Travel advice: coronavirus (COVID-19)

Guidance for British people travelling and living overseas during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Published 4 February 2020 Last updated 18 March 2020 — see all updates From: Foreign & Commonwealth Office Exceptional travel advisory notice The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) now advises British people against all non-essential travel worldwide. This advice takes effect immediately and applies initially for […]

Q1 2019 ECONOMIC REPORT

TAIWAN ECONOMY: 2019 Q1 UPDATE Taiwan’s GDP grew by 1.71% year-on-year in 2019 Q1, the lowest quarterly yoy growth since 2016 Q3. The Taiwanese authorities revised down the 2019 growth forecast to 2.19% (from the 2.27% predicted in February) due to uncertainties in the global economy.   Please Click Here to Download Full Report   […]

Salary Survey 2019 by Robert Walters

Benefiting from key growth drivers including digitalisation, technological development and government initiatives, the Taiwan recruitment market is expected to expand further in 2019. Now in its 20th edition, the Robert Walters annual Salary Survey is the most comprehensive review of professional salaries and recruitment trends around the world.   Download Full Report Here   This […]

Taiwan Considers Making Local Vessels Mandatory For Some Offshore Wind Farm Construction

Two Taiwan government agencies are considering making the use of Republic of China (“ROC”) flag vessels mandatory for certain offshore wind farm construction activities. The Bureau of Energy (“BOE”) in Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs is expected to convene a meeting of developers, contractors and vessel operators later this month to solicit information on the […]

Changing times for pensions in Taiwan – Aberdeen Standard Investments

Changing times for pensions in Taiwan Jamie Jenkins, Head of Global Savings Policy February 2019 As Taiwan considers how to encourage greater savings into work-based pensions, it’s helpful to look at some of the challenges and successes in other countries, particularly the UK, which has undergone profound change in recent years.   Like most other […]