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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.
2016/09/06 | Matthew Fulco
Hospitality and Retail Brands Channel the Good Life in Taiwan
Taiwan’s rising emphasis on high-quality lifestyle has spurred a wave of new homegrown brands offering everything from premium accommodations to inventive cuisine.
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.
2015/08/19 | TNL 編輯
EVA Air Says Unenthusiastic Employees May Resign
Flight attendants of EVA Air are dissatisfied about their working schedules, but the company sent out resigning application saying, "Flight attendants who do not show their devotion can choose to leave."
2015/08/24 | Yuan
Taiwan Ranks 26 in Female Entrepreneurship Worldwide
Women show strengths in motivation, absorbance of technological knowledge and innovation abilities, but lack influence and confidence in starting a business.
2015/08/27 | Shih Yuan
Starting Salary of NT$22,700 for Substitute Military Service in 2016
The conscripts can negotiate with their bosses regarding salary after they finish their first year of the service period. The salary cannot be lower than the average monthly salary of rookies in the same industry or lower than NT$ 28,000 (approximately US$ 860).
2015/08/31 | Shih Yuan
Seven National Holidays Cut Back in Taiwan Starting From 2016
With the amendment of the Labor Standards Act being carried out in 2016, weekly working hours will be reduced to 40 hours and the Ministry of Labor has decided to unify leave benefits. It will promote five-day weeks and cut the number of national holidays from 19 to 12 days.
2015/09/29 | 楊士範
Restrictions Loosened Up for Overseas Chinese Graduates to Work in Taiwan
The salary section of the scoring criteria is under adjustment and will be announced before the end of the year. By then, the applications of overseas Chinese graduates to stay in Taiwan will no longer depend on how much their salary is.
2015/11/20 | Zou Chi
Alibaba Launches US$ 307 Million Fund for Taiwan Start-ups
Alibaba executive vice chairman Joseph Tsai points out, executive chairman Jack Ma found out from talking to Taiwanese entrepreneurs that the common concern is a lack of young successors. In order to help young people build start-ups, Alibaba will give out NT$10 billion (approximately US$ 307 million) of venture funds.
2015/11/21 | Shih Yuan
Taiwan's Competitiveness Ranks High, But 85.6% People Still Rather Work Abroad?
91% of interviewees that have worked abroad say their salary was higher than their last job in Taiwan. In general, jobs overseas offer salaries that are 30% higher than what they can get in Taiwan. This shows a huge gap in salary standards inside and outside of Taiwan.
2016/01/20 | Anita Chow
UN Labor Agency: Global Unemployment to Rise by 2.3 Million in 2016
The number of unemployed people is estimated to rise by 2.3 million in 2016 and 2.5 million in 2017, which is very likely to top 200 million for the first time ever. The trend will probably cause instability in societies and leave existing jobs vulnerable.
2017/11/09 | TNL Staff
INFOGRAPHIC: Why Many Workers are Angry at Changes to the Labor Laws
Changes to the Labor Standards Act could leave workers sleepless — and working for as many as 12 days at a time.