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Filipino Catholics in Taipei celebrate Sinulog religious festival

Filipinos in Taipei donned colorful costumes Sunday to celebrate a Catholic festival, the Sinulog, which was imported from their home country and is observed annually on the third Sunday of January. ...

Philippines orders evacuation of Filipinos from Iraq

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government said Wednesday that it has ordered the mandatory evacuation of Filipino workers from Iraq and the coast guard said it is sending a vessel to ...

Cosplay contest for Filipino migrant workers to be held in Taiwan

Migrant workers' dressed as characters in comics and online games will take center stage this month at a cosplay competition in Hsinchu City, the organizers said Tuesday. At "Cosplay Compe...

Filipino Christmas celebrations to kick off Sunday in Taiwan's Taoyuan

The Philippine representative office will host a Christmas celebration in Taoyuan on Sunday to spread festive cheer for Filipinos in Taiwan with prizes, cultural presentations and a performance by a s...

Filipino OFW shoots video showing 63 scenic sites in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino migrant worker vlogger has created a video documenting his travels to 63 scenic spots across Taiwan over the course of a year. Marc Peter Uy, 25, hails from ...

Taiwan, Philippines discuss key issues at labor meeting in Taipei

Taiwan and the Philippines negotiated several key issues involving the welfare of Filipino workers in Taiwan at an annual labor meeting in Taipei on Monday, but agreement was reached on only a limited...

Filipinos amused at Tagalog 'please keep quiet' sign in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Filipinos are getting a big chuckle out of a sign spotted inside a bus in northern Taiwan, which admonishes Filipino passengers in Tagalog to not make noise. A photo of...

Filipino migrant worker basketball league kicks off in northern Taiwan

One of Taiwan's largest Filipino migrant worker basketball leagues, comprising 37 teams of Filipino players, was launched in Taoyuan Sunday, with hundreds of people gathering at a local park for t...

Filipino organizes concert to raise money for son fighting cancer

A Filipino migrant worker in Taiwan organized a music concert Sunday in Taoyuan to help raise funds to meet the medical bills of his son, who is battling cancer in the Philippines. Choi Mallari, a ...

Filipino winter basketball league tips off in Taiwan's Taoyuan

A winter basketball tournament for some 13 teams of Filipino players was launched in Taoyuan on Sunday, with hundreds of people gathering at a community center complex for the opening ceremony and to ...

Taiwan's Filipino community calls for safer environment for workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Filipino community on Saturday (Aug. 31) called on factories to provide better safety to workers after a Filipina migrant worker died from a chemical spill at an e...

Filipino migrant worker drowns on beach in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Filipino migrant worker drowned on Sunday (Sept. 1) in Tainan, and a Vietnamese man is undergoing emergency treatment after falling into the ocean in Kaohsiung. The Tainan...

Netizens blame poor safety for death of Filipina from acid spill at Taiwan plant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke on Thursday (Aug. 29) that a Filipina migrant worker had died from a chemical spill at an electronics factory in Miaoli County, netizens have expressed grief f...

Overseas Filipino worker film 'Hello, Love, Goodbye' to screen in Taipei Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The hit Philippine film about overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) "Hello, Love, Goodbye" will screen in Taipei on Sunday (Aug. 11). The romantic drama, which stars Ka...

Filipinos from Visayas, Mindanao stage cultural fiesta in Hsinchu

Taipei, July 21 (CNA) Hundreds of Filipinos from the Visayas and Mindanao island groups gathered in Hsinchu on Sunday to celebrate their culture with presentations of live music, dance and food, accor...