Critically ill Indonesian woman thanks Taiwan for saving life

Taipei, Nov. 5 (CNA) — An Indonesian migrant worker who received a stem cell transplant in Taiwan in June thanked the nation on Thursday for expediting her treatment by lifting travel restrictio...

Labor group details struggle facing Taiwan's migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Located on the edge of Taipei's Little Manila in a narrow residential lane, the Taiwan International Workers' Association (TIWA), established in 1999, forges ties ...

Review: Beyoncé’s ‘Black Is King’ is supreme Black art

King Beyoncé’s new film takes you on a journey of Black art, music, history and fashion as the superstar transports you to Africa to tell the story of a young man in search of his crown, matched to ep...

New TV drama explores plight of migrant fishers in Taiwan

A new television drama that explores the plight of migrant fishers in Taiwan will be aired weekly starting Sunday, according to Formosa Television. "The Rootless," follows the life of 25-...

Small tribes seal borders, push testing to keep out virus

PICURIS PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — On a dusty plaza in a Native American village that dates back nearly a millennium, a steady trickle of vehicles inched through a pop-up coronavirus testing site. ...

Taiwan organizations call for illegal migrant worker amnesty

Several organizations called for an amnesty for illegal migrant workers in Taiwan on Wednesday (March 4), saying that excluding them from the epidemic prevention system amid the COVID-19 coronavirus o...

Migrant rights groups call for broker system to be abolished

A coalition of migrant rights groups rallied in Taipei Tuesday, calling on the government to abolish the broker system to free migrant workers from exploitation by manpower agencies. At the rally s...

Taipei migrant workers demand abolition of exploitive broker system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Approximately 100 migrant workers protested outside the representative offices of three Southeast Asian countries at 11 a.m. on Sunday (Nov. 3), demanding a statement on i...

Labor ministry, agencies discuss migrant worker service fees

The Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Wednesday hosted a meeting of labor groups and employment agencies to resolve their differences in opinion regarding service fees for migrant workers who wish to renew t...

Family of Filipina killed by acid spill to receive compensation from Taiwanese firm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The family of a Filipina migrant worker who perished in an acid spill last month will receive monetary compensation from the company she worked for, according to the Taiwa...

Jay-Z, Blue Ivy, Kendrick Lamar appear on new Beyonce album

NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce's new album inspired by "The Lion King" features collaborations with husband Jay-Z and daughter Blue Ivy Carter. Beyonce announced Tuesday that "The Lion King...

Taiwan immigration authorities deny claims of foreign student mistreatment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In response to accusations that foreign students in Taiwan who suffer abuses in the workplace have been stripped of their freedoms by authorities, the National Immigration...

Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage 'humbled' over global music deal

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian singer-songwriter Tiwa Savage says there's a "revolution going on" in African music and she is "very humbled and excited" to take her music to a worldwide audience. ...

Human rights groups claim Taiwan's NIA starves migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Human rights groups yesterday staged a protest in front of the National Immigration Agency (NIA) accusing the agency of starving migrant workers in its temporary detention cent...

Migrant workers protest illegal broker fees in front of Taiwan's MOL

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Hundreds of migrant workers staged a rally in front of the Ministry of Labor (MOL) yesterday (Dec. 16) to protest against continued illegal broker fees despite an amendment to ...