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Indonesian fisherman dies after falling overboard off Taiwan's Penghu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian fisherman died after falling overboard in waters around Penghu on Monday night (Jan. 29). The Coast Guard Administration's (CGA) Fleet Branch Penghu ...

Body of Indonesian fisherman found in capsized Taiwanese fishing boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The body of a crew member found inside a capsized Taiwanese fishing vessel has been identified to be that of an Indonesian man. Japan's Okinawa Times reported that ...

Taiwanese fishing boat found overturned in Indian Ocean, crew still missing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese fishing vessel has been found capsized in the Indian Ocean, but its crew of 16 is still missing. The overturned hull of Lien Sheng Fa (聯昇發), which is regist...

Indonesian workers fined NT$270,000 for leaving Taiwan quarantine for 1 minute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Indonesian migrant workers have been fined a total of NT$270,000 (US$9,700) for stepping out of their quarantine rooms for one minute and their employer has been stuck...

British woman tests positive for COVID again after arriving in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Saturday (Feb. 27) announced three new cases of COVID-19 from the U.K., Vietnam, and the Philippines. During a pr...

2 Indonesian men test positive for Covid after Taiwan quarantine ends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Feb. 3) confirmed two new imported cases of the Wuhan coronavirus. On Wednesday, health minister and C...

Taiwan reports three COVID cases imported from Indonesia, Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Saturday (Jan. 9) announced three new cases of COVID-19 from Indonesia and the Philippines. During a press confer...

Suspected Chinese underwater drone caught by Indonesian fisherman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fisherman recently caught what appears to be a Chinese underwater drone in Indonesian waters. The fisherman apparently hauled up the drone last Sunday (Dec. 20) near ...

Taiwan confirms 3 coronavirus cases imported from Philippines, Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed three new COVID-19 patients Saturday (Dec. 26), two from the Philippines and one from Indonesia, bringing the country's total to 783 cases. All thr...

Indonesian woman in Taiwan diagnosed with coronavirus after 4th test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Dec. 14) announced four new cases of Wuhan coronavirus imported from the Philippines and Indonesia. Durin...

Taiwan Coast Guard ship sails 8 days to save Indonesian fisherman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Coast Guard Administration (CGA) ship sailed eight days to save an Indonesian crew member on a Taiwanese fishing trawler who had fallen ill while working near Palau, rep...

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...

Indonesian fisherman miraculously wakes from coma 6 days after Taiwan bridge disaster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian fisherman who has been in a coma since a suspension bridge collapsed on Oct. 1 woke up on Monday (Oct. 7). At around 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 1, the Nanfang'...