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) ...

Nebraska county OKs sales tax to pay wrongfully convicted

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska county that owes more than $30 million to six people wrongfully convicted of murder approved a new half-cent sales tax Wednesday to help pay the legal judgment, but the...

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...

LPG explosion occurs at factory in Yunlin County, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An explosion occurred at a factory in Yunlin County’s Mailiao Industrial Complex (麥寮六輕工業區) at a facility belonging to the Formosa Chemicals and Fibre Corporation at ...

Death toll in China chemical blast rises to 47 as 1,000 residents evacuated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The death toll of an explosion at a chemical plant in the Chinese city of Yancheng rose to 47, while 90 were seriously injured and almost 1,000 residents had to be evacuated, th...

Chinese woman dies after being dumped by loader into sand crusher

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Chinese woman inspecting a ceramics factory in China's Hubei Province was suddenly and accidentally scooped up by a loader and dumped into a sand crusher, and local autho...

Torrents of juice flood Russian town after factory accident

MOSCOW (AP) — A flash flood of fruit juice from a beverage plant in southern Russia has flowed into a town's streets and into the River Don. The Prosecutor's Office in the Lipetsk re...

FPG confirms 12 deaths in Vietnam factory accident

Taipei, March 26 (CNA) Formosa Plastics Group confirmed Thursday that a scaffolding collapse that occurred at a steel mill that has FPG investment in central Vietnam had killed at least 12 people. ...