Taiwan lawmaker voices concern over weapons developer traveling overseas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese lawmaker voiced security concerns Wednesday (Oct. 16) over staff at defense developer National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST, 中科院) tra...

NIA: Chinese who destroy Lennon Walls will not be allowed back into Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese citizens who destroy or damage “Lennon Walls” supporting Hong Kong will not be allowed to return to Taiwan, the chief of the National Immigration Agenc...

42 illegal migrants arrested on tour bus in Taiwan's Tainan: NIA

A total of 42 illegal migrants from Vietnam on board a tour bus bound for Nantou in central Taiwan were arrested in Tainan Thursday, according to the National Immigration Agency (NIA). The Tainan b...

Felix, other top stars, fight track's pregnancy penalty

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — For decades, the message to women in track and field was crystal clear: get pregnant, lose sponsorship money. A rebellion led by some of the sport's top runners, A...

Citizens of Taiwan and Italy can use e-Gates at each other’s airports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Citizens of Taiwan and Italy will be allowed to use the e-Gates at airports in each other’s country, with Taiwan only the eighth country from outside the European Un...

Taiwan NIA information service for migrants reaches Penghu islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Immigration Agency (NIA) took its roadshow with information for new immigrants to the Taiwan Strait archipelago of Penghu Tuesday (September 24). The islan...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Sept. 24, the 267th day of 2019. There are 98 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On September...

Taiwan holds voting simulation for new immigrants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) held a voting simulation event on Tuesday (Sept. 17) to help familiarize new immigrants with Taiwan's ballot casting procedure as th...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 22-28.

Sept. 22: Singer-dancer Toni Basil is 76. Actor Paul Le Mat ("American Graffiti") is 74. Singer David Coverdale (Whitesnake, Deep Purple) is 68. Actress Shari Belafonte is 65. Singer Debby Boone is 63...

Vietnamese masseur charged with raping college student in Taipei spa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An unaccounted for Vietnamese migrant worker has been charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a female college student while her boyfriend was being massaged on the other si...

Tsai blasts Han for 'chickens,' 'causing trouble' comments about Taiwan's migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) took itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) to task for his reference to migrant workers as "c...

NIA says Taiwan's migrant workers should not be 'insulted' after Han's 'chickens' comment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) referred to migrant workers as "chickens" last week and on Wedn...

Taiwan NIA explains new rules on family visits to residents from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Immigration Agency (NIA) has launched a series of seminars to explain the new, more relaxed, rules about family visits to Chinese citizens living in Taiwan. ...

Migrant workers can now apply online to re-enter Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An online application for a re-entry permit is now available to migrant workers in Taiwan who wish to leave the country for a short period of time. Currently, migrant w...

Taiwan to deport Vietnamese woman third time for illegal stay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Vietnamese woman paid a total of US$15,000 (NT$471,500) to enter Taiwan and find illegal work twice after already having been deported once, the NIA said Saturday (Augus...