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Another contact of COVID-19-infected Taiwanese doctor tests positive

Taiwan reported a new domestically transmitted case of COVID-19 on Sunday involving a doctor who works in the same hospital as three other medical workers confirmed to have the disease over the past w...

Indonesia postpones fee change for migrant workers in Taiwan until July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indonesia has postponed updating its migrant worker placement fee policy — a change that has provoked opposition from migrant employers in Taiwan — by six mont...

Taiwan and Indonesia to discuss migrant worker freeze

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s freeze on migrant workers from Indonesia and the latter country’s plans to demand Taiwanese employers pay a range of fees will be on the agenda when t...

Indonesia disappointed at Taiwan's entry ban on Indonesian migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Indonesian government on Thursday (Dec. 17) expressed regret over Taiwan's decision to extend the entry ban on Indonesian migrant workers indefinitely, urging it t...

Taiwan to continue entry ban on Indonesian migrant workers indefinitely

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) on Wednesday (Dec. 16) announced that it is continuing its entry ban on migrant workers from Indonesia as...

Taiwan reports 2 imported coronavirus cases from Philippines, Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Dec. 15) announced two new cases of Wuhan coronavirus imported from the Philippines and Indonesia. Durin...

Taiwan mulls conditional entry for Indonesian workers to meet labor demand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese government is considering granting conditional entry to Indonesian migrant workers to meet labor demand in the country, according to Health Minister Chen Shi...

Taiwan confirms 8 imported coronavirus cases from US, UK and Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed eight new imported COVID-19 cases Saturday (Dec. 12) from the United States, the United Kingdom, and Indonesia, to bring the total to 733 cases. The ne...

Treating Indonesian workers for COVID-19 could cost Taiwan US$3.5 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The cost of treating Indonesian migrant workers who tested positive for COVID-19 could exceed NT$100 million (US$3.3 million) as Taiwan continues to report imported cases ...

Taiwan confirms 22 more imported COVID-19 cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Sunday (Dec. 6) announced 22 new confirmed imported cases of COVID-19, with 20 coming from Indonesia and two from ...

Taipei would ban 'group eating' if COVID-19 gets out of control

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei will implement strict coronavirus prevention measures, including banning groups of people from eating together in public, if there is a pandemic resurgence in the c...

Singapore reportedly proposes to negotiate for travel bubble with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Singaporean government has reportedly approached Taiwanese authorities about negotiating for a travel bubble agreement intended to boost business and commercial activi...

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...