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Exclusive: Philippine students at Taiwan university working grueling, full-time factory 'internships'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Filipino students at Kaohsiung's Kao Yuan University allege the school misled them about an internship program during recruitment and say they and their classmates hav...

Weightlifter wins Philippines' 1st Olympic gold medal, foils China's plans for 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipina weightlifter on Monday brought home the first Olympic gold medal for the Philippines in history while dashing China's hopes of a perfect sweep of eight gold...

Taiwan's mask donation garners warm response in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in the Philippines (TECO Philippines) Representative Michael Hsu (徐佩勇) told Philippine media that after Taiwan donated 300,000 medical-...

Philippines says Chinese tests only 40% accurate, backpedals after China complains

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday (March 28) announced that some Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) test kits donated to the country by China were only...

Taiwanese tourist fined for sporting skimpy string bikini in Boracay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese woman has sparked controversy in the Philippines after she was spotted on the country's resort island of Boracay sporting a super skimpy bikini. On Wed...

8 Philippine Coast Guard personnel convicted for 2013 fatal shooting of Taiwanese fisherman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Manila court has convicted and sentenced eight Philippine Coast Guard personnel for gunning down a Taiwanese fisherman in 2013. Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 15 today...

60% of foreigners working Taiwan's tech industry are Filipinos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At over 60 percent, Filipino workers comprise the majority of foreign workers in Taiwan's electronics and technology industry, and many Taiwanese companies are shifting pro...

Taiwanese suspects arrested in Philippines on drugs charges

Manila, Dec. 22 (CNA) Six Taiwanese nationals were arrested in the Philippines Friday for alleged drug offenses that involved the recreational drug ketamine. The five Taiwanese men and one woman, a...

Filipina Catriona Gray crowned Miss Universe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Catriona Gray of the Philippines was crowned Miss Universe 2018 today at IMPACT Arena in Bangkok, Thailand, making her the fourth Filipina to win the beauty pageant. Out of ...

Taiwan company invests US$1m to promote ‘environmentally friendly’ mining in the Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan-based Xinye Precious Metal Technology Co. (鑫業貴金屬科技股份) has invested US$1 million (NT$30.88 million) to promote a more environmentally-friendly method of gold and nic...

2 Chinese arrested for detaining Taiwanese man in Manila, Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two Chinese men were arrested in Manila, the Philippines today, charged with serious illegal detention of a Taiwanese man over a disputed gambling debt. Police say the ...

New terminal in Philippines' Cebu airport to open on July 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Mactan-Cebu International Airport's (MCIA) brand new Terminal 2 in the Central Philippines will open on July 1. The new terminal hopes to meet the region's ...

Duterte says Kim Jong Un has become his 'idol'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After last week's summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday (April 29) had many strong words of praise for North Korea&...

Philippines keep silent about Chinese jets near Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has been unwilling to comment on the frequent appearances of Chinese military jets near Taiwan, though the country’s mil...

Tropical Storm Khanun batters Philippines, brings heavy rain to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Tropical Storm Khanun (referred to as Odette in the Philippines), the 20th tropical storm of the year, is currently centered over Calanasan, Apayao on the island of Luzon in th...