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Taiwanese short film wins Golden Reel Award at LAAPFF
Los Angeles, April 29 (CNA) Taiwanese director Joseph Chen-chieh Hsu's latest short "The Lobster Kid" won the Golden Reel Award at the just-concluded Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF), the highest honor granted at the festival for a short film.A total of 106 short films from the Asia...
Colombian, Australian win Taipei 101 Run Up
Taipei, May 1 (CNA) Colombian Frank Carreño and Australian Alice McNamara won the men's and women's events, respectively, in this year's Taipei 101 Run Up Sunday.Carreño, who was taking part in the race for the first time, finished the 91-floor, 2,046-step climb in 11:47.24, eight seconds ahead of t...
Emirates flies first daily Airbus A380 from Dubai to Taipei
Taipei, May 1 (CNA) Emirates airline launched a regular service Sunday of its Airbus A380 superjumbo aircraft, billed as the most spacious passenger aircraft in the world, to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport.The plane carrying about 600 passengers departed from Dubai and landed in Taiwan at arou...
Taiwan wins four medals in Shanghai archery world cup
Taipei, May 1 (CNA) Taiwanese archers won a gold, two silver and a bronze medals in the recurve women's team, mixed team, and individual events, respectively, at the 2016 Archery World Cup in Shanghai Sunday.Tan Ya-ting who competed in the women's team, individual and mixed team competitions, won a ...
Taiwanese artist elected to American Academy of Arts and Science
Taipei, May 2 (CNA) Taiwan-based artist Liu Kuo-sung, widely regarded as the father of modern Chinese ink painting, has been elected a new foreign honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS), according to the prestigious academy.The AAAS, frequently known as the American Acad...
OCAC and FSC Work Together to Train Overseas Chinese Students
The Overseas Community Affairs Council (OCAC) and the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) worked together last year, for the first time, holding the '2015 Financial Asia Cup Information Session for Training Talents of Overseas Chinese Students' with the success of training nearly 180 overseas Chi...
Delegation of U.S. congressional aides visits ICD
Department of International Cooperation Senior Executive Officer Der-Sung Wu received a visiting delegation of congressional aides on May.5,2016. During the meeting, they exchanged views on a range of topics, including Taiwan-U.S. economic and trade ties, Taiwan's bid to join the Trans- Pacific Part...
Earthquake alerts help citizens take precautions
Via  the  Public  Warning  System  (PWS)  established  by  the  National  Communications  Commission  (NCC),  instant  earthquake  alerts  and  Short  Message  Service  (SMS)  reports  incorporating  Central  Weather  Bureau  (CWB)  earthquake  information  are  sent  to  mobile  phones  free  of  c...
Safeguard ROC fishermen’s working rights in international waters: premier
Regarding  the  Okinotori  reef  incident,  Premier  Chang  San-cheng  today  expressed  hope  that  Taiwan  and  Japan  can  have  positive  discussions  and  interaction  under  the  precondition  that  the  rights  and  interests  of  ROC  fishermen  are  protected.Experience  from  the  Diaoyuta...
Proactive Assistance from Traditional Industry South Team of MOEA Helps Achieve High-value Metal Product Industry Chain
The 13th Light Metal Award in 2016 kicks off with the themes for the Student Division being “Material Substitution: Convenient Living” and “Material Optimization: Boosting Performance”, and “Technology Breakthrough: Value Innovation” for the Adult Division. Participants are required to employ light ...
Promoting Domestic Auto Industry to Adopt an Innovative Digital Hand Tool Business Model
To promote innovative business model in Taiwan’s hand tool industry and enourage the industry to move toward added-value, intelligent operation, and intensive growth, the Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) at MOEA has assisted the industry in creating its R&D cluster to deploy digital hand tools an...
Statistics of the Department of Commerce for number of cases of the company name and business scope pre-screening application(April, 2016)
一、April,2016 statistics of the Department of Commerce for number of cases of the company name and business scope pre-screening application is totally 8,822.The results shown as the attachment.二、Pursuant to Article 18, Paragraph 5 of the Company Act:Before proceeding to the company incorporation regi...
Premier kicks off Tung blossom festival
Premier  Chang  San-cheng  today  attended  the  opening  ceremony  for  New  Taipei  City’s  2016  Hakka  Tung  Blossom  Festival,  where  he  invited  the  public  to  come  out  and  enjoy  Taiwan’s  natural  beauty.  “The  Tung  blossom  season  is  the  most  beautiful  time  of  year  in  Taiw...
What is "income from sources in the Republic of China"?
The National Taxation Bureau of the Northern Area, Ministry of Finance (NTBNA, MOF), indicated that "income from sources in the Republic of China," used in Article 8 of the Income Tax Act, refers to income in the following categories:1. Dividends distributed by companies incorporated and registered ...
[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...
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