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Taiwan to reopen borders to Filipino workers 'very soon': MECO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) on Wednesday (Jan. 12) announced that Taiwan is going to reopen its borders to Filipino workers "very soon." On...

Philippines envoy, Taiwan labor minister discuss entry of Filipino workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) Chairman Wilfredo B. Fernandez on Tuesday (Jan. 11) met with Minister of Labor Hsu Ming-chun (許銘春) to discuss allowing Filipino ...

Consultant predicts Taiwan will open borders to Filipinos by April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A consultant and migration expert predicts that Filipino migrant workers can again begin entering Taiwan sometime between March and April. On Nov. 11, Taiwan lifted the...

Philippines urged to fix 'impasse' with Taiwan over entry of Filipino workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A consultant and migration expert is urging Philippine government agencies to resolve the "impasse" with Taiwan authorities over epidemic prevention protocols to...

New Philippine envoy hopes workers can enter Taiwan before Dec. 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) chairman, Wilfredo B. Fernandez, on Tuesday (Nov. 23) said he is aiming to complete an agreement with labor brokers to e...

MECO sparing no effort in 'reopening Taiwan's doors to Filipino workers'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippine representative office in Taiwan has said it is doing everything within its power to facilitate the entry of Filipino workers into the country. On Friday ...

Comatose Filipino worker struggles to return home from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While in Taiwan making a living for his family, a Filipino migrant worker suffered a debilitating illness and is in a comatose state, but the Tzu Chi Foundation is plannin...

Taiwan negotiating with Philippines, Vietnam on opening borders to migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Thursday (Nov. 11) confirmed that Indonesian workers can begin entering Taiwan and stated that negotiations are underway to enable workers f...

MECO calls on Taiwan to prioritize Filipino workers for COVID vaccines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippines de facto embassy in Taiwan on Monday (June 7) called on Taiwan to include Filipino workers and caregivers in its priority list to receive COVID-19 vaccines...

Taiwan reports 240 local COVID cases, 2 deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (May 18) reported 240 local COVID-19 infections and two deaths. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-c...

Taiwan reports 8 COVID cases imported from Oman, Philippines, Egypt, and Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (March 18) confirmed eight COVID-19 infections imported from Oman, the Philippines, Egypt, and Vietnam. ...

Taiwan reports 4 COVID cases imported from South Africa, Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Jan. 29) confirmed four new imported cases of the Wuhan coronavirus. On Friday, health minister and CECC ...

Taiwan confirms 7 new COVID cases from 5 countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Saturday (Jan. 16) confirmed seven new coronavirus cases imported from Russia, the Philippines, Indonesia, South Africa, and the United States, bringing the coun...

Indonesian worker tests positive for coronavirus while in employer's home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Dec. 23) announced that six new cases of Wuhan coronavirus have been imported from the Philippines and In...

Filipino man killed in factory fire in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino man lost his life on Monday (Dec. 21) after he suffered severe burns during a fire at a factory in northern Taiwan on Sunday (Dec. 20). At 12:14 p.m. on Sund...