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Taiwan actor donates 1 billion rupiah to caregiver

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Award-winning Taiwanese actor Chen Sung-young (陳松勇) left over IDR$1 billion Indonesian rupiah (US$70,000) in his will for his Indonesian caregiver. On Dec. 17, Chen die...

Indonesian caregiver sentenced to 1 year in prison for cutting patient's throat with knife

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian caregiver has been sentenced to one year in prison after putting a knife to her elderly patient's neck when she was trying to gain access to her passport...

Indonesian caregiver, pharmacist die in east Taiwan fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian caregiver and an in-law of her ward perished in a fire on Tuesday (Dec. 21) at a pharmacy in Taitung City. At 1 a.m. Tuesday morning, a fire broke out at ...

Taiwanese actor Chen Sung-young dies at age 80

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Award-winning Taiwanese actor Chen Sung-young (陳松勇) died at the age of 80 on Friday (Dec. 17). Chen died at 3:07 p.m. on Friday at the Taoyuan Chang-Gung Memorial Hospi...

1st migrant workers land in Taiwan after 6-month ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven Indonesian migrant workers landed in Taiwan on Wednesday evening (Nov. 17), marking the first group of migrant workers to enter the country in six months. Ministe...

Indonesian caregiver recorded beating elderly woman in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian caregiver is facing a fine of up to NT$150,000 (US$5,401) after she was caught on a surveillance camera beating the elderly Taiwanese woman who was in her ca...

1st batch of Indonesian caregivers to start arriving in Taiwan Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Labor Hsu Ming-chun (許銘春) on Monday (Nov. 15) announced that the first batch of Indonesian migrant workers can start entering Taiwan as soon as Wednesday (Nov....

Indonesian caregiver removed from list of Taiwan's COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Saturday (Nov. 6) it was removing an Indonesian caregiver who had been confirmed as a COVID-19 case the previous day f...

Indonesian caregiver Taiwan's latest local COVID case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Nov. 5) reported one new local COVID-19 case. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) announced six im...

Taiwan reports zero local COVID cases, no deaths

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan reported no new local COVID-19 infections Saturday (Oct. 23) and no deaths, but seven imported cases, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC). Th...

Indonesian caregiver in north Taiwan tests positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two residents of Keelung City, an Indonesian caregiver and a Taiwanese woman on Friday (Oct. 22) tested positive for COVID-19. Health Minister and CECC head Chen Shih-c...

Indonesian caregiver tests positive for COVID in New Taipei after 12 negative tests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian caregiver has tested positive for COVID-19 after testing negative 12 times. Health Minister and Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chun...

Four Taiwanese films to be screened at SeaShorts Film Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — SeaShorts Film Festival, which highlights Southeast Asian short films, will be screening over 60 films from various Asian countries from Aug. 25 to Sep. 2, including four ...

Taiwan sets up mourning hall for Indonesian woman who died in quarantine hotel fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian caregiver who died in a fire at her quarantine hotel has received a traditional mourning hall following days of neglect, reports said Saturday (July 3). T...

Firefighter, Indonesian caregiver among 4 killed in quarantine hotel fire in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A firefighter and an Indonesian migrant worker were among the four who perished in a fire in an epidemic prevention hotel in Changhua City on Wednesday evening (June 30). ...