Free medical checkups offered to migrant fishermen in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Immigration Agency (NIA) teamed up with the Tzu Chi International Medical Association on Sunday (Dec. 1) to provide free clinical services to migrant workers ...

NIA: Chinese who destroy Lennon Walls will not be allowed back into Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese citizens who destroy or damage “Lennon Walls” supporting Hong Kong will not be allowed to return to Taiwan, the chief of the National Immigration Agenc...

Taiwan holds voting simulation for new immigrants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) held a voting simulation event on Tuesday (Sept. 17) to help familiarize new immigrants with Taiwan's ballot casting procedure as th...

Taiwan’s immigration chief defends his agency’s duty to investigate bribery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s National Immigration Agency (NIA) Director-General Chiu Feng-kuang (邱豐光) asserted on Wednesday (Aug. 21) that it’s his agency’s duty to participate i...

413 Vietnamese, Indonesian illegal workers arrested in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Saturday (June 15), Taiwan's National Immigration Agency (NIA) arrested 413 migrant workers for working illegally, with the majority being Vietnamese and Indonesian nati...

165 people across Taiwan arrested for overstaying visas, working illegally

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A total of 165 foreign nationals, many of whom were Vietnamese and Indonesians, were arrested Saturday as part of a nationwide sweep carried out by the National Immigration Agency (NIA...

Minister of the Interior visits I-Mei, announces change to Taiwan residence permits for migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Minister of the Interior visited Philippine workers at the I-Mei factory in Taoyuan to announce an official change of title on their resident permits from “forei...

Taiwanese lawyer with Chinese ID vows to sue Taiwan after rights revoked

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After having his household registration and rights revoked for receiving a Chinese ID, Taiwanese legal expert, Shao Tzuping (邵子平) said that he is planning to sue Taiwan for thi...

Taiwan extends relaxed punishment for foreigners who overstay visa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foreigners who self report that they have overstayed their visa will face a reduced penalty until June 30, 2019, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) announced today. ...

Taiwan to issue money for information about missing Vietnamese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The National Immigration Agency (NIA) said Friday it would pay NT$4,000 (US$129) for information leading to the capture of the 113 Vietnamese citizens still missing from suppose...

Taiwan immigration chief wants to nab mastermind behind missing Vietnamese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The day after taking office, new National Immigration Agency (NIA) Director General Chiu Feng-kuang (邱豐光) said Saturday he wanted to find the mastermind behind the disappearance...

Taiwan names deputy police chief as new head of the National Immigration Agency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The government on Friday announced the appointment of Chiu Feng-kuang (邱豐光), the deputy chief of the National Police Administration, as the new head of the National Immigration ...

Taiwan headline news

Taipei, Sept. 20 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Wednesday are as follows: @United Daily News: Kaohsiung city police chief Chen Chia-chin becomes NPA head @China Times: Taipei ...

Photo of the Day: Eye of the storm before pension protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Barricades deployed outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei are in place due to security concerns over the ongoing pension reform protests starting from April 18. The Na...

Taipei housing row affects 14 officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 14 senior members of Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je’s administration were found to be renting official residences for NT$700 (US$21.5) a month, reports said Tuesday. T...