The government is infusing NT$30 million into B2B website Taiwantrade (台灣經貿網) in an attempt to reverse the country's falling exports, which have seen 15 months of consecutive decline.
The New Taiwan dollar climbed against the greenback and Taiwan shares bounced to a four-week peak on Monday, the first full trading session after President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) inauguration on May 20.
An ID-based ticket booking system will be adopted for residents of certain areas traveling by train between Northern and Eastern Taiwan during the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival to ease travel for them, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) announced late Monday.
Taiwan's unemployment rate fell 0.03 percentage points to 3.86 percent in April, but it was up 0.23 points from the same period last year, according to government figures released Monday.
Industrial production dipped 4.06 percent in April to constitute the 12th consecutive month of decline, a record last seen during the 2008 financial crisis, the Economics Ministry reported on Monday.
Taiwan and Japan have decided to set up a dialogue mechanism on maritime affairs cooperation by the end of July in the wake of their fishery dispute over the Okinotori atoll, an official said Monday.
The U.S. dollar fell against the New Taiwan dollar Monday, shedding NT$0.096 to close at NT$32.656, with traders here rushing to pick up the local currency in the wake of the strength of other regional units, dealers said.
Shares in Taiwan jumped more than 200 points to close above the 8,300-point mark Monday, led by heavyweights in the bellwether electronics sector who benefited from an upturn in turnover, dealers said.
A scenic trek -- the famed tourist destination Caoling (草嶺) in Yunlin -- is shown in this undated file photo.
ANZ Bank (Taiwan) said that it has introduced a new way for carrying out money transfers by using a mobile phone number instead of a bank account number.