Taiwan announces 24 imported coronavirus cases in 1 day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Nov. 30) announced 24 new imported cases of the Wuhan coronavirus, including 20 from Indonesia alone. Dur...

Taiwan to ban entry of migrant workers from Indonesia on Dec. 4

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Nov. 30) announced that it will be imposing a ban on all migrant workers from Indonesia on Dec. 4 as Wuhan c...

Update: CECC mulls temporarily banning Indonesian migrant workers from entering Taiwan

[Update: November 30 at 15:54] The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Monday (Nov. 30) that all migrant workers from Indonesia will be banned from entering Taiwan for two weeks, start...

Taiwan to slap heavy fines on arrivals who fake COVID-19 test results

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Among the new border control measures that will kick in on Tuesday (Dec. 1) in Taiwan is a penalty for providing a falsified coronavirus report. Individuals who show a ...

Taiwan bans 2 Indonesian agencies from sending migrants due to COVID-19

Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Friday that it is temporarily banning migrant workers from two Indonesian manpower agencies from entering, after it reported 13 new imported ca...

2 Indonesian women test positive for Covid during Taiwan quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Nov. 20) announced two new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) imported from Indonesia. During a press ...

Indonesian workers arriving in Taiwan subject to centralized quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indonesian migrant workers will now be put under centralized quarantine upon arrival in Taiwan starting Friday (Nov. 20), according to the country’s health authoriti...

Critically ill Indonesian woman thanks Taiwan for saving life

Taipei, Nov. 5 (CNA) — An Indonesian migrant worker who received a stem cell transplant in Taiwan in June thanked the nation on Thursday for expediting her treatment by lifting travel restrictio...

Taiwan rejects Indonesian rules on covering migrant worker costs

Taiwan's Ministry of Labor (MOL) said Monday that it will not accept the one-sided terms introduced by the Indonesian government that compel Taiwanese employers to shoulder costs incurred by certa...

Indonesian teen in Taiwan tests positive for coronavirus after quarantine ends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Oct. 28) announced that one new case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) has been imported from Indonesia. ...

Visit ‘Little Jakarta’ for culinary journey in Taipei's Indonesian community

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Under the buzzing metropolis of Taipei is a hidden gem of the Indonesian community, a culinary trip waiting to be discovered. Traveling the world is still highly inadvi...

Indonesian-Taiwanese woman fatally stabbed in massage parlor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian-Taiwanese masseuse was allegedly fatally stabbed by her Taiwanese boyfriend at a massage parlor in northern Taiwan on Aug. 7. At 10:20 a.m. on Aug. 7 in H...

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha holy day in Taipei with eye on safety

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of Taipei's Indonesian Muslim community were already lining up 6:30 a.m. at the Taipei Travel Plaza outside Taipei Main Station to get a spot in the first sess...

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 ...

Police nab 12 undocumented workers in W. Taiwan's ASEAN Plaza

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During patrols of ASEAN Plaza over the weekend in western Taiwan's Taichung City, police apprehended 12 Indonesian and Vietnamese unaccounted for workers. Situated ...