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1st migrant workers land in Taiwan after 6-month ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven Indonesian migrant workers landed in Taiwan on Wednesday evening (Nov. 17), marking the first group of migrant workers to enter the country in six months. Ministe...

Apical Group Collaborates with Palm Oil Industry Stakeholders to Launch "Palm Oil Nation"

JAKARTA, INDONESIA/SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 18 November 2021 - Exporter of sustainable palm oil, Apical Group joined forces with the Roundtable of Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), the Indonesian Veg...

Taiwan to provide jabs for unvaccinated migrant worker arrivals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As migrant workers will soon start arriving in Taiwan under a special program to alleviate labor shortages in some industries, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) o...

Taiwan likely to open to Thai migrant workers next

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) is indicating that Thais will be the next nationality allowed to enter Taiwan as migrant workers following Indonesians. MOL Workforce Develo...

1st batch of Indonesian caregivers to start arriving in Taiwan Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Labor Hsu Ming-chun (許銘春) on Monday (Nov. 15) announced that the first batch of Indonesian migrant workers can start entering Taiwan as soon as Wednesday (Nov....

Taiwan to open border to Indonesian migrant workers as soon as this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Ministry of Labor (MOL) official on Tuesday (Nov. 9) announced that Taiwan will open its borders to Indonesian migrant workers as soon as this week. During a press br...

Points system for migrant workers entering Taiwan explained

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When Taiwan begins opening its borders to migrant workers later this month, a points system will be used to select which foreign workers will be prioritized for entry into...

Migrant workers only get 1 month window to enter Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will only provide a one-month window for migrant workers from select countries with enough "points" to enter the country, before shutting down the border ...

Taiwan to open borders to migrant workers in mid-to-late November: MOL

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Thursday (Nov. 4) announced that it expects to begin allowing migrant workers to enter Taiwan at some point between mid-to-late November, wi...

US woman in Bali 'suitcase murder' freed from jail

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — An American woman convicted of helping to kill her mother on Indonesia’s tourist island of Bali in 2014 walked free from prison Friday after serving seven years of a 10-year...

US woman convicted in Bali 'suitcase murder' freed from jail

A 26-year-old US national convicted of helping kill her mother was freed from prison on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on Friday. Heather Mack was released seven years into a 10-year sentence f...

Indonesia warily weighs holiday travel with virus concerns

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesians are looking ahead warily toward the holiday travel season, anxious for crucial tourist spending but worried an influx of visitors could spread the coronavirus jus...

Fintech the Main Driver of Financial Services Employment Up 45% in Q3 2021 from Q2: Michael Page Indonesia

JAKARTA, INDONESIA - Media OutReach - 26 October 2021 - According to job opportunity data shared by global recruitment specialists Michael Page Indonesia the number of jobs rose in Q3 2021 compare...

Bali reopens to foreign travelers as COVID-19 surge subsides

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — The Indonesian resort island of Bali reopened for international travelers to visit its shops and white-sand beaches for the first time in more than a year Thursday — if they...

Labor groups call for end to labor abuse on Taiwan’s fishing boats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Greenpeace Taiwan joined labor organizations in a protest in Taipei on Thursday (Sept. 30) urging immediate action to protect the rights of migrant fishermen. Participa...