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A Comprehensive Breakdown of Insurance Deductions from Salaries in Taiwan
Have you ever wondered whether you are paying the correct amount in insurance and pension contributions every month? This handy guide will help you find out.
2018/09/10 | TNL Staff
CONFESSION: How I Became Complicit in Overworking Taiwan's Bus Drivers
Tired bus drivers are a danger to us all. Here, a middle man in the disputes between bus companies and their drivers reveals all the tricks he was forced to use to keep drivers overworked.
2018/10/04 | 周 海威
Here's How to Handle Being Fired in Taiwan
Here’s what to do the moment your company tries to fire you.
2018/06/22 | TIME
Warnings from the Past: Chinese Tomb Whispers of Primate Extinction
An ancient Chinese tomb has yielded the remains of a previously unknown extinct species of gibbon.
2016/03/08 | TNL 編輯
Taiwan Crowdfunding Cases Decupled in the Last Four Years
Recent reports show that the number of crowdfunding cases in Taiwan has decupled in the past four years. The rapid evolvement of crowdfunding platforms is worth noticing with Taiwan being the leading country of crowdfunding in Asia. However, several mechanisms are urgently needed to maintain the operation of these platforms.
2018/07/27 | Global Voices
HONG KONG: Trapped in 'Slash' Land, Workers Struggle for Gig Economy Freedom
Hong Kong's media appears to rejoice in the city's embrace of the gig economy, but the reality is more bleak.
Wage Cuts Drive China's Online Food Delivery Workers to Strike
Workers around China are protesting against wages cuts and poor working conditions amid cut-throat competition in the online food delivery market.
2017/11/20 | Jomo JS
For Malaysia, the Dream of TPP is Turning into a Nightmare
Jomo JS argues that the original Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Agreement had little to offer Malaysia — but the absence of the US makes the agreement nonsensical.
2015/08/25 | Yuan
TSMC Wins Case Against Former Employee Who Disclosed Classified Information to Samsung
After his non-compete clause ended in February of 2011, Liang Meng-song collected the obligated NT$ 46,000,000 (approximately US$ 1.4 million) worth of stock dividends and was employed at Samsung in July the same year. But TSMC suspected Liang of leaking classified information to Samsung and appealed to forbid him to work for Samsung until the end of this year.
2018/03/05 | Rosemary Chen
FEATURE: Is Taiwan Ready for an Automated Future? (Part 1)
As Taiwan's economy races to embrace AI and automation, some question whether the government is doing enough to prepare the workforce for the future.