representative acclaims the beauty of Taiwan  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Australian Representative Designate to Taipei, Gary Cowan expressed his interest in Taiwan and named three good things he liked most about the country during an interview ...

Taiwan agricultural working holiday program for Southeast Asian nations to start in June: COA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The agricultural working holiday program for New Southbound Policy countries is expected to be implemented as early as in June, Council of Agriculture Minister Lin Ts...

Taiwan and Israel to reach agreements on working holiday visas and driver's licenses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Asher Yarden, Israeli representative to Taiwan, announced Thursday that Israel and Taiwan would soon sign agreements regarding the issuance of working holiday visas a...

Taiwan to offer agricultural working holiday program for SE Asian nations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture (COA) has been negotiating for a new working holiday program that would encourage foreigners from Southeast Asia to visit Taiwan for ...

Expanded Taiwan-Austria working holiday program goes into effect

Taipei, Jan. 13 (CNA) A reciprocal working holiday program between Taiwan and Austria has been expanded to include more working holiday visas of longer duration, according to Taiwan's&nb...

Revelers flock to Xinyi District to celebrate arrival of new year

Taipei, Dec. 31 (CNA) As the countdown to 2018 entered its final stages, revelers flocked to Taipei City Hall Square on Sunday night, eagerly anticipating the annual fireworks show at the Taipei 101 s...

Taiwan and S. Korea agree to raise quotas for working holiday visas in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Dec. 28 that the quotas for working holiday visas for Taiwanese and South Korean applicants would both ...