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Vietnamese migrant worker tests positive for COVID-19 after returning from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vietnam on Saturday (Jan. 2) reported that a female Vietnamese migrant worker tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus after returning from Taiwan. On Saturday evening...

Taipei would ban 'group eating' if COVID-19 gets out of control

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei will implement strict coronavirus prevention measures, including banning groups of people from eating together in public, if there is a pandemic resurgence in the c...

Vietnamese migrant worker sought after contact with COVID-19 patient

The police and the National Immigration Agency are looking for a Vietnamese national, who is in Taiwan for work and needs to be placed under quarantine after having come into contact with an asymptoma...

Taiwan returnees test positive for coronavirus in Laos, Vietnam, and Shanghai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Aug. 19) announced no new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) but provided details on passengers who te...

Migrant worker stabbed to death in New Taipei

A Vietnamese migrant worker was stabbed to death in New Taipei on Saturday evening after a revenge attack over a prior alcohol-fueled altercation with a group of men, the authorities said. The vict...

Vietnamese migrant worker found dead at Chiayi garment factory

The body of a migrant worker from Vietnam was found at a garment factory in Chiayi County, local law enforcement said Thursday. According to Chiayi police, the worker's body was discovered when a ...

Vietnamese worker fatally stabbed while breaking up fight in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Vietnamese man was fatally stabbed when he tried to break up a fight on Sunday (Feb. 23) in New Taipei City. When trying to intervene in a fight on Sunday night, a 35...

Vietnamese worker kills 2, wounds 1 in S. Taiwan stabbing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Vietnamese migrant worker fatally stabbed two countrymen and injured one woman in a drunken rage on Wednesday night (Jan. 15). At 10 p.m. on Wednesday night, a 35-yea...

3 Vietnamese workers saved from apartment fire in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Vietnamese migrant workers were rescued from an apartment fire in the northern Taiwan city of Taoyuan on Friday morning (Nov. 8), according to the Taoyuan Fire Depar...

Vietnamese masseur indicted for raping college student in Taipei spa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Vietnamese migrant worker has been indicted for allegedly sexually assaulting a Taiwanese college student while her boyfriend was being massaged on the other side of the...

New e-bike helmet law, fine for failing to signal to hit streets in Taiwan Oct. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Not wearing a helmet while riding an e-bike, failing to signal, and blocking a zebra crossing are among 15 new traffic violations to hit the streets in Taiwan in October. ...

Vietnamese masseur charged with raping college student in Taipei spa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An unaccounted for Vietnamese migrant worker has been charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a female college student while her boyfriend was being massaged on the other si...

Filipino migrant worker drowns on beach in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Filipino migrant worker drowned on Sunday (Sept. 1) in Tainan, and a Vietnamese man is undergoing emergency treatment after falling into the ocean in Kaohsiung. The Tainan...

May-December couple among 3 Vietnamese nabbed in SW. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three Vietnamese nationals who were arrested for overstaying their visas on Thursday (July 18) included a May-December couple. The Chiayi Zhong Pu Police Department on Frida...

Taiwanese cop said he kept firing at Vietnamese man because of his 'black skin'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During a trial for the killing of an unaccounted for Vietnamese migrant worker, the police officer accused of using excessive force claimed he fired nine shots because he could...