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Executive Yuan convenes meeting on work days rule
Premier  Lin  Chuan  convened  an  interministerial  meeting  today  to  discuss  the  “one  day  off  in  every  seven  days”  measure  to  protect  workers’  rights.  Two  resolutions  were  reached  at  the  meeting:1.  In  accordance  with  administrative  regulations,  the  Ministry  of  Labor ...
Statistics of the Department of Commerce for number of cases of the company name and business scope pre-screening application(July, 2016)
1. July,2016 statistics of the Department of Commerce for number of cases of the company name and business scope pre-screening application is totally 7,759.The results shown as the attachment.2. Pursuant to Article 18, Paragraph 5 of the Company Act:Before proceeding to the company incorporation reg...
2016 Taiwan Biotechnology Industry Pavilion
The 2016 Taiwan International Biotechnology Exhibition (BioTaiwan) was held in grand style from July 21~24 at the Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall. This year, the Taiwan Biotechnology Industry Exhibition, hosted by the Industrial Development Bureau under the Ministry of Economic Aff...
Ministry of Economic Affairs’ Visit to the Industry –The Microbio Group
The Ministry of Economic Affairs took the initiative to explore the investment opportunity among the corporations, understand their corporate investment plans and issues, as well as implement and support their own corporate interests. On July 25, led by the Minister of Economic Affairs, Dr. Li Shi-G...
President Tsai apologizes to indigenous peoples on behalf of government
President Tsai Ing-wen apologized on the morning of August 1 to the indigenous peoples on behalf of the government. Beginning at 9:30 on the morning of August 1 outside the Main Entrance to the Presidential Office Building, a shouting ritual was held to symbolize that the indigenous peoples' repres...
Taiwan supports global treaty against illegal fishing
Taiwan  welcomes  the  entry  into  force  of  the  Agreement  on  Port  State  Measures  to  Prevent,  Deter  and  Eliminate  Illegal,  Unreported  and  Unregulated  Fishing  (PSMA)  as  a  major  step  in  the  global  fight  against  illegal  fishing  operations,  the  Executive  Yuan  said  toda...
Employ ICT for autonomous typhoon and flood information services: premier
At  the  Cabinet  meeting  today,  Premier  Lin  Chuan  stated  that  he  expects  typhoon  and  flood  information  services  to  become  more  comprehensive  by  incorporating  the  information  and  communications  technology  industry  to  create  an  autonomous  integrated  system.The  premier ...
The enterprise shall recognize the loss from demolition of buildings, land improvements and undepreciated value as “cost of sale of land” according to its contracts of purchase and sale of land.
The National Taxation Bureau of Northern Area, Ministry of Finance(NTBNA, MOF) indicated that we noted a case that a company (as a seller of land) was required to demolish buildings and land improvements before registration of land transfer pursuant to the contracts of purchase and sale of land. The...
[News] Ferry Trips to Green Island and Orchid Island
Combining visits to Green Island (Ludao) and Orchid Island (Lanyu) off the southeastern coast of Taiwan has now been made easier. Since May this year, once daily (9am), a ferry leaving Fugang Harbor in Taitung County first heads to Orchid Island and then, on the return leg (leaving the island at 2:3...
Three-member delegation of the German Research Center for Geosciences visits Taiwan
July 29, 2016No. 167                                    Professor Dr. Reinhard Hüttl, concurrently chairman of the board and scientific executive director of the German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) and president of the National Academy of Science and Engineering, is leading a three-member G...
Lord Northbrook leads UK parliamentary delegation to Taiwan
July 25, 2016No. 165                                   Lord Northbrook from the British House of Lords is leading a five-member delegation, consisting of members of both Houses of the UK Parliament, to the Republic of China (Taiwan) from July 24 to July 30. The aim is to better understand ROC foreig...
Premier talks investment climate with AmCham Taipei
Premier  Lin  Chuan  received  a  delegation  from  the  American  Chamber  of  Commerce  (AmCham)  in  Taipei  today,  discussing  recommendations  on  Taiwan’s  investment  climate  and  ways  to  forge  closer  links  with  world  markets.  Lin  also  thanked  AmCham  Chairman  Dan  Silver  for  ...
A New Public Plaza in Kaohsiung Station’s Future—Station Seeks to be Part of the City Residents’ Hearts
“A station is more than just a station”. The new Kaohsiung Station will utilize its architectural design to attract citizens to hold events in the station’s public space. A place where local stories will come to life, city residents will have cherished memories that are tied to this future train sta...
Taiwan's Presidential Office sends condolences over Munich shooting
Taipei, July 23 (CNA) Presidential Office spokesman Alex Huang said Saturday that his office has sent its condolences to the victims and their families in the shooting attack in Munich, Germany, that killed 10 people, including the gunman, and injured 16 others.The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said t...
Four Taiwanese students win gold medals in Biology Olympiad
Taipei, July 23 (CNA) All four Taiwanese students taking part in the 2016 International Biology Olympiad (IBO) in Hanoi, Vietnam, received gold medals Saturday, to become the best-performing team.Seventy-one nations and regions took part in this year's competition, including 252 students and 228 tea...
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