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...

Migrant worker football league takes off in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Immigrant's Football League (TIFL) is an impressive organizational feat recently launched by the nation's blue-collar foreign workers, and it looks off ...

Philippines reports 2,200 new coronavirus cases, total surpasses 74,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippines on Thursday (July 23) reported 2,200 new cases of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections to over 74,000. On Thursday,...

Taiwan says Filipina caregiver has freedom of speech to criticize Duterte

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a request by the Philippine Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to deport a Filipina caregiver for criticizing President Rodrigo Duterte, Taiwan's...

Filipinos express relief at lifting of Taiwan travel ban

Following the Philippine government's decision Friday to lift a travel ban against Taiwan aimed at halting the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), members of the Filipino community intervi...

Filipino workers at I-Mei Foods Company in Taiwan ask their government to lift travel ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 400 Filipino workers of I-Mei Foods Company have petitioned the Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to lift the travel ban on Taiwan, reported Filipino media ou...

Filipino OFW shoots video showing 63 scenic sites in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino migrant worker vlogger has created a video documenting his travels to 63 scenic spots across Taiwan over the course of a year. Marc Peter Uy, 25, hails from ...

Overseas Filipino worker film 'Hello, Love, Goodbye' to screen in Taipei Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The hit Philippine film about overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) "Hello, Love, Goodbye" will screen in Taipei on Sunday (Aug. 11). The romantic drama, which stars Ka...

Philippines distances itself from China-Taiwan tension

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Philippines will not get involved in disputes between China and Taiwan, unless overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are involved, said Presidential Spokesperson Salvador P...

Philippine celebrity team plays Filipino OFWs in Taiwan basketball tournament

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A team of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) played a close game with a celebrities team from the Philippines in the finals of the "Kapamilya Playoffs in Taiwan," which...

Philippine migrants feel the pinch of skyrocketing inflation

Mayumi Marie, a Filipino national living in Germany's capital Berlin for 10 years, sends money every month to her parents in the Philippines to cover their medical costs and everyday living expens...

Filipino worker in Taiwan releases his take on 'Kiki Challenge'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) based in Taiwan has created a video in response to the "In My Feelings" dance challenge to showcase his talents and Taiwan as a tour...

Lack of day off for migrants is 'denial of human rights': scholar

Taipei, July 26 (CNA) Denying migrant caregivers one day off a week is a violation of basic human rights and labor rights, for which the culture of the destination country is partly to blame and "...

Welfare of migrant workers in Taiwan should be of utmost concern

MANILA (Taiwan News) - Migrant workers' group, Migrante International- Taiwan and other labor rights group held a protest calling out the Taiwanese Ministry of Labor to take action on the worseni...

OFW with I-Mei working experience nominated as director of Philippines government department

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The phenomenon of deskilling of Overseas Foreign Workers has become very widespread in the Philippines, as many Filipino workers return to the country less skilled after b...