Family of Filipina killed by acid spill to receive compensation from Taiwanese firm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The family of a Filipina migrant worker who perished in an acid spill last month will receive monetary compensation from the company she worked for, according to the Taiwa...

Memorial for Filipina killed by acid spill to be held in W. Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A memorial for Deserie Castro Tagubasi, a Filipina factory worker who died from an acid spill at an electronics factory in western Taiwan, will be held this evening (Sept. 12) ...

Taiwan's Filipino community calls for safer environment for workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Filipino community on Saturday (Aug. 31) called on factories to provide better safety to workers after a Filipina migrant worker died from a chemical spill at an e...

Netizens blame poor safety for death of Filipina from acid spill at Taiwan plant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke on Thursday (Aug. 29) that a Filipina migrant worker had died from a chemical spill at an electronics factory in Miaoli County, netizens have expressed grief f...

Filipina worker dies in chemical accident at Taiwan factory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Filipina employee died after her legs were spattered with hydrofluoric acid while working at a factory in Miaoli County, the Central News Agency reported Thursday (Augus...

Democratic attorneys escalate legal fight against Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump resistance movement cheered when Democratic attorneys general in several states sued to block the president's plan to bar travelers from some Muslim majority countries. ...

Mexico state oil company: Worker killed in refinery accident

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's state oil company says a worker has been killed in a chemical accident at a diesel refinery in the northern part of the country. Petroleos Mexicanos says ...

8 killed in chemical accident at Thai bank's headquarters

BANGKOK (AP) -- A bank in Thailand says eight workers were killed in the basement of its Bangkok headquarters after mistakenly releasing chemicals during an upgrade of the building's fire safety syste...

China moves 10 chemical plants after explosion review

BEIJING (AP) -- Authorities in the Chinese city of Tianjin are moving 10 chemical plants found to be too close to residential areas, six months after a devastating chemical accident killed 173 people....