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...

New voting system introduced as Taiwan-based Filipinos go to polls

A new voting system has been introduced to Philippines' representative offices in Taiwan for the Filipino mid-term elections starting Saturday, according to the Manila Economic and Cultural Office...

Filipinos appeal for extension of visa-free treatment in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As visa-free treatment for Filipinos is set to expire in July, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines has been receiving hundreds of emails every month from...

MECO calls for renewed ties with Kaohsiung in wake of 'Marias' comment by Mayor Han

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to an ongoing uproar within the Filipino community in Taiwan over Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) use of the derogatory term "Maria" to refer to ci...

Philippines envoy writes letter to Taiwan mayor about discriminatory remark

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Philippines’ representative in Taiwan wrote a letter to Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) expressing his deep regret about the latter’s use of the term &ldq...

Kaoshiung Mayor Han clarifies 'Maria' comment about Filipinos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to an uproar within the Filipino community in Taiwan over his use of the derogatory term "Maria" to refer to citizens from the Philippines, Kaohsiung Mayo...

Taiwan govt. apologizes for placing Philippine flag in state of war at airport

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Labor (MOL) today issued a statement yesterday (Feb. 14) apologizing for inadvertently placing the Philippine national flag upside down in a state of war in two...

Filipino 'Rapdutan' concert for charity to be held in Hsinchu, Taiwan Feb. 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A local Filipino group is organizing a rap concert that will feature popular rap artists from the Philippines, as well as tattoo artists over the Lunar New Year holiday in nort...

Philippine celebrity team plays Filipino OFWs in Taiwan basketball tournament

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A team of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) played a close game with a celebrities team from the Philippines in the finals of the "Kapamilya Playoffs in Taiwan," which...

Video shows Filipina perform hip-hop take on traditional Philippine dance in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Filipina student currently studying Chinese in Taiwan performed a traditional Philippine dance with a hip-hop twist at the National Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall 2018 Foreign Stu...

Winners of photo contest to promote Philippines in Taiwan announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) recently announced the winners of photo contest held to promote the Philippines and celebrate Filipino workers in Taiwan. The ...