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Taiwan donates additional US$355,722 for Indonesian post-quake relief

Taiwan's government donated an additional US$355,722 to Indonesia Tuesday to help with school reconstruction efforts in the wake of a magnitude 7.5 earthquake that hit the island of Sulawesi Sept....

Convenience stores for remitting wages likely in April: FSC head

Taipei, Dec. 28 (CNA) A new channel through which migrant workers can remit their wages directly back to their homes via Taiwanese convenience stores is likely to be launched in April, according to Fi...

Israeli-American murder suspect deported to Taiwan

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) An Israeli-American man suspected of murdering a Canadian citizen in New Taipei last month was repatriated Monday from Manila to Taiwan escorted by four Taiwanese policeofficers...

China forces Spanish university to cancel Taiwan cultural events

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday expressed strong discontent over China for pressuring a university in Spain in October last year to cancel events aimed at promoting Taiwan culture. The mi...

Supreme Court awards NT$500 million to 262 former RCA workers

Taipei (CNA) - Taiwan's Supreme Court Thursday upheld liability of Radio Corporation of America (RCA) and its successor companies for deaths and illness of workers due to exposure to toxic chemica...

Justice given to Taiwan man after 30-year battle to clear name

The Taiwan High Court has overturned a 1987 attempted murder conviction, the first time a victim of a miscarriage of justice who has been granted amnesty has ultimately had his name cleared. The pa...

Winners of Taiwan Literature Awards for Migrants announced

The fifth Taiwan Literature Awards for Migrants were announced Saturday, with eight migrant workers from the Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam depicting such themes in their works as longing for fami...

Taiwan central government and Kinmen at odds over water deal ceremony with China

Taiwan's top agency in charge of China policy reiterated on Saturday that Kinmen should act "in the best interest of the nation" by postponing a dedication ceremony scheduled for August ...

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 "...

Taiwan urged to overhaul immigration policy to fight human trafficking

Taiwan can revolutionize its work force and simultaneously address both its demographic and economic challenges by revising its immigration policy, Patrick Taran, president of the Global Migration Pol...

Taiwan joins global forum on city governance in Singapore

Singapore (CNA) - Representatives of several local governments in Taiwan joined hundreds of international counterparts and business leaders in an exchange of views about city governance at a summit th...

Taiwan President thankful for completion of military pension reform

President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday apologized for the impact of the newly-adopted pension system on military veterans and thanked them for understanding the urgent need for reform. Tsai held a pres...

Talks needed to avoid cross-strait conflicts: president

Taipei (CNA) - President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Monday called for talks between Taiwan and China without any political preconditions on the basis of respect and equality to resolve misunderstandings an...

Europe Fair launched in Taipei to celebrate Europe Day

Taipei, May 5 (CNA) The 2018 Europe Fair kicked off Saturday in Taipei showcasing European culture, cuisine, food and beverages, interactive games, as well as on-site live performances as part of worl...

Marine ecosystem of Taiping Island hosts 90 new species

Taipei(CNA) - A group of local marine biologists have discovered 90 new species in the water surrounding Taiping Island, the largest of the Spratly Islands controlled by Taiwan in the disputed South C...