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...

Taiwan takes in more than 36,000 Vietnamese overseas workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the first eight months of the year, there were 91,663 overseas Vietnamese workers, with 36,825 (40.17 percent) taking a job in Taiwan, according to a CNA report on Tues...

Vietnamese workers suspected of stealing wood from Taiwan forest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A taxi driver and two Vietnamese migrant workers were arrested for stealing wood from a national forest, reports said Tuesday (September 24). This was the second such c...

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...

22 unaccounted for Vietnamese workers, tourists nabbed in Taipei slaughterhouse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Last night (Feb. 26), 22 unaccounted for Vietnamese migrant workers and tourists were arrested at a poultry slaughterhouse in Taipei, according to the National Immigration Agen...

7 Vietnamese workers arrested after fatal stabbing of 'peacemaker' in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Seven Vietnamese migrant workers were arrested yesterday evening (Feb. 17) in Taoyuan, Taiwan after two of their countrymen were stabbed when trying to mediate a dispute, one o...

Rogue tourists among 11 Vietnamese caught hiding in back of truck in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Some of the missing tourists were among the 11 illegal Vietnamese migrant workers found hiding in the back of a cargo truck on Thursday (Jan. 10), announced Taitung County Poli...

Taiwan's new football chief ready for regular migrant worker games

Taipei, Nov. 4 (CNA) The new head of Taiwan's football association is looking forward to amateur football matches played by migrant worker teams becoming regular fixtures because the workers' ...

Tainan gives away star lanterns to celebrate Taiwan's Mid-Autumn Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's Tainan National Immigration Agency (First Tainan City Service Station) held a carnival for Vietnamese new immigrants to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival on Sept. 2...

Welfare of migrant workers in Taiwan should be of utmost concern

MANILA (Taiwan News) - Migrant workers' group, Migrante International- Taiwan and other labor rights group held a protest calling out the Taiwanese Ministry of Labor to take action on the worseni...

Taiwan government responds to migrants' demand for dormitory safety

Taipei, June 3 (CNA) An inter-ministerial meeting is scheduled early June to discuss new regulations that are expected to stipulate the need for a safe distance between dormitories for migrant workers...