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31 Vietnamese workers arrested for gambling inside container in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police on Thursday (Sept. 16) arrested 31 Vietnamese migrant workers and a Taiwan citizen for illegal gambling inside a shipping container that had been converted into a c...

102 Vietnamese workers violate indoor crowd limit in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police found over 100 Vietnamese migrant workers gathered in a restaurant in Taoyuan on Sunday (Sept. 12), a violation of the Central Epidemic Command Center's (CECC) ...

Vietnamese man suspected of stabbing countryman to death in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Vietnamese man has been taken into custody after he allegedly stabbed his countryman to death during a dispute following a night of heavy drinking. At 4 p.m. on Sunda...

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. ...

Vietnamese masseuse fatally stabbed in Taipei apartment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Vietnamese masseuse has died from an apparent knife attack in her apartment in Taipei's red-light district. A Vietnamese woman in her 40s was found dead in an apa...

Taiwan reports 12 imported COVID cases in 1 day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (May 6) announced 12 imported cases and one local COVID-19 case. During a press conference on Thursday, Health an...

Vietnamese man attacked by knife in his sleep in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Vietnamese man on Sunday (Jan. 17) suffered a severe knife wound to his abdomen in his sleep, and the assailant is currently still at large. A 23-year old man sustain...

Taiwan donates US$400,000 to Vietnam in aid for flood victims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan donated US$400,000 on Friday (Oct. 23) to Vietnam in aid after the country suffered the severest floods and landslides in decades. Richard Shih (石瑞琦), Taiwan&rsq...

Update: Over 30 Vietnamese illegally land in south Taiwan, 23 arrested

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 30 illegal Vietnamese immigrants reached the shores of southern Taiwan early Tuesday morning (Sept. 15), with 23 arrested on the spot and the rest still at large. ...

Taiwan wants Vietnamese visa overstayers repatriated by charter flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is seeking to repatriate more than 1,000 Vietnamese visa overstayers stranded in the country due to the coronavirus via charter flights. Taiwan’s detention...

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...

90 percent of Vietnam's migrant workers in Taiwan, Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 147,387 Vietnamese worked overseas in 2019, with about 80,000, or 54 percent, working in Japan, while 54,480, or 37 percent, worked in Taiwan, CNA reported on T...

Vietnamese migrant workers in Taiwan fined NT$1 million for preparing dog meat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over a dozen Vietnamese migrant workers in central Taiwan have been fined a combined NT$1 million for killing and eating a dog, according to the latest court ruling. Th...

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...