Indonesian caregiver abusing elderly Taiwanese man caught on camera

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - CCTV footage of an Indonesian domestic caregiver abusing an old disabled man has sparked discussions on the issue of long-term health care in Taiwan. The caregiver has been ...

Indonesian caregiver brutally abused by Taiwanese employer, recovers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A 22-year-old Indonesian woman working as a caregiver in Xindian, New Taipei City, has been brutally abused by her two employers since last September, according to an Apple Dail...

Indonesian caregiver saves Taiwanese 'grandma' from Taipei Hospital fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Indonesian caregiver bravely risked her life to save the Taiwanese "grandma" under her care after a fire broke out yesterday morning at a senior care facility insi...

Winners of Taiwan Literature Awards for Migrants announced

The fifth Taiwan Literature Awards for Migrants were announced Saturday, with eight migrant workers from the Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam depicting such themes in their works as longing for fami...

Filipinos find William Jones Cup a summer haven

By Joseph Yeh, CNA staff reporter The William Jones Cup, an annual summer basketball tournament that has been a fixture on Taiwan's sports calendar for 40 years, is once again in full swing at Ne...

Indonesian migrant workers volunteer to clean up the environment in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A group of Indonesian workers initiated a "Clean up" campaign and took it upon themselves to clean the environment in Taichung starting from the Green River, the...

Taiwanese team of doctors saves Indonesian caretaker's life

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On November 3, an Indonesian migrant caretaker who works at a home in Miaoli County was rushed to the county's Da Chien General Hospital by her employer after signs of rena...

Indonesian caregiver dies after 11th floor fall while trying to escape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Indonesian caregiver was found dead on the terrace of a second floor apartment in Taichung yesterday after an apparent attempt to escape her current employer, reported Liber...

Indonesian nurses not allowed to provide medical care until licensed in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an interview with the Central News Agency, the deputy director-general of the Ministry of Labor's (MOL) Workforce Development Agency (WDA) said that nurses entering Taiw...

Indonesia to send 100 trained nurses to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Indonesia plans to send 100 trained nurses to Taiwan early next year in order to work as caregivers in people’s homes, reports in the Indonesian media said Saturday....

Vietnamese caregiver found dead in Yilan County

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The body of a Vietnamese caregiver was found dead by firefighters after they extinguished a massive blaze in Yilan on Monday. The fire was reported at a private residence ne...

Employers asked to show more tolerance for Muslim workers during Ramadan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government calls for more harmonious and tolerant labor management relations between employers and foreign workers during the Holy month of Ramadan. The Taipei city...

Township councilor sentenced to 7 years for raping Indonesian worker

Taipei, May 11 -- A member of a township council in eastern Taiwan's Hualien County is going to jail for seven years and 10 months for raping a caregiver from Indonesia, according to a verdict han...

U.S. report accuses Taiwan of human rights violations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. Department of State accused Taiwan of various human rights abuses in its “Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2016” (full report). The report ...

Taiwanese actor wants to leave his Indonesian caregiver NT$2 million inheritance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese actor and director Chen Sung-Young, who is known for the movie "Bei cing cheng shih (A City of Sadness 悲情城市)," told media Friday that he has suffered from m...