Taiwan Business

Taiwan launches environmentally friendly packaging campaign

TAIPEI (CNA) — An environmentally friendly packaging campaign was launched Monday by the government and online shopping retailers with the aim of reducing the...

Taiwan real export growth tops 2% in 1st 9 months of year

TAIPEI (CNA) — At a time when trade friction between the United States and China is affecting global demand, export-oriented Taiwan still posted a...
Foodpanda is a subsidiary of German company Delivery Hero. (NOWnews)

High salary entices Taiwan youth to food delivery despite poor rights

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The average monthly wage for a full-time food delivery worker is NT$42,000, 40 percent higher than the average starting...

Uber Eats, Foodpanda to be fined for late reporting of fatal accidents

TAIPEI (CNA) — Food delivery companies Uber Eats and Foodpanda will be fined for failing to promptly report the deaths of two of their...
Kim Jong Un’s first visit to the department store. (Weibo-NetEase)

Asus products available at 1st North Korean department store

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — DPRK Business-culture news announced on Oct. 15 that Taiwan’s very own brand, Asus, is featured in North Korea’s one...

Appier acquires Japanese start-up

TAIPEI (CNA) — Appier Inc., a Taiwan-based artificial intelligence (AI) start-up, said Tuesday that it has acquired a Japanese counterpart, with the aim of...

Average regular wage rises 2.22% in August; growth slowed

TAIPEI (CNA) — The average regular wage in Taiwan rose 2.22 percent from a year earlier in August, after a revised 2.49 percent year-on-year...

Food delivery platforms fined for ‘poor safety management’

TAIPEI (CNA) — The three food delivery companies that claim to be contractors rather than employers as defined by the traditional labor-management framework were...

Foodpanda rejects gov’t definition of employment relationship

TAIPEI (CNA) — Food delivery platform Foodpanda on Tuesday rejected a government assertion that it is the formal employer of those who deliver food...

MOEA to investigate US-blacklisted China tech

TAIPEI (CNA) — Economics Minister Sheng Jong-chin (沈榮津) said Monday that he would order an investigation into the U.S.-blacklisted Chinese tech company that won...

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