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Taiwan raises minimum monthly wage for foreign caregivers to NT$20,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Wednesday (Aug. 10) announced that the minimum wage for newly arrived foreign domestic caregivers and those renewing or changing contracts w...

Taiwan e-bikes will require license plate starting Nov. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starting on Nov. 1, all electric bicycles (e-bikes) must have a license plate before they can be driven on Taiwan's streets. On Monday (June 20), the Workforce Deve...

Taiwan's MOL warns of 19 major Omicron symptoms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Saturday (May 21), posted a list of possible Omicron variant symptoms in English for foreign residents, with recent studies showing runny no...

Foreign workers in Taiwan can apply for COVID sick leave benefits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign workers who contract COVID will receive 50% of their salary if they take sick leave, but can apply for labor insurance benefits. Like all Taiwan residents, fore...

Taiwan employers cannot forbid workers from going out during pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new revision to regulations on foreign migrant workers released by the Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Wednesday (May 4) states that employers cannot forbid their workers fro...

Taiwan urges employers to allow Filipinos to vote in May 9 election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Wednesday (May 4) called on Taiwan employers to let their Filipino employees vote in the upcoming Philippine presidential election. The ...

Foreign caregivers eligible for permanent residency in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cabinet on Thursday (Feb. 17) approved a proposal by the Ministry of Labor (MOL) to enable foreign caregivers to apply for permanent residence within five years after ...

Foreign professionals' adult children can sign up for Taiwan work permit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor's (MOL) Workforce Development Agency (WDA) on Thursday (Jan. 27) announced that adult children of foreign professionals can now apply for work pe...

400 migrant workers march for right to change jobs in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Migrant workers marched through the streets of Taipei on Sunday (Jan. 17) to demand the right to freely change employers. Over 400 migrant workers of various nationalit...

Taiwan to reopen borders to Filipino workers 'very soon': MECO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) on Wednesday (Jan. 12) announced that Taiwan is going to reopen its borders to Filipino workers "very soon." On...

Taiwan opens borders to Thai workers, eyes Philippines, Vietnam next

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Thursday (Dec. 30) announced that Taiwan is opening its borders to migrant workers from Thailand and that negotiations are underway with the...

Taiwan has 557 migrant workers requesting quarantine beds after reopening

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the first migrant workers arriving in Taiwan following a six-month break due to COVID-19, a total of 557 candidates have applied for quarantine beds, the Ministry of ...

1st migrant workers land in Taiwan after 6-month ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven Indonesian migrant workers landed in Taiwan on Wednesday evening (Nov. 17), marking the first group of migrant workers to enter the country in six months. Ministe...

3rd round of vaccine registration for Taiwanese, foreigners ends at noon today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The third round of vaccine registration for both Taiwanese and foreign adults ends at 12 p.m. on Monday (July 19). The latest round of registration on Taiwan's vacc...

English guide shows steps for Taiwan's vaccine registration platform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Wednesday (July 14) uploaded directions on how to register on Taiwan's vaccine reservation platform in four languages. On We...