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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...

Taiwanese company fined for sharing migrant workers with other factories

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A metal manufacturing company in New Taipei City has been slapped with a NT$1.11 million (US$38,861) fine for dispatching its own migrant workers to three other factories....

For Filipinos in Taiwan, migrant basketball league more than just a game

A winter basketball tournament consisting of 21 teams, aimed at consolidating friendship among Filipinos in Taiwan, tipped off in Taoyuan on Sunday (Oct. 25), with hundreds gathering for the opening c...

Thai novelist depicts life of migrant workers in Taiwan in new book

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Award-winning Thai novelist Rewat Panpipat on Friday (Oct. 2) has released his latest book "Birds on a Wire" (候鳥) and said it was inspired by the stories of real...

Philippine parade to bring ‘smiling’ masks, costumes to Taipei streets Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In celebration of the Philippine's annual Masskara Festival, hundreds of people in "smiling" masks and colorful costumes will parade through the streets of T...

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 company gives NT$1,500 to each migrant worker to boost spending

A manufacturing company in Taoyuan City has given NT$1,500 (US$50) to each of his approximately 500 migrant workers this week to promote spending and help revitalize the economy, the local government ...

Indonesia bank distributes masks to Indonesian migrant workers

Indonesian state-owned Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) said Sunday that it has distributed thousands of surgical face masks for Indonesian migrant workers in Taiwan in an effort to help prevent the spread...

New Taipei Labor Bureau celebrates success of interpreting service for new immigrants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Labor Bureau of New Taipei City is celebrating the success of its comprehensive interpreting service for conflict mediation involving labor-management disputes. The se...

Food fair and concert at Taoyuan Int’l Migrants Day in Zhongli, N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taoyuan City Government will hold the 2018 Taoyuan International Migrants Day in Zhongli District on the afternoon of Dec. 16, featuring an international food fair and a c...

Taiwan TV station debuts Indonesian, Vietnamese, Thai language news broadcast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beginning today Taiwan's Public Television Service (PTS) will offer news broadcasts in Indonesian, Vietnamese, and Thai. Today's broadcasts mark the first time ...

Mini-doc examines abuse of migrant workers on Taiwanese fishing boats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A recent mini-documentary produced by the Environment Justice Foundation (EJF) has raised serious attention and concern over the living and employment conditions that many...

2017 International Migrants Day celebrated in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Ahead of International Migrants Day on Dec. 18, the Ministry of the Interior (內政部) today organized an event at the 228 Peace Memorial Park to celebrate Migrants Day. The event ...

NIA and migrants mark Dragon Boat Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – New migrants in Taiwan received the opportunity Saturday to taste sticky rice dumplings ahead of the Dragon Boat Festival thanks to the National Immigration Agency and Taipei Ci...