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Popular American YouTuber obtains Taiwan Employment Gold Card

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Well-known American YouTuber Hailey Jane Richards (莫彩曦) has been granted an Employment Gold Card by the Taiwanese government for her promotion of Taiwan through online vid...

Media tycoon urges Taiwan government to lower immigration bar for Hongkongers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai (黎智英) on Tuesday (May 26) called for Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to ease immigration requirements for Hong Kong citizens and allow...

How the Hong Kong crisis could boost Taiwan’s economy

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – Here in Kaohsiung, most people are spending the weekend sheltering indoors from the torrential rain that has deluged the city for most of the past week. In Hong Kong...

Taiwan immigration authorities investigate online matchmaking agency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A marriage agency allegedly charged customers a matchmaking fee to choose Vietnamese brides online, according to the Liberty Times. Taiwan's National Immigration Ag...

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...

Taiwan immigration official apologizes after kicking airport sniffer dog

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An immigration official yesterday (Feb. 13) formally apologized for kicking a sniffer dog at Kaohsiung International Airport over the weekend, after a video of the incident app...

Waves of Hong Kong youth seeking new lives in Taiwan and other countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of young people seeking to leave Hong Kong and set up life elsewhere has increased significantly in the past few tears, according to a local social policy resea...

Chinese tourist denied entry for failing to pay NT$200,000 fine in attempted meat smuggling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A Chinese tourist who took a transit flight from Hong Kong to arrive at the Kaohsiung International Airport on Friday, Jan. 25, was found to be carrying a ham product without a ...

Taiwan immigration chief wants to nab mastermind behind missing Vietnamese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The day after taking office, new National Immigration Agency (NIA) Director General Chiu Feng-kuang (邱豐光) said Saturday he wanted to find the mastermind behind the disappearance...

Taiwan immigration brigade launches hunt for 152 missing Vietnamese tourists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke yesterday that 152 Vietnamese tourists had gone missing from their tour groups, Taiwan's National Immigration Agency (NIA) has launched a manhunt to track ...

Australian passport holders may now enroll in Taiwan's e-gate entry program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Australian visitors to Taiwan traveling with China Airlines or EVA Air can now enter the country with a little less hassle the e-gate option, which will now accept Austral...

Taiwan’s e-Gate border check opens for Australian citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Immigration Agency (NIA) announced on Oct. 3 that Australian citizens will now be able to use the automated customs clearance gates (e-Gate) when e...

British con artist Explorer Nick in Taipei to target Taiwanese women

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A British con artist, who describes himself as a "pick-up artist," is now in Taiwan seeking to lure Taiwanese women into his videos and has already uploaded a number ...

Taiwan immigration agency doubles Southeast Asian language hotline hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Immigration Agency (NIA) has doubled its hotline service in Bahasa Indonesia, Thai and Cambodia from four to eight hours a day since May 1. The service is ...

Taiwan Immigration Agency to actively track down illegal brokers and employers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Immigration Agency (NIA) will actively track down illegal brokers and employers while helping out unaccounted-for foreign workers, Director-General Jeff Yang ...