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Philippine's new representative to Taiwan lays out top priorities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Gilberto Lauengco, the Philippines' newly appointed representative to Taiwan, says promoting the welfare of Filipino workers and enhancing trade and agricultural devel...

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...

Philippines records first two cases of Indian coronavirus variant

The Philippines has detected its first two cases of a coronavirus variant first identified in India, its health ministry said on Tuesday (May 11). The variant, known as B.1.617, had been confirmed ...

The Latest: S Korean capital orders tests for all foreigners

SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea’s capital has ordered coronavirus tests for all foreign workers as the country expands mass testing targeting expatriates in a campaign that has triggered complaints ...

Philippines to bar entry of foreigners, some nationals as COVID-19 cases climb

The Philippines’ coronavirus task force said it will suspend the arrival of foreigners and some returning citizens as the Southeast Asian country battles a renewed surge in COVID-19 cases and in...

Taiwan reports 2 imported Covid cases from Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Jan. 21) announced two new imported cases of the Wuhan coronavirus but no new local cases. The cases, a...

Taiwan uncovers illegal money transfers with Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese manpower agency and the local branch of a money transfer company from the Philippines were conducting illegal money transfers between the two countries, report...

Filipina in Taiwan raises NT$40,000 in aid for typhoon victims in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An overseas Filipino worker has single-handedly raised NT$40,000 (US$1,400) to support families that have been affected by Typhoon Vamco (known in the Philippines as Typho...

Philippines recalls ambassador who allegedly mistreated maid

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' ambassador to Brazil has been ordered to return home to face investigation after video surfaced allegedly showing her physically mistreating her Filipino ho...

Taiwan virus tests negative for 122 people in contact with Filipino cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 122 people in Taiwan who had been in contact with six Filipino workers diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) after their return home all tested negati...

Philippines reports 2,200 new coronavirus cases, total surpasses 74,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippines on Thursday (July 23) reported 2,200 new cases of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections to over 74,000. On Thursday,...

Taiwan representative office in Philippines suspends services after COVID-19 case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in the Philippines has announced the temporary suspension of its consular services due to one of the building receptionists ...

The Latest: India's infections soaring in rural areas

NEW DELHI — India’s coronavirus caseload has risen to 425,282 as infections soar in rural areas to which migrant workers fleeing major cities have returned in recent weeks. India’s h...

Asia Today: New virus cases drop in South Korea, Beijing

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has reported 17 new cases of COVID-19, the first time its daily jump came down to the teens in nearly a month, as health authorities scramble to contain a resurge...

Asia Today: Philippines trying to ease quarantine congestion

As about 24,000 Filipinos who lost their jobs abroad are being transported by land, sea or air to their provincial homes, the president warned local officials not to refuse them entry out of coronavir...