Posts from ‘November, 2010’

Taiwanese get EU visa-free status

More good news for Taiwanese travellers. When is the US going to get its act together and give Taiwanese visa-free status as well? They’re going to lose a lot of tourist dollars. EU approves plan to grant visa-free entry to Taiwanese – Taipei Times The Council of the European Union — the decision-making arm of […]

Putting money into a Postal CD

Setting up a CD in a Taiwan Postal Account If you are a foreigner in Taiwan with an ARC, you can set up a CD in any Taiwan post office. You have to have a postal savings account first, but most everyone gets one of those sooner or later if they stay here long enough. […]

Well done Canada!

Good news! Canada gives Taiwanese visa-waiver privileges – Taipei Times Canada gives Taiwanese visa-waiver privilegesBy Shih Hsiu-chuan / Staff Reporter Canada became the 39th country to grant Taiwanese visa-free privileges, effective yesterday, the Canadian Trade Office in Taipei (CTOT) announced on its Web site, a move that will save Republic of China (ROC) citizens precious […]

Shakin' and a bakin'

Not only is Indonesia experiencing increased activity. Taiwan has been having a lot of earthquakes in the 4.0 range in the last couple of weeks. Hualian had nearly twenty 3.0-4.5 quakes in one day. Yahoo has this annoying habit of changing its links. If the below doesn’t match the quote, check this related story at […]