The government is considering allowing foreign nationals who hold Alien Permanent Resident Certificates (APRC) to buy into its economic stimulus voucher programme, according to Minister of Economic Affairs, Wang Mei-hua.
The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) says the government has signed contracts with two domestic companies to purchase a total of 10 million coronavirus vaccine doses.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs announced that the government will continue to requisition eight million surgical face masks per day until the end of July, despite the coronavirus situation easing off here in Taiwan.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Economic Affairs and Climate Action Minister Robert Habeck have vowed to solve investment subsidy issues for TSMC and Intel.
Taiwan's National Science and Technology Council Minister Wu Zheng-zhong has officially opened the Taiwan AI Center of Excellence.
Premier Chen Chien-jen says the government plans to raise child day care allowances by at least NT$1,500 per month starting next year.
Taiwan's government is continuing to step up measures to tackle COVID-19.
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.
Over the past few days, major central banks globally have announced massive monetary expansion plans while governments in European countries have announced a slew of fiscal stimulus plans to offset the huge drop in both supply and demand caused by the coronavirus epidemic.
Taiwan's government is condemning Russia for undermining Ukraine's sovereignty... and is urging all sides to seek peaceful means to resolve their disputes
The cabinet says it has now allocated the bulk of the government's special NT$150 billion coronavirus relief and revitalization budget.
Premier Su Tseng-chang says some 900,000 people will have received coronavirus relief payments from the government by the end of this week.
Health Minister Chen Shih-chung says the government is moving towards lifting the ban on foreign visitors next month.
The government is seeking to increase defence spending by 3.5% next year.
The government says it plans to inject NT$411 billion as part of its latest climate change adaptation plan over four years.
The government has now banned entry to all foreign nationals into Taiwan, with some exceptions, as it seeks to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
Taiwan's health minister says the government could begin allowing quarantine-free entry from July for travellers from countries with similar Covid infection rates
Dragon Boat weekend traditionally brings a surge in travel, as people head back to their family homes to celebrate, but, in the midst of the widespread domestic coronavirus outbreak, the government had repeatedly urged the public ahead of time not to travel, to reduce the chances for further spreading of the disease.
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Education Minister Pan Wen-chung says more than 2,000 foreign students from 11 countries and areas, who are graduating this year, will be allowed to return to Taiwan soon.
Households with a combined annual income below NT$1.2 million and an original home loan of no more than NT$8.5 million are now eligible for a NT$30,000 mortgage subsidy.
The government has notified member economies of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership that Taiwan is seeking to join the regional trade deal.
The cabinet has approved a NT$131 billion budget to raise the allowances received by individuals on social welfare programmes and to increase monthly pension payments for farmers aged 65 and over.
The government plans to establish a national mental health command centre
The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has confirmed 874 local cases of Covid-19
The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) says the government will ease restrictions on the employment of live-in migrant caregivers to help more people in need of long-term care for their ailing family members.
The Taiwan government's tax revenues have continued to rise despite the hit to the economy from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Yang Ming-chou, a Kaohsiung City Government counsellor, took the helm today as the acting mayor of the city to fill the void left by Han Kuo-yu, who was recalled in a vote last week.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says foreign relatives of Taiwanese citizens and some residency holders can now apply for a visa to enter Taiwan
The Cabinet is banning all government employees from using TikTok and other Chinese streaming services that could compromise cybersecurity systems in their offices and buildings.
The government is set to issue agriculture and culture stimulus vouchers later this month.
President Tsai Ing-wen has taken to Twitter to congratulate Joe Biden on winning the U-S presidential election.
The American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan has released its 2023 White Paper - in which it's warning that Taiwan has "fallen far behind schedule" in its efforts to significantly increase the country's renewable energy supply.
Premier Su Tseng-chang says the government is ready for a large-scale inoculation campaign.
Taiwan's government will soon be offering preferential short-term loans to individuals who have suffered losses of income due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Taiwan's cabinet has banned government agencies from using the popular video-conferencing software Zoom.
The government has sent its congratulations to Liz Truss on becoming the UK's new prime minister
The Presidential Office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are expressing their gratitude to the G7 foreign ministers for a statement voicing support for Taiwan's inclusion in the annual World Health Assembly.
Premier Chen Chien-ren today highlighted that Taiwan will strengthen its already significant role in the global semiconductor industry through inter-ministerial cooperation.
Vice Premier Cheng Wen-tsan says the government is currently drafting a basic law governing artificial intelligence and he expects a proposal to be submitted to the cabinet in September.
The government says it will provide a one-time grant of NT$10,000 to people not enrolled in social insurance plans as well as to farmers and fishermen who have not qualified for other forms of financial aid.