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Taiwan urges employers to allow Filipinos to vote in May 9 election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Wednesday (May 4) called on Taiwan employers to let their Filipino employees vote in the upcoming Philippine presidential election. The ...

Philippines opens to quarantine-free entry for Taiwanese tourists on April 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippines will allow all fully vaccinated foreign tourists, including those from Taiwan, to enter the country without having to undergo quarantine starting on Friday...

Taiwan, Philippines likely to mutually recognize COVID vaccine cards by March 8: MECO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippine envoy to Taiwan on Sunday (March 6) said Taiwan and the Philippines will begin recognizing each other's COVID vaccination certificates by Tuesday (March...

500 Filipinos parade in Taipei to honor Santo Niño

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hundreds of Filipinos participated in a parade and dance competition to celebrate the Philippine feast of Santo Niño de Cebú in Taipei on Sunday (Feb. 20). ...

Filipino parade to be held in Taipei Sunday to honor Santo Niño

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A parade and dance competition to celebrate the Philippine feast of Santo Niño de Cebú will be held by the local Filipino community in Taipei on Sunday (Feb....

Supplies donated by Taiwan reach typhoon-stricken Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 100 tonnes of supplies donated by Taiwan has been handed over to a Philippine charity group to help Cebu residents rebuild after Typhoon Rai (known as Typhoon O...

Taiwanese tourists singled out for Philippine quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although the Philippines has opened its borders to other tourists, it is still requiring Taiwanese to undergo seven days of quarantine because it is not recognizing the co...

Taiwan donates 100 tonnes of typhoon aid to Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan held a ceremony on Wednesday (Jan. 26) to announce that it has raised 100 metric tons of aid for the Philippines to help the island nation recover from the destruct...

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 ...

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...