Taiwan to levy duty on online purchases over NT$2,000

said Ministry of Finance officials. The particular group of importers often reassembles large packages into smaller packages to lower the product value, and constantly import the resized packages into Taiwan. These persistent importers account for only ... ( read original story ...)

Over 6 million packs of smuggled cigarettes seized in 6 months

Taipei, May 29 (CNA) The government's efforts to step up a clampdown on tobacco smuggling have borne fruit over the past six months, resulting in the seizure of over 6.22 million packs of smuggled cigarettes during the period, Minister of Finance Sheu Yu ... ( read original story ...)

Computex Taipei to feature AI, robotics, IoT

Computex 2017 positions itself as "Building Global Technology Ecosystems," focusing on such themes as AI and Robotics, IoT Applications, Innovations and Startups, Business Solutions, and Gaming and VR (virtual reality), said the Taipei Computer Association ... ( read original story ...)

Discover Future from Asia at InnoVEX of COMPUTEX TAIPEI

Taipei, Taiwan, May 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- COMPUTEX TAIPEI, the largest B2B ICT tradeshow in Asia, established a new exhibit area for startups last year called InnoVEX, creating a platform for tech startups to network with global buyers, investors ... ( read original story ...)

3 Days in Taipei, Taiwan – Itinerary, Travel Costs & Tips

Charming and delicious, Taipei is a place of impressive cityscapes, amazing food, and interesting tourist attractions. I did not find it hard to fall in love with this city as it is clean, safe, and well-organized. In the past, it is often ignored in the ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan same-sex marriage protests

In Taiwan tens of thousands of people have been protesting against the government's decision to look into the possibility of legalising gay marriage. Another, much smaller, protest nearby was attended by people supporting the bill's approval. The bill ... ( read original story ...)