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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'...

Fresh human rights abuses leveled at Taiwanese fishing industry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A new report by Greenpeace East Asia has published fresh allegations of human rights abuses and people trafficking in the Taiwanese fishing industry. The new claims come despite...

Deadly brawl erupts aboard Taiwan fishing boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This morning the coast guard dispatched a rescue team to apprehend a murderous fisherman aboard a Pintung fishing boat after receiving reports of a deadly knife fight. ...

Missing Indonesian fisherman's body found near New Taipei City coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Rescuers on Tuesday recovered the missing body of the Indonesian fisherman who went missing after the vessel he was on sank on Sunday near the mouth of the Tamsui River, accord...