Philippine team at Taiwan basketball tournament lauds migrant workers

Taipei (CNA)-- The Mighty Sports-Go For Gold Philippines, undefeated so far at the annual Taiwan-hosted William Jones Cup (Jones Cup) international basketball tournament, expressed their appreciation ...

Foreign workers in Taiwan can find new jobs in 5 languages on WDA site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As of Monday (July 15), a website enabling foreign workers in Taiwan to change their employer and seek new jobs is now available in five languages, announced Taiwan's Minis...

Foreign worker employer transfer system to be in five languages

Taipei, July 15 (CNA) A system providing information to migrant workers on applications for changing employers or finding new jobs will now be available in five languages, the Ministry of Labor said M...

Hiring scheme relaxed for first-time Indonesian workers in Taiwan

Jakarta, July 11 (CNA) Two Indonesian workers who have never worked in Taiwan were issued work visas on Thursday under a trial relaxed direct hiring scheme, according to Taiwan's representative of...

Taiwan labor minister supports hike in minimum wage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Labor Minister Hsu Ming-chun (許銘春) said Thursday (July 11) she hoped the basic minimum wage would be hiked when the relevant committee meets for a decision on August 14. ...

EVA Air and flight attendants sign accord to end 17-day strike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – EVA Air management and the Taoyuan Flight Attendants' Union signed an agreement Saturday evening (July 6) to end the unprecedented 17-day strike, though it will take u...

EVA Air management and strikers meet again to solve Taiwan flight attendant strike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union and EVA Air management were scheduled to meet again Saturday (July 6) afternoon in a renewed effort to solve the flight attendants&rsqu...

Striking EVA flight attendants urge Taiwan president to protect labor rights

TAIWAN (CNA) -- About 60 members of the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union (TFAU) on Friday marched from Taoyuan to Taipei to deliver a petition to the Presidential Office in Taipei, asking the president...

Talks between Taiwan’s EVA Air and flight attendants fail to end strike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the 13th day of their strike, representatives of the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union failed to reach an agreement with the management at EVA Air to end the dispute, rep...

Flight attendants’ strike at Taiwan’s EVA Air on verge of ending

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A meeting between representatives of the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union and EVA Air Chairman Steve Lin (林寶水) Friday (June 28) afternoon might result in the signing of an ...

Death toll from building collapse in Cambodia rises to 24

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AP) — The death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 and rescuers are continuing to search the rubble for more trapped workers. The unfini...

Building under construction topples in Cambodia, killing 17

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian rescuers combing through the rubble of a collapsed seven-story building recovered the bodies of 17 construction workers and pulled out 24 injured, as authoriti...

Building under construction topples in Cambodia, killing 15

Cambodian rescuers combing through the rubble of a collapsed seven-story building recovered the bodies of 15 construction workers and pulled out 24 injured, as authorities questioned four Chinese who ...

7 workers dead, 21 injured in Cambodia building collapse

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A seven-story building under construction collapsed in Cambodia’s coastal city of Sihanoukville early Saturday, killing seven workers and injuring 21, authoriti...

EVA Air strike: Should labor rights trump passenger rights?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – EVA Air’s flight attendants unexpectedly went on strike at 4 p.m. on Thursday (June 20), after the union and airliner failed to reach a consensus on the union’...