Wednesday, 08 July 2020


News by Country: Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Monday, 06 July 20

Taiwan (R.O.C.)

·       More than 1 million eligible for aid to buy vouchers (Taipei Times, 5 July 2020) 

·       Government receives over 4.7 million pre-orders for stimulus vouchers (Focus Taiwan, 4 July 2020)

·       Manufacturing sector in contraction but index points to rebound (Focus Taiwan, 4 July 2020) 

·       Taiwan to require larger sleeping space for migrant workers (Focus Taiwan, 3 July 2020) 

·       Taipei sees largest growth in furloughed workers in late June (Focus Taiwan, 1 July 2020) 

·       NGOs protest use of migrants as temporary workers (Focus Taiwan, 30 June 2020)

·       Consumer confidence index up in June, ending four month decline (Focus Taiwan, 29 June 2020) 

·       Fishing companies falling short on labor insurance for migrants (Focus Taiwan, 29 June 2020)

·       Taiwan economy remains sluggish despite weaker COVID-19 impact (Focus Taiwan, 29 June 2020)

·       Furloughed workers top 20,000; over 50% from manufacturing sector (Focus Taiwan, 24 June 2020) 

·       Poll shows half not confident over unemployment (Taipei Times, 23 June 2020) 

·       City hotels seek inclusion in next bailout package (Taipei Times, 23 June 2020) 

·       Taiwan’s export orders up slightly in May (Focus Taiwan, 21 June 2020)

·       MOFA reports Q1 accomplishments on economic diplomacy (Focus Taiwan, 21 June 2020) 

·       Central bank leaves interest rates unchanged (Focus Taiwan, 18 June 2020) 

·       Taiwan to expand rent subsidy plan (Focus Taiwan, 18 June 2020) 

·       Graduates entering workforce can get cash (Taipei Times, 17 June 2020) 

·       Number of furloughed workers hits high on overseas lockdowns (Focus Taiwan, 16 June 2020) 

·      Domestic tourism sees boost as pandemic eases in Taiwan (Focus Taiwan, 14 June 2020) 

·      Agriculture, culture stimulus vouchers also to be offered (Taipei Times, 11 June 2020) 

·      EPA plan aims to improve sanitation worker conditions (Taipei Times, 10 June 2020) 

·      Help urged for foreign students hurt by layoffs (Taipei Times, 10 June 2020) 

·      Travel subsidies to begin next month (Taipei Times, 9 June 2020) 

·      Taipei offering the elderly NT$1,000 as stimulus effort (Taipei Times, 9 June 2020) 

·      Benefits of Taiwan stimulus plan only temporary: economist (Focus Taiwan, 7 June 2020) 

·      Q3 labor demand forecast to be lowest in 11 years (Taipei Times, 6 June 2020) 

·      Priests urge inclusion of migrant workers in stimulus voucher program (Focus Taiwan, 5 June 2020) 

·      No extra limits on coupons for tours: ministry (Taipei Times, 4 June 2020) 

·      Taiwan economy forecast to shrink 1% in 2020 (Focus Taiwan, 3 June 2020) 

·      Number of furloughed workers up by 3,823 in a week (Taipei Times, 2 June 2020)

·      Taiwan nationals, foreign spouses to receive stimulus vouchers (Focus Taiwan, 2 June 2020) 

·      1,330 companies put 26,323 people on furlough: MOL (Focus Taiwan, 1 June 2020) 

·      Stimulus vouchers to be available to residency permit holders: source (Focus Taiwan, 31 May 2020) 

·      Government subsidy targets graduates seeking employment or job training (Taipei Times, 29 May 2020) 

·      KMT lauds virus curbs, slams relief (Taipei Times, 29 May 2020) 

·      Government stimulus coupon program flowed: KMT (Taipei Times, 28 May 2020) 

·      Taipei urges people to support disabled through workshops (Taipei Times, 28 May 2020) 

·      Taiwan economy remains sluggish; leading indicators drop further (Focus Taiwan, 27 May 2020) 

·      Consumer confidence falls for 4th straight month (Focus Taiwan, 27 May 2020) 

·      Some women unable to access virus relief: group (Taipei Times, 26 May 2020)

·      More than 22,000 workers furloughed, ministry data show (Taipei Times, 26 May 2020)

·      Taiwan records net fund outflow for 39th straight quarter (Focus Taiwan, 23 May 2020) 

·      Taiwan’s jobless rate rises for 3rd consecutive month (Focus Taiwan, 22 May 2020) 

·      Taiwan to introduce stimulus coupons in July: ministry (Focus Taiwan, 20 May 2020) 

·      Groups rally to urge government subsidy for disabled people (Taipei Times, 20 May 2020)

·      Number of furloughed workers tops 20,000, highest since 2009 (Focus Taiwan, 18 May 2020) 

·      Childcare work gap growing: alliance (Taipei Times, 11 May 2020) 

·      CECC expands worker subsidies (Taipei Times, 10 May 2020) 

·      Taiwan Taxi offers NT$2.5 million in vouchers to medical workers (10 May 2020) 

·      More than 1,000 companies furlough employees: ministry (Taipei Times, 9 May 2020) 

·      Grants for uninsured workers attract long lines (Taipei Times, 7 May 2020) 

 

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