Yes, it is true. Philippine passport holders with valid visas to the US, Canada, UK, EU, Australia, New Zealand, or Japan can visit Taiwan visa free for stays of 30 days. You must first apply online though at www.immigration.gov.tw and the application is under the link "Online application for authentication certificate"
I am a Filipino Citizen, holding a Philippine Passport. I have a B1/B2 US visa valid til 2011. I heard US visa holders need not apply for Taiwan Visa to go to Taipei.
I am a Filipino and holding a Philippine Passport.Do I need a visa if I want to go to Taipei? Just for a visit of lets say 5 days?