Category: Ma Ying-jeou

President optimistic about future for Taiwan’s next generation

Taipei, Jan. 6 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) lauded his administration’s efforts to improve the country’s development and expressed optimism Wednesday about the future for Taiwan’s next generation, citing a recent survey that found Taiwan the most optimistic about the future among other Asian nations. If peace and prosperity in… – Continue reading

Japan, Taiwan to sign tax treaty

TAIPEI — Japan and Taiwan will sign a bilateral tax treaty aimed at improving the flow of people and investment between the two economies, sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The treaty will reduce or eliminate taxes on dividends repatriated from companies’ overseas branches and help avoid issues… – Continue reading

KMT to push cross-strait taxation pact in new legislative session

Taipei, Sept. 14 (CNA) The Kuomintang (KMT) government will be prioritizing passage of a cross-strait agreement on double taxation avoidance as well as bills on the budget, government restructuring and an all-volunteer military in the fall legislative session that opens Tuesday, Premier Mao Chi-kuo (毛治國) said Monday. Mao said the… – Continue reading

Taiwan, Japan deal on double taxation avoidance close: official

Taipei, Aug. 27 (CNA) Taiwan and Japan have nearly completed negotiations on a bilateral agreement to avoid double taxation, a Taiwanese official said Thursday. The date of its signing is still being discussed, the official said. The negotiations on the agreement have almost been concluded, Chou Shyue-yow (周學佑), deputy director-general… – Continue reading