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Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - January 11

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes 84% of Taiwanese do not accept '1992 consensus'; Taiwanese earning less than NT$30,000 per month exempt from tax in May; Taiwan among top 10 travel destinations for 2019; 44 international scholars release open letter to democratic Taiwan; Taiwan extends relaxed punishment for foreigners who overstay visa.

President Tsai touts scratch card lotto as helping public welfare

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Wednesday visited a Taiwan Lottery store in New Taipei and bought some lotto scratch cards, which she said are a business that help fund public welfare.

Kavalan wizard of Taiwan’s Hualien County dies at age 94

Taiwan has lost yet another of the country’s rare tribal wizards when Ibay died on Thursday morning at the age of 94

Tsai Ing-wen: Taiwan will continue fighting for international space

The president welcomed a delegation of allied UN representatives Thursday TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen told representatives from allied nations in a meeting on Thursday that Taiwan will not give up fighting for international space.

Taiwan’s trade promotion authority to focus on fastest growing int’l markets in 2019

TAITRA Smart Trade Assistant, an interactive app created to conveniently help buyers find Taiwan products online, was demonstrated