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...

Two Vietnamese dumped by smugglers found dead on Taiwan's East Coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Two Vietnamese, from a group of 6 to 8 migrants on board an life boat illegally entering Taiwan, were found dead on the coast between Pingtung and Taitung County Monday morning,...

10 Vietnamese arrested in prostitution ring bust in Taipei

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A National Immigration Agency (NIA) specialized operation brigade in Taipei busted a prostitution ring on Thursday and arrested 10 Vietnamese women and three Taiwanese johns, the agenc...

Photo of two Vietnamese migrant workers sharing seat touches hearts in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A photo of two young men sharing one seat on an overcrowded train to yield the other seat to two toddlers went viral and touched hearts of Taiwanese netizens. The mothe...

Taiwanese policeman indicted for shooting Vietnamese migrant worker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The policeman who was involved in the death of an undocumented Vietnamese migrant worker in August has been charged with involuntary homicide by the local district court i...