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Taiwan to reopen borders to Filipino workers 'very soon': MECO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) on Wednesday (Jan. 12) announced that Taiwan is going to reopen its borders to Filipino workers "very soon." On...

Philippines envoy, Taiwan labor minister discuss entry of Filipino workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) Chairman Wilfredo B. Fernandez on Tuesday (Jan. 11) met with Minister of Labor Hsu Ming-chun (許銘春) to discuss allowing Filipino ...

Foreign ministry says no Taiwanese affected following Typhoon Rai in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has said that no Taiwanese were killed or injured by Typhoon Rai after it made landfall in the southeastern part of the Philippines ...

New Philippine envoy hopes workers can enter Taiwan before Dec. 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) chairman, Wilfredo B. Fernandez, on Tuesday (Nov. 23) said he is aiming to complete an agreement with labor brokers to e...

New Philippine envoy to Taiwan aims to bring two countries 'closer together'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) chairman, Wilfredo B. Fernandez, has vowed to bring the Philippines and Taiwan “closer together.” The new...

MECO sparing no effort in 'reopening Taiwan's doors to Filipino workers'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippine representative office in Taiwan has said it is doing everything within its power to facilitate the entry of Filipino workers into the country. On Friday ...

Luan Peres flourishing in Marseille under coach Sampaoli

Although Marseille's motto of “Straight to Goal" is an ode to attacking soccer, there has always been a rich tradition of great defenders at the nine-time French champions. After all...

Philippine's new representative to Taiwan lays out top priorities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Gilberto Lauengco, the Philippines' newly appointed representative to Taiwan, says promoting the welfare of Filipino workers and enhancing trade and agricultural devel...

202 foreign workers test positive for COVID at 4 tech firms in Taiwan's Miaoli

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of COVID-19 cases associated with four tech companies in northern Taiwan's Miaoli County has risen to 249, including 202 foreign migrant workers, primarily ...

MECO calls on Taiwan to prioritize Filipino workers for COVID vaccines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippines de facto embassy in Taiwan on Monday (June 7) called on Taiwan to include Filipino workers and caregivers in its priority list to receive COVID-19 vaccines...

Filipino man killed in factory fire in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino man lost his life on Monday (Dec. 21) after he suffered severe burns during a fire at a factory in northern Taiwan on Sunday (Dec. 20). At 12:14 p.m. on Sund...

Taiwan donates US$200,000 to the Philippines for typhoon relief

The Manila Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei (MECO) thanked Taiwan on Friday (Nov. 20) for donating US$200,000 to disaster relief efforts in the Philippines, as the country works to rebuild from ...

Filipinos, Philippine rep. office embrace Ilocano culture in Taiwan's Hsinchu

Hundreds of Filipinos of Ilocano lineage gathered in Hsinchu on Sunday to celebrate their heritage with presentations of dance, music, food and inspirational talks by a leading official from the Phili...

Taiwan-based Filipino fishermen accuse brokers of 'overcharging'

Six Filipino fishermen based in Taiwan on Saturday accused Filipino and Taiwanese labor brokers of making excessive deductions from their salaries, saying they feel "deceived and mistreated."...

Taiwan refutes Philippine claim that China has say in OFW's fate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday (April 29) rejected a Philippine official's claims that China has any say over the fate of a Filipina care...