Indonesian woman with HIV denies media reports of 4 Taiwanese boyfriends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An undocumented Indonesian migrant worker has denied unsubstantiated reports that she has four Taiwanese boyfriends, while authorities seek to trace the source of her HIV ...

NGOs urge Taiwan's labor ministry to step up migrant worker protections

A coalition of migrant rights groups staged a rally in Taipei on Sunday, calling for Taiwan's labor ministry to improve migrant workers' rights and safety. About 50 people, including migran...

Reduced penalties for self-reporting visa overstayers in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Immigration Agency (NIA) announced on Friday (March 20) an extended program to encourage foreign nationals who overstay their visas to turn themselves in and ...

New tool tells users their likelihood of contact with coronavirus patients in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thanks to a new trilingual tool rolled out by a group of programmers on an online civic tech community, people can now check their probability of having come in contact wi...

132 people in Kaohsiung came in contact with friend of infected Indonesian caregiver

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung's Department of Health has tracked down over 100 individuals that have come in contact with the friend of an undocumented Indonesian caregiver diagnosed with...

Taiwan health minister opposes crackdown on illegal foreign nurses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There should be a focus on the prevention of infections and on education instead of a crackdown on illegal foreign caregivers and nurses during the Wuhan coronavirus (COVI...

Friend of 32nd coronavirus case quarantined in Kaohsiung after showing symptoms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An acquaintance of Taiwan's 32nd case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was placed in a negative-pressure isolated ward in Kaohsiung on Wednesday (Feb. 26) after feeling...

Indonesian infected with coronavirus traveled extensively on Taipei MRT, TRA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese authorities on Thursday (Feb. 27) warned residents to beware of areas of Taipei traveled by an unaccounted for Indonesian caregiver who on Wednesday (Feb. 26) wa...

Indonesian caregiver infected with coronavirus in Taiwan livestreams isolation ward

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian caregiver who on Wednesday (Feb. 26) was announced as Taiwan's 32nd case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) has shared her experience in an isolation ward i...

Foreign caregiver announced as Taiwan’s coronavirus case No. 32

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Indonesian caregiver of a man in his eighties who is Taiwan’s 27th case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) has been diagnosed as the country’s 32nd patient, t...

Indonesian caregiver steals Taiwanese boss's safe with NT$2.08 million inside

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian woman stole her employer's safe containing NT$2.08 million (US$68,000) and tried to make away with the loot on an e-bike with her boyfriend, but they wer...

Indonesian woman sentenced to 7 years by Taiwan court for shaking baby to death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An unaccounted for female Indonesian migrant worker hired by an Indonesian couple to care for their baby has been sentenced by a New Taipei court to seven years and six months ...

New Taipei police hunt for suspect who sexually assaulted Indonesian caregiver

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- New Taipei City police have begun a search for a suspect, four days after he sexually assaulted a female Indonesian caregiver. At 5 p.m. on June 6, a female Indonesian migra...

Indonesian caregiver handed 6-month jail term for abandoning elderly Taiwanese woman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Indonesian caregiver on Wednesday (April 24) was handed down a sentence of six months in prison or pay a fine of NT$180,000 for abandoning the 90-year-old Taiwanese woman in...

Broker, councilman allegedly drugs, rapes Indonesian woman in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A labor broker and township councilman has been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting a female Indonesian migrant worker at a hotel in western Taiwan. According to l...