Category Archives: Legal-Judicial

Taiwan expected to report further export fall for August

| September 13, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Taiwan is expected to report another year-on-year fall in export orders for August at a time when the escalating trade disputes between the United States and China has sent ripples through the global market, the …

Taiwan national fined heavily for bringing in pork products

| September 13, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-A Taiwanese passenger arriving at Taiwan's main airport late Thursday was fined NT$200,000 (US$6,311) for attempting to bring food items containing pork into the country, Taipei Customs said.

The Taiwanese passenger surnamed Hung (?) was …

Solomon Islands hopes decision on ties with Taiwan by Sept. 21

| September 13, 2019 | | 0

Honiara, Solomon-The Solomon Islands said Friday it hopes to make a decision by Sept. 21 on whether to switch recognition to China and cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan.

Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare called …

Customers rush to buy first imported mangosteens in 16 years

| September 8, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Nearly 100 customers formed a long line at a retail outlet in Taipei early Sunday to buy the first mangosteens imported into Taiwan in 16 years, after the government lifted a ban on the tropical …

CIB issues warning on residency scam targeting Hong Kongers

| September 7, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) on Saturday warned people to remain vigilant over an online fraud scheme concerning residency for Hong Kongers in Taiwan.

Investigators recently found that certain fraud groups have been using the …

Filip Grzegorzewski assumes position as head of EU mission in Taipei

| September 7, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Filip Grzegorzewski, a senior diplomat in the European Union and the Polish diplomatic service, has been nominated head of the European Economic and Trade Office (EETO) in Taiwan, the European External Action Service announced Saturday.…

Taiwan’s first Halal-certified vending machine debuts in Taipei

| September 6, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, The first Halal-certified vending machine in Taiwan made its debut at the Taipei International Convention Center (TICC) Friday, paving the way for building an even more friendly environment for Muslims.

With cooperation between the …

MOTC mulling complementary measures for Uber clause’

| September 6, 2019 | | 0

Taipei, The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) will study complementary measures for former Uber drivers or similar service providers who plan to operate non-traditional types of taxis to avoid violation of an amended law …

MOFA urges Norwegian government to correct Taiwan’s designation

| September 3, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Tuesday that it has urged the Norwegian government to correct Taiwan's designation on resident permits issued for Taiwanese residing in the northern European country.

MOFA spokeswoman Joanne Ou …

Solar energy firm’s liquidation plan approved by shareholders

| August 30, 2019 | | 0

Taipei-Green Energy Technology Inc., a Taiwanese financially troubled multicrystalline solar wafer maker, said Friday that the company's liquidation plan has been approved by its shareholders.

Green Energy Technology, a subsidiary of conglomerate Tatung Co., held …

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