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Taiwan urges employers to allow Filipinos to vote in May 9 election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Wednesday (May 4) called on Taiwan employers to let their Filipino employees vote in the upcoming Philippine presidential election. The ...

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...

20 Filipinos nabbed in fraud ring bust in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Philippine migrant workers has been arrested for defrauding over 20 victims in Taiwan out of approximately NT$10 million (US$359,000). During a press confere...

For Filipinos in Taiwan, migrant basketball league more than just a game

A winter basketball tournament consisting of 21 teams, aimed at consolidating friendship among Filipinos in Taiwan, tipped off in Taoyuan on Sunday (Oct. 25), with hundreds gathering for the opening c...

18 Filipinos test positive for coronavirus after returning from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Sept. 23) announced that 18 Filipinos and one Japanese citizen have tested positive for the Wuhan coronav...

164 in Taiwan listed as contacts of 6 Filipinos infected with coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Sept. 17) said it had identified 164 persons who came into contact with six Philippine nationals who teste...

Catholic church central to Filipino community in Taipei amid COVID-19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei church popular among the foreign Catholic community is seeing smaller congregations since it adopted safety protocols to ward off the coronavirus, and nearby Fili...

Filipina arrested for scamming countrymen in Taiwan out of NT$80 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipina migrant worker was taken into custody in central Taiwan on Wednesday (Aug. 5) for allegedly scamming her compatriots with the promise of a return on currency co...

Taiwan will require all Philippine arrivals to be tested for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Due to the sudden influx of imported Wuhan coronavirus cases from the Philippines, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) will require all passengers arriving from the...

Catholic churches for Filipinos in Taiwan close over coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several Catholic churches in north Taiwan catering to the Filipino community closed and canceled their Sunday services in order to prevent the spread of Wuhan coronavirus ...

Filipinos express relief at lifting of Taiwan travel ban

Following the Philippine government's decision Friday to lift a travel ban against Taiwan aimed at halting the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), members of the Filipino community intervi...

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. ...

Filipino migrant worker, 3 Taiwanese charged with growing, selling pot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino man and three Taiwanese citizens on Thursday (Dec. 5) were indicted for growing and selling marijuana in central and southern Taiwan. A Philippine migrant wo...