Schedule of Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Taiwan this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Muslims will be celebrating Eid al-Fitr (開齋節) across Taiwan, starting with an event at the Taipei Main Station on Wednesday (June 5). Eid al-Fitr is a Muslim festival that m...

Indonesian caregiver handed 6-month jail term for abandoning elderly Taiwanese woman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Indonesian caregiver on Wednesday (April 24) was handed down a sentence of six months in prison or pay a fine of NT$180,000 for abandoning the 90-year-old Taiwanese woman in...

Indonesian president records video for countrymen in Taiwan

Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, who is seeking re-election in April, has recently unveiled a video that addresses his fellow countrymen working in Taiwan and wishes them well. ...

Suspect in murder of Indonesian migrant worker nabbed in SW Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taichung police on Friday (Jan. 04) arrested an Indonesian man in southwestern Taiwan's Chiayi County in connection with the death of his countryman late last month, report...

Indonesian woman stabs ex-husband, daughter to death in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Indonesian woman stabbed her ex-husband and daughter to death early this morning in western Taiwan, before confessing to the crime to police, reported Now News. According...

Indonesians in Taiwan celebrate their Independence Day in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Indonesians living in Taiwan joined a celebration in honor of Indonesian Independence Day on Sunday, Aug. 19 at the 2/28 Peace Park near the National Taiwan Museum in Taip...

Indonesian caregiver saves Taiwanese 'grandma' from Taipei Hospital fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Indonesian caregiver bravely risked her life to save the Taiwanese "grandma" under her care after a fire broke out yesterday morning at a senior care facility insi...

RTI hosts event for Indonesian listeners

Taipei, Aug. 12 (CNA) Radio Taiwan International (RTI) on Sunday hosted an Indonesian listeners' meeting in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the launch of its Indonesian service. The even...

Indonesian Economic and Trade Office to Taipei celebrates Indonesia's independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - To celebrate 73 years of Indonesian independence, Indonesian Economic and Trade Office to Taipei held an event for Indonesians living in Taiwan on Sunday (Aug. 5). In additio...

72 Indonesian students receive scholarships from Taiwan government in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- 72 Indonesian students who received 2018 Taiwan Scholarships had a pre-departure briefing session with The Taipei Economic and Trade Office (TETO) in Indonesia. Those schola...

Kaohsiung to hold Taiwan-Indonesia multicultural exchange day in August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Kaohsiung City Government is going to hold a multicultural exchange day on August 19 to celebrate Indonesia’s Independence Day which falls on August 17. The event i...

Indonesia's 'Queen of YouTube' thanks Taiwan for welcoming migrants

Siti Badriah, a hugely popular songstress in Indonesia who has performed in Taiwan, has thanked Taiwan for taking good care of Southeast Asian migrant workers, including those from her country. The...

Indonesian student group to hold sports week, gala dinner this weekend in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Indonesian Student Association (PERPITA) in Taiwan will be holding its "POP Sports Week and Gala Dinner," from May 12 – 13 in northern Taiwan's Hsinchu ...

Indonesian teen reunites with family in Taiwan after 6 months of red tape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After going through red tape for six months and being separated by 4,000 kilometers, an Indonesian young woman will finally be able to join her mother and stepfather in Taiwan ...

Indonesian migrant workers volunteer to clean up the environment in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A group of Indonesian workers initiated a "Clean up" campaign and took it upon themselves to clean the environment in Taichung starting from the Green River, the...