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[Talk in Taiwan] Which Train?
Essential Chinese at the Railway Station火車Text: Vision Illustration: Choc HsuWhen traveling on your own in Taiwan, taking the train (huo che; 火車) is a great option for getting around the island. The railway systems—High Speed Rail (gao tie; 高鐵) and Taiwan Railways (tai tie; 台鐵)—are modern, convenie...
Nation’s anti-corruption efforts bearing fruit
International  surveys  and  domestic  polls  alike  testify  that  the  government’s  anti-corruption  efforts  in  recent  years  have  produced  overall  improvement,  Premier  Chang  San-cheng  stated  today  while  presiding  over  the  central  anti-corruption  committee’s  16th  meeting.The  ...
Premier praises innovations like NHI card-based tax-filing method
At  the  Cabinet  meeting  today,  Premier  Chang  San-cheng  commended  the  Ministry  of  Finance  (MOF)  for  its  proactive  innovations  in  recent  years  in  promoting  individual  income  tax  e-services  popular  among  the  public,  and  for  the  new  service  debuting  this  May  1  that...
Individual Income Tax Shall Be Levied on Remuneration Received by an Alien for Services Rendered within the Territory of the R.O.C.
TheNational Taxation Bureau of the Central Area (NTBCA), Ministry ofFinance, reminds actorsand crew teams offoreign filming production companies in Taiwan and aliens who live inthe R.O.C. for less than 183 days in a taxable year, that they meetthe rule of non-residents of the R.O.C., according to ou...
Manufacturers Changing Approved Commodities Must Apply for New Registration
The National Taxation Bureau of Northern Area (NTBNA) indicated that if a manufacturer changes the name, specifications, volume, net weight, or contents or materials used of an approved product, a new registration is required. The manufacturer shall apply to the competent tax authority for a change ...
IPR Trends Q1 2016: Patent and Trademark Statistics
Tourism Bureau, TLC borrow fame from vloggers to promote Taiwan
Taipei, April 18 (CNA) Video footage of 12 foreign vloggers who have shot their adventures in Taiwan will be part of the latest Fun Taiwan series on the Travel & Living Channel (TLC), in a collaborative promotional effort with the Tourism Bureau targeting Internet users.In its first attempt to apply...
Taiwan high-speed rail Changhua station wins architectural award
Taipei, April 19 (CNA) Changhua Station, one of 11 stations on Taiwan's high-speed rail line, has been named as a Popular Choice winner of the A+ Awards organized by Architizer, the largest architecture database in the world.Inaugurated last year and designed by Kris Yao, Changhua Station was one of...
Cabinet lineup for education, culture announced
Taipei, April 20 (CNA) Premier-designate Lin Chuan announced more names in his incoming Cabinet lineup Wednesday, including Taichung Deputy Mayor Pan Wen-chung, who has been appointed to take the helm of the Ministry of Education.Also named were Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Cheng Li-chiun...
Taiwan launches new tourism promotion in American market
New York, April 19 (CNA) A new initiative to promote Taiwan's tourism kicked off Tuesday in the United States with the premiere of a television show that features scenic attractions and food in Taiwan.The show, titled "Best of Taste Taiwan: 10 Things You Must Do," premiered at a cinema in New York's...
U.S. House committee reaffirms Taiwan Relations Act
Washington, April 20 (CNA) A U.S. House of Representatives committee has unanimously passed a bipartisan measure to reaffirm the Taiwan Relations Act and the "Six Assurances" -- the guidelines used to conduct relations between the United States and Taiwan.The Foreign Affairs Committee, chaired by Re...
Taiwan donates 6,000 masks to Indonesia as dry season nears
Jakarta, April 21 (CNA) Taiwan's representative to Indonesia Chang Liang-jen donated 6,000 N95 masks to the Indonesian Red Cross Society Thursday, on behalf of the Taiwan government, to help people in the Southeast Asian country combat smog from forest fires during the annual dry season.The donation...
Tsai Ing-wen on Time list of 100 most influential people
Taipei, April 21 (CNA) Taiwan's President-elect Tsai Ing-wen has been included in Time magazine's 2016 list of the 100 most influential people in the world, which was released Thursday.Each year, Time presents its annual list of the world's 100 most influential people, from leaders and artists to pi...
Taiwan to allow credit cards to claim VAT refunds
Taipei, April 24 (CNA) Overseas visitors will be able to use credit cards to apply for value added tax (VAT) refunds in Taiwan from May 1, according to the National Credit Card Center (NCCC).Electronic machines designed to issue VAT refunds will be in operation at Taiwan's nine airports and seven se...
Taiwan drafts financial technology white paper
The  government’s  objectives  for  digitizing  financial  services  are  to  develop  the  financial  technology  (FinTech)  industry,  gain  firmer  control  over  the  domestic  economy,  and  provide  convenient  and  innovative  digital  services  for  the  public,  Premier  Chang  San-cheng  s...
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