Virus Outbreak: Flight transfers via Taiwan banned

CASE COUNT RISES: One of the new domestic cases is a nurse at a long-term care center, but so far tests on all the residents and other staff have been negative By Lee I-chia / Taipei Times Staff reporter Flight transits through all Taiwanese airports would be banned for two weeks, starting tomorrow, the Central Epidemic […]

Featured Automatic 30-day extension for foreigners entering Taiwan on or before March 21 with visa waiver, visitor visa, or landing visa (no application is required) (overstayers excepted)

1. In response to border control measures and flight bans implemented around the world to contain the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, MOFA announces that all travelers who entered Taiwan on or before March 21, 2020, on a visitor visa, a landing visa, or through a visa-waiver program and who have not overstayed their legal stay […]

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 […]

ShineWing International moved up on World Ranking as 19th

According to the latest world rankings of international accounting networks published by International Accounting Bulletin (IAB) in March 2020, ShineWing International has moved up from our position of last year, ranking 19th with fee income of $489 million. We also recorded an increase of staff numbers by 19% reaching 9,816, ranking 17th in the world. […]

Economy could beat 2%: DGBAS head

RELIEF FUNDING: The government is preparing NT$100 billion in stimulus measures this year to limit the damage of the coronavirus by shoring up industries most affected By By Crystal Hsu / Taipei Times Staff Reporter Taiwan’s economy could manage to grow more than 2 percent this year even if shocks from the COVID-19 pandemic persist through […]

Virus Outbreak: Foreign travelers to be denied entry

MASS ISOLATION: All travelers who earlier this month entered Taiwan from 27 European countries, Egypt, Turkey or the UAE must undergo a 14-day quarantine By Lee I-chia / Taipei Times Staff Reporter Starting today, foreign nationals are to be denied entry into Taiwan and all travelers are to be placed under mandatory 14-day quarantine upon arrival, […]

World Business Quick Take

CHINA Q1 plunge of 9% forecast China’s economy is set to post a 9 percent plunge in the first quarter from a year earlier, Goldman Sachs Group Inc said yesterday. A day after retail sales, industrial output and investment data plunged by far more than the median estimate of analysts, Goldman economists said that their […]