Housing transactions in 6 major cities rebound in May

Taipei, June 2 (CNA) Transactions of residential and commercial property in the six largest cities in Taiwan rebounded in May on the back of deferred purchases from a month earlier, according to government statistics. The government data showed that ... ( read original story ...)

“Big data” and takings compensation in Taiwan

It seems that, at least in some regions, property rights have been immensely respected. Government officials will sweet-talk the owners again and again (unlike in South Korea and Taiwan, where government officials will bargain once and, if unsuccessful ... ( read original story ...)

Draft Amendment on Taiwan Trade Secrets Act

In 2017, the Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) proposed further draft amendments (the Draft) to the current Act. Set below are the main points covered by the amendments: Prosecution for trade secrets misappropriation in a foreign jurisdiction ... ( read original story ...)

Swiss Re in Taiwan parametric aquaculture insurance first

This means that fish farmers can receive their payout faster, reducing the time that is needed in claims process and settlement,” commented David Alexander, Head of Property & Casualty for Hong Kong and Taiwan at Swiss Re. “When the warning signal of ... ( read original story ...)

W Taipei

W Taipei features designated smoking areas ... Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy. Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges. ( read original story ...)