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Vietnamese man fatally stabs wife in New Taipei, attempts suicide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Vietnamese migrant worker is being investigated for homicide (殺人罪) after he allegedly fatally stabbed his Vietnamese wife in a fit of jealousy. At about 11:30 p.m. on...

7 Vietnamese undocumented workers arrested after drunken brawl in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven Vietnamese undocumented workers were arrested on Monday (Oct. 4) after they engaged in a drunken brawl on a Taipei street. At a press briefing on Tuesday (Oct. 5)...

35 undocumented migrant workers arrested, tested for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Immigration Agency (NIA) officers last week arrested 35 undocumented Vietnamese migrant workers in a large steel mill in central Taiwan. The Changhua County Sp...

Shredded chicken laced with pork tests positive for ASF virus in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Packets of shredded chicken containing pork traces have tested positive for the African swine fever (ASF) virus, Kaohsiung’s Agriculture Bureau said Sunday (Aug. 29)...

Vietnamese man leads police on wild car chase, hides in central Taiwan forest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An undocumented Vietnamese migrant worker drove his car violently to evade police and hid out in the mountains while treating himself for a bullet wound, before finally be...

Taiwanese man arrested for alleged murder of missing Vietnamese woman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese man was arrested on Monday (Aug. 2) on suspicion of murdering an undocumented Vietnamese migrant worker. At noon on July 31, police found the body of a 31-y...

Indigenous hunter mistakes Vietnamese man for wild boar in central Taiwan shooting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese Indigenous hunter claims that he mistook a Vietnamese migrant worker for a wild boar before he fatally shot him while hunting for wild game in central Taiwan. ...

Seven charged with negligent homicide in Taiwan train derailment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The driver of a truck, an undocumented worker from Vietnam, and five others were charged with negligent homicide Friday (April 16) for the deaths of 49 people in the April...

Undocumented migrant worker spotted in truck that caused Taiwan train crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Vietnamese migrant worker who had been missing for five years was arrested Wednesday (April 7) after surveillance camera footage revealed he was sitting in the crane tru...

Migrant worker fined for posting marriage ad in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A migrant worker was recently fined by the National Immigration Agency (NIA) for trying to recruit women from his home country of Vietnam to marry his Taiwanese friend, vi...

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...