More Vietnamese arrested for trafficking migrant workers to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Five Vietnamese have been detained by the country's Ministry of Public Security in a case linked to the trafficking of 152 tourists in Taiwan late last year, it was announc...

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...

Taiwan finds illegal Vietnamese worker hiding inside refrigerator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - During the government campaign to locate more than 100 missing Vietnamese, police found a Vietnamese man hiding inside a refrigerator, reports said Tuesday. Last month, 152 V...

Taiwanese boss and Vietnamese worker invade home, force woman to take nude photos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Vietnamese worker and his Taiwanese employer were arrested on Saturday (Jan. 5) for entering a woman's home and subjecting her and her daughter to an over six-hour ordeal...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - April 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Top news this week includes American English teacher was arrested for smoking marijuana, Tigerair Taiwan cabin crew to be fined for negligence, Officials investigate overcrowde...

New Taipei officials investigate overcrowding after Vietnamese worker protest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After over a hundred Vietnamese workers took to the streets of Xizhi to protest overcrowded living conditions, the New Taipei City Department of Labor Affairs said yesterday (A...

Vietnamese worker saved lives as Hawaii fishing boat sank

HONOLULU (AP) — Khanh Huynh has been a commercial fisherman since he was 12 years old. For the past six years, he's been living on a fishing boat in Hawaii, catching premium ahi tuna for some of the w...

Vietnamese worker falls 40 meters from storage tank to his death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- While working on a 23-year-old Vietnamese man perished when he fell off a 40-meter high liquefied natural gas storage tank at a CPC (中油) facility being built at Taichung Harbor...

Ashes of slain Vietnamese migrant worker to be taken home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The ashes of the Vietnamese worker shot dead by police officers were taken home this morning in preparation for the funeral. Nguyen Quoc Phi, the "unaccounted for&...

Body cam video of Vietnamese man's shooting cannot be released now: police

Taipei, Sept. 21 (CNA) The Hsinchu County Police bureau said Thursday that at this time, it cannot release the body cam footage of an incident in which one of its officers shot and killed a Vietnamese...

NIA to switch from 'runaway' foreign workers to 'unaccounted for'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Director-General of the National Immigration Agency (NIA) on Tuesday announced that in the future when a foreign worker leaves their employer and their whereabouts are not ...

Public outrage erupts after footage of dying Vietnamese worker released

Taipei (Taiwan News) – The dashcam video released by Hsinchu County Fire Bureau showed that police and paramedics did not offer rapid medical treatment to save a Vietnamese migrant worker after ...

Vietnamese man buried alive in sewage ditch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- While digging a trench to for a sewer line on Zhongshan Road in Yilan City in northeastern Taiwan, a Vietnamese worker was suddenly buried alive when the soil the crew had unea...

Vietnamese worker’s death in a police shooting sparks protest from migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Vietnamese migrant workers and labor rights activists organized a protest in Taipei against the police shooting of Vietnamese worker and demanded a thorough investigation...