A total of 792,401 foreigners had obtained Taiwan residency permits as of November last year, despite global travel restrictions, National Immigration Administration data showed. The figure was up from 785,341 for the whole of 2019 and 758,583 in 2018. Photo: AP
A total of 792,401 foreigners had obtained Taiwan residency permits as of November last year, despite global travel restrictions, National Immigration Administration data showed. The figure was up from 785,341 for the whole of 2019 and 758,583 in 2018. Photo: AP
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Taiwan’s coronavirus success, job opportunities lure foreigners to talent-thirsty island

  • Taiwan is becoming increasingly attractive for expats, with the number of foreigners obtaining residency permits and entrepreneur visas climbing in recent years
  • The island is tempting international professionals with its successful handling of the pandemic, its media freedoms and ‘gold card’ scheme for skilled workers

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A total of 792,401 foreigners had obtained Taiwan residency permits as of November last year, despite global travel restrictions, National Immigration Administration data showed. The figure was up from 785,341 for the whole of 2019 and 758,583 in 2018. Photo: AP
A total of 792,401 foreigners had obtained Taiwan residency permits as of November last year, despite global travel restrictions, National Immigration Administration data showed. The figure was up from 785,341 for the whole of 2019 and 758,583 in 2018. Photo: AP
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