Taiwan's tax-filing system jammed due to heavy traffic

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Ministry of Finance's tax-filing system experienced severe slowdowns on Monday as a large number of people took advantage of the Labor Day holiday to submit their tax returns online or at tax offices, officials said. The problem began ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan stocks rise on solid Q1 GDP growth

As of 0216 GMT, the main TAIEX index was up 0.1 percent at 9,873.50, after closing flat in the previous session. Taiwan's financial markets will be closed on Monday for the Labor Day holiday. Markets will resume trade on Tuesday. The electronics subindex ... ( read original story ...)

Q&A with ASLAN CEO: Why we chose Taiwan for IPO

Headquartered in Singapore with offices in Taiwan, China and Australia, ASLAN has raised $100 million since its inception in 2010. The company is now getting ready for an initial public offering in Taiwan in May, and CEO Carl Firth says that Taiwan stands ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan banks seek approval for their first green bonds

TAIPEI, April 26 Bank subsidiaries of Sinopac Financial Holdings Co and China Development Financial Holding Corp have applied for approval from Taipei Exchange to issue their first green bonds, two sources with knowledge of the matter said. Subsidiaries ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan stocks edge up on Wall Street gains, foreign buying

TAIPEI, April 26 Taiwan stocks extended gains on Wednesday ... The electronics subindex climbed as much as 0.4 percent, while the financials subindex dropped up to 0.3 percent. The Taiwan dollar firmed T$0.134 to T$30.018 per U.S. dollar, though it ... ( read original story ...)