To run for mayor in a special municipality, candidates have to hand over a deposit of NT$2 million. Civic groups say the rights of youths and poor people to participate in politics are being violated.
Shin Kong Hospital has opened a special self-pay COVID-19 testing clinic, charging NT$7,000 per test. Hospital officials say they may consider lowering the price if there is enough demand. All these p
With the COVID-19 pandemic on the rise again in Taiwan, quarantine violations are also a concern for Taiwan's officials. There have been 25 violation cases since last year that needed to be chased dow
Some consumers have accused a famous hotpot restaurant in New Taipei City of hiking up prices as they have to pay NT$ 30 to 60 more if they want to eat local pork instead of imported pork. A well
Online shopping platform Shopee recently launched a deferred payment service, which allows buyers to make purchases worth up to NT$30,000 and pay later and in installments if they wish. This service h