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...

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 treated at Taiwan hospital for burns suffered on Liberian ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino man suffered serious burns on a Liberian freighter on Friday (Nov. 8) and was transported by the Taiwan Coast Guard to a hospital in the eastern part of the cou...

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 ...

Photo exhibition highlights talent of migrant Filipino workers

The talent of overseas Filipino workers was highlighted Sunday at a free photography exhibition in Taipei depicting the lives of migrant workers. The "Turning Point: Taiwan" exhibition, b...

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 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 ...

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...

Philippine team at Taiwan basketball tournament lauds migrant workers

Taipei (CNA)-- The Mighty Sports-Go For Gold Philippines, undefeated so far at the annual Taiwan-hosted William Jones Cup (Jones Cup) international basketball tournament, expressed their appreciation ...

Filipino game show host rocks Independence Day fest in New Taipei

Veteran Filipino game show host and former public servant Arnell Ignacio stole the hearts of over 5,000 people who gathered at an event in New Taipei on Sunday to celebrate the 121st anniversary of th...

Filipino basketball tournament tips off in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A round-robin basketball tournament featuring over a dozen teams of Filipino migrant workers from across Taiwan tipped off on Sunday (May 19), reported CNA. The tournament i...

Filipina star Sunshine Cruz warns Taipei hotel 'infested with bed bugs'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Filipina actress Sunshine Cruz on Saturday (May 4) posted a message on social media warning of an infestation of bed bugs in her hotel room in Taipei. On a Facebook post upl...

60% of foreigners working Taiwan's tech industry are Filipinos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At over 60 percent, Filipino workers comprise the majority of foreign workers in Taiwan's electronics and technology industry, and many Taiwanese companies are shifting pro...