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Taipei boss allegedly beat, confined Indonesian caregiver for 14 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An undocumented Indonesian caregiver was allegedly beaten, burned, humiliated, and held captive by her employer in Taipei's wealthy Tianmu area for 14 months. Last ...

Hong Kongers reflect on Taiwan, an imperfect exile

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — For Lam Wing-kee, a Hong Kong bookstore owner who was detained by police in China for five months for selling sensitive books about the Communist Party, coming to Taiwan was a lo...

Taiwan’s Chunghwa Post adds four more languages to its ATMs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chunghwa Post announced on Tuesday (June 21) that it has added four more foreign languages to its ATMs around the country. The company said at a regular Ministry of Tra...

FBI praises Taiwan for apprehending alleged kidnapper

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's law enforcement authorities have received a glowing reference from the FBI for its role in catching a man suspected of kidnapping and stealing NT$88 million (...

Undocumented migrants involved in hit-and-run traffic collision

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An undocumented Vietnamese migrant worker with five other undocumented migrants in his car is suspected of being involved in a hit-and-run that occurred on Thursday (June ...

Undocumented Indonesian migrant apprehended after traffic accident in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An undocumented Indonesian migrant worker was apprehended in southern Taiwan following a traffic accident on Thursday (May 26). Officers at the Tainan City Police Depar...

Taiwan postpones Hong Kong permanent residency amid national security concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Measures making it easier for professionals from Hong Kong to obtain permanent residency in Taiwan are being postponed over national security concerns, reports said Friday...

Taiwan looking to open borders to unmarried partners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) is mulling reopening the borders to unmarried partners and will likely do so before allowing entry to tourists in mid to late 20...

Taiwan begins 10-day quarantine, opens to business travelers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mandatory quarantine for overseas arrivals was shortened to 10 days on Monday (March 7), and borders were opened to business travelers. The Ministry of Health and W...

Mainland Affairs Council denies rumor Taiwan tightened immigration policies for Hongkongers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) shot down a rumor that Taiwan has blocked those born in Hong Kong or who have worked for the Hong Kong government from immigrating, sayi...

Taiwan fishing vessel found to be involved in forced labor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) confirmed on Friday (Jan. 28) that a Taiwanese-owned fishing vessel named Da Wang was involved in forced labor and therefore its h...

American man pays heavy fine for flouting quarantine rules before being allowed to exit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American man in Taiwan who had earlier been intercepted while trying to leave Taiwan for home was finally allowed to depart after paying a NT$150,000 (US$5,400) fine fo...

Thai man arrested in south Taiwan after sausages infected with ASF intercepted in mail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Thai man is in legal trouble after the sausages his girlfriend mailed him from his home country was found to be infected with the African swine fever (ASF) virus. The...

COVID cluster infection at Taiwan's Askey swells to 100

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A COVID cluster infection centered at an Askey Computer Corp. (亞旭電腦) factory in Taoyuan City has grown to 100 cases, including 69 foreign migrant workers. Taoyuan Mayor...

Taiwan deports self-described Chinese dissident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Immigration Agency (NIA) has started the deportation of 21 Chinese citizens, including a man claiming to be a dissident, reports said Thursday (Jan. 6). Th...