Absconded foreign worker dies after plunging into ravine

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- A foreign worker, who had absconded from his job, perished Tuesday after falling into a 100-meter deep ravine,  according to Nantou County police. The man's ro...

Two arrested for posing as Myanmar government representatives

Two men have been arrested for fraud and forgery after they formed a shell office and claimed they represented Myanmar's government to try to swindle foreign labor brokerage firms and lure compani...

Vietnamese laborer nabbed for posting dog abuse pictures

An absconded Vietnamese laborer has been arrested for posting pictures of himself abusing dogs and holding a gun on his Facebook page, Taipei police said Tuesday. The police said they were ...

Police terminate long missing record of foreign worker

Hsilo police station in Yunlin County received a report which indicated that a foreign laborer often wandered about near the intersection of Chunghwa Road and Renhe Road. Police also noticed a woman n...

Gov't seeks to allow foreign laborers to renew work without leaving

Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) The Ministry of Labor is seeking to remove a legal restriction that requires foreign laborers in Taiwan to leave the country after three years of work before they can continue...

Foreign laborer population hits 517,000 in first half of 2014

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) Migrant laborers make up nearly three fourths of all foreign residents in Taiwan with a population of 517,000 as of the end of June, accoridng to statistics released by the Mi...

Man sentenced to 2 months for online threat against foreign workers

Taipei, Aug 20 (CNA) A man in Taichung was sentenced to two months in prison Wednesday after being found guilty of public intimidation for an online post in May that threatened to set off a petrol ...

CEPD aims to tackle shrinking working population

Taipei, Nov. 19 (CNA) Facing an aging population and low birth rate, Taiwan's Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) said Tuesday that is working on an oral report to propose ways to...

Prostitution ring busted in Tainan

Taipei, Nov. 2 (CNA) Police and immigration officials in Tainan announced Saturday that they have cracked a ring suspected of forcing female foreign workers into prostitution for illegal gains. ...

CLA to use light signal system for foreign laborer management

Taipei, Nov. 4 (CNA) The Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) said Sunday that it will adopt a light signal system as part of its management of foreign laborer numbers in Taiwan. The CLA said it...