Thursday, November 19, 2015
Taiwan and mainland China are scheduled to hold a meeting in Taipei Nov. 30 to review the progress of agreements signed between the two sides, an official said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
The Legislature yesterday passed a bill repealing a capital gains tax on equity trades that had been scheduled to come into force in 2018.1 Comment
Taiwanese businesspeople in Russia participated in an investment conference held Saturday by Taiwan's representative office in Moscow to explore new business opportunities amid a slowdown in the Russian economy.
Taiwan's Gogoro Inc., the so-called "Tesla of scooters," said Tuesday it will expand its footprint to Europe in 2016 following its initial commercial rollout in Taipei this past summer.
Average daily trading volume on the Taiwan Stock Exchange should rebound from NT$80 billion to NT$120 billion by year's end on the Legislature's repeal of a capital gains tax on trading, according to the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會).
Online shopping has become part of Taiwanese people's daily life, since the majority of consumers have bought something online in the past 12 months, credit card company Visa said Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Involuntary unpaid leave saw a sharp rise in November with a record-high 5,292 employees furloughed, the highest monthly total since three years ago, the Ministry of Labor (MOL, 勞動部) said yesterday.1 Comment
A new survey shows that the average white-collar worker in Taiwan expects to receive NT$7,723 less in year-end bonuses.
Leaders of Legislature's party caucuses have agreed to put Taiwan's capital gains tax on shares trading to a final vote today.
The Ministry of Labor (MOL, 勞動部) got preliminary approval from the Legislature yesterday to modify the Labor Standards Law (勞動基準法) to limit non-competition agreements to under two years; employers would also be required to pay reasonable compensation to the employee over the period.