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We have selected news related to New Residents this week for all readers, sorted out the four news highlights, and present them at the same time in the form of broadcasts, so that readers and viewers can quickly understand the news events of the week in the shortest time, and to easily grasp the news progress without falling behind. Watch the broadcast here:0525 NIA video news report-English

  • Foreigners in Taiwan now can file tax returns using their NHI cards

With tax filing season coming in May, foreigners now can use their NHI cards to apply for file taxes with natural person certificates at the convenient stores. Foreigners must apply to the National Health Insurance Administration Counter to activate the NHI card's tax declaration feature for the first time. Once activated, one can use it to file taxes each year. The "Electronic settlement system for foreigners’ individual income tax settlement filing" is currently available in Chinese and English. Foreigners who work in Taiwan are required to file comprehensive income tax in May of the following year, the Ministry of Finance reminded, even if they do not have Taiwanese household registration and have been there for a total of 183 days in the same tax year.

Read more: Foreigners in Taiwan now can also file tax returns using their NHI cards

Foreigners in Taiwan now can file tax returns using their NHI cards.Photo reproduced from 三八旅客部落格

  • NCC and telecoms firms collaborate on the development of technology to stop international scam calls

The National Communications Commission (NCC) has worked with telecom carriers to introduce new technology to block foreign fraudulent calls in an effort to stop them.

The NCC emphasized that 90% of the fraudulent calls recorded by the 165 anti-fraud hotlines included faking an international phone number before phoning Taiwan. To deceive the public, the phone numbers all begin with "+886." NCC works with the telecom providers' "International Private Branch Exchange " equipment to establish software settings. Additionally, NCC highlighted that regular traffic needs won't ever be obstructed. Only foreign scam calls are subject to this ban.

Read more: NCC and telecoms firms collaborate on the development of innovative technology to stop international scam calls

NCC and telecoms firms collaborate on the development of technology to stop international scam calls.Photo reproduced from Pixabay

  • NIA Keelung City Service Center head to school to propaganda anti-fraud

In order to promote anti-fraud and prevent human trafficking, the Keelung City Police Department, the NIA Keelung City Service Center, and the Keelung City Government held a lecture to foreign students. Human trafficking, typical deception techniques, foreign students working and studying in Taiwan, and residence regulations are among the topics in the lecture. The Keelung City Police Department chose foreign students from Indonesia, Vietnam, and Thailand as "Ambassadors" in order to promote the crime prevention with the expectation that they would act as a bridge for communication between the police and international students.

Read more: NIA Keelung City Service Center head to school to propaganda anti-fraud

NIA Keelung City Service Center head to school to propaganda anti-fraud.Photo reproduced from Keelung City Police Department Facebook

  • Best attractions for hydrangea season in Taiwan

Every May and June, beautiful hydrangeas bloom all over Taiwan, including Zhuzihu, Shilin Official Residence, Wanli, Taoyuan, Yilan, and Taitung. They are all good places to enjoy hydrangeas. Yangmingshan Zhuzihu Hydrangea Season will start on May 20th. There are 14 farms where you can enjoy hydrangea. For more information, please visit "2023 Calla Lily and Hydrangea Festival” website. The Wanli hydrangea season this year features Taiwan's largest hydrangea field. People can check in at any scenic spot in Wanli District before July 10 to participate in the lucky draw.

There is a hydrangea trail at Chingshan Farm of Taitung. In addition to enjoying the golden lilies, there is also a beautiful and romantic hydrangea trail.

Read more: New Taipei Wanli hydrangea season begins, People are welcome to take pictures and participate in the lucky draw

The Wanli hydrangea season this year features Taiwan's largest hydrangea field.Photo provided by New Taipei City Government

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