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...

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...

Vietnamese labor board demands investigation into warehouse fire, deaths in Taoyuan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the Feb. 6 fire at a Kerry Logistics warehouse in Taouyuan, Taiwan, which claimed the lives of three workers from Vietnam, the Vietnamese Worker Management Board...

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...

Spanish police arrest people smugglers from Vietnam

MADRID (AP) — The European police agency says Spanish authorities have arrested 37 people suspected of belonging to a Vietnamese people-smuggling ring that has earned an estimated 13 million euros ($1...

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...

A glimpse of Vietnamese migrant workers on Taiwanese fishing boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On a sizzling summer day, a group of Vietnamese migrant workers prepared to go offshore fishing in northern Taiwan. The four, identified by their first names as Thanh, ...

New documentary unveils the life of Vietnamese migrant workers In Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 50-minute documentary which revealed the condition of labor export in Taiwan and demonstrated the life of the undocumented labors in Taiwan, has attracted enormous atten...