The cabinet has announced a plan to offer families a one-off subsidy payment for each child.
Labour Minister Hsu Ming-chun says she supports increasing the minimum wage
The National Development Council (NDC) has published a roadmap for Taiwan's path to net zero including setting the goal of producing 60% of Taiwan's electricity with renewable energy in 2050
The National Development Council says it plans to allocate an additional NT$210 billion budget to the government's coronavirus relief fund.
The National Development Council (NDC) has outlined its plans for the new stimulus voucher programme.
The National Development Council has revised regulations on work, residence and tax concessions designed to attract foreign professionals to live and work and Taiwan
The ECCT launched its 2023 Position Papers at a Premium Event lunch, which was attended by around 90 members and guests.
The National Development Council (NDC) says its Talent Taiwan service centre will be opening on 1 November.
The government is optimistic about Taiwan's economic growth this year. The National Development Council says the Taiwan economy could grow by over 1.8% in 2020, thanks to better-than-anticipated export orders and exports in the fourth quarter.
President Tsai Ing-wen is voicing her hope that English proficiency here in Taiwan can improve over the next decade.
President Tsai Ing-wen has reaffirmed her administration's plans to achieve net zero emissions by 2050
The cabinet has approved the construction of the Xizhi to Donghu MRT Line.
Taiwan's cabinet has approved a draft amendment to a foreign talent act as part of government efforts to relax regulations governing foreign professionals in the country will attract more such talent.
The ECCT's Human Resources and Better Living committees jointly hosted a lunch to get an update on recent amendments to eligibility requirements, benefits and procedures to apply for Taiwan’s Employment Gold Card
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Premier Su Tseng-chang led the cabinet to resign en masse earlier today ahead of President Tsai Ing-wen's 20 May inauguration.
The National Development Council (NDC) says a sharp rise in oil prices driven by the war between Russia and Ukraine could push annual inflation up to 2.5% at the very worst
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National Development Council (NDC) Deputy Minister Gao Xian-gui is warning that the ban on import of foodstuffs from Japan's Fukushima Prefecture could impede the government's plans to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
The ECCT's 2020 Position Papers were officially released at a Premium Event lunch.
A copy of the annual publication was officially handed over by ECCT Chairman Giuseppe Izzo to the Taiwan government, represented by Chen Mei-ling, Minister of the National Development Council (NDC). The event was also attended by around 100 guests, including board directors, committee chairpersons, European trade office representatives and other ECCT members. A summary of the main theme and overview were presented at the event by the chairman. Following the lunch, the papers were released to the media at a press conference, which was attended by around 30 journalists from print, television and online media groups.
Taiwan's official manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) expanded at the fastest rate since July 2012, to reach 68.7 in April, indicating continuing economic expansion for the next six months.
The cabinet approved a draft bill on Thursday to establish a national development centre for Taiwan's 2030 bilingual goals
The government has launched the Talent Taiwan Office.
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