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China's drone army a growing regional threat

China's aggressive development of unmanned air, ground and underwater vehicles is an increasing threat to Taiwan and the rest of region, according to analysts at a government-funded think tank in ...

Indonesian worker tests positive for coronavirus while in employer's home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Dec. 23) announced that six new cases of Wuhan coronavirus have been imported from the Philippines and In...

Fishing boat owner pleads guilty in shark finning case

HONOLULU (AP) — A business that owns a Japanese fishing boat pleaded guilty Thursday in a case involving Indonesian crew members who cut fins from sharks. Hamada Suisan Co. Ltd. agr...

Almost 300 Rohingya found on beach in Indonesia’s Aceh

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — Almost 300 Rohingya Muslims were found on a beach in Indonesia's Aceh province Monday and were evacuated by military, police and Red Cross volunteers, authorities said. ...

Indonesian fishermen discover 94 Rohingya adrift at sea

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian fishermen discovered 94 hungry, weak Rohingya Muslims on a wooden boat adrift off Indonesia’s northernmost province of Aceh, an official said Wednesday. ...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters ...

Indonesia condemns abuse of its fishermen on Chinese boats

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's government on Sunday condemned what it called the “inhuman” treatment of its nationals by a Chinese fishing company that allegedly kept Indonesian fishermen as vi...

Philippine troops rescue 2 Indonesians held by militants

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine forces rescued two of three Indonesian hostages Sunday after a gunbattle with their captors from the Muslim militant group Abu Sayyaf in the southern jungles, a r...

Arch removed from collapsed Taiwan bridge which killed 6 foreign workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The hundreds of fishing boats trapped inside the port of Nanfang’ao in Yilan County were able to head for the open sea Thursday (October 10) with the removal of the ...

Rebuilding collapsed Taiwan bridge estimated to cost NT$520 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Rebuilding Nanfang’ao Bridge in Nanfang’ao, Yilan County, which collapsed killing six foreign workers, will cost NT$520 million (US$16.8 million), the Ministry...

100 Filipino, Indonesian fishermen pray for victims of Taiwan bridge collapse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Nearly 100 Filipino and Indonesian fishermen gathered in Yilan, Taiwan, on Wednesday (Oct. 2) to pray for fellow migrant fishery workers who were killed when a suspension bridge...

Update: 6 Filipino, Indonesian workers perish after NE Taiwan bridge collapse

Update: 10/03 12:40 p.m. At 11 a.m. on Thursday (Oct. 3), the body of the sixth and final missing fisherman was found. The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) Labor Center identified the dec...

Filipino, Indonesian fishermen among injured in bridge collapse in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Filipino and Indonesian migrant fishery workers, as well as a Taiwanese truck driver, were among the 20 people injured when a landmark bridge in northeastern Taiwan's ...

Indonesian man loses leg in Taiwanese fishing boat accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Indonesian man is in critical condition after he lost his leg in an accident on a Taiwanese fishing boat off the coast of Penghu on Tuesday (Sept. 10). Three Indonesian c...

Taiwanese fishing boat lost in Pacific, Japan and US assist in search

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A long-line fishing vessel registered at Su-Ao (蘇澳) Port in Yilan, Taiwan, has gone missing in the Pacific Ocean. Taiwan has requested the assistance of the United States ...