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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...

Massive fire at chemical factory in Central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Late Thursday evening a fierce fire erupted at a 500 ping (1650m²) factory at Chuan-hsing Industrial Zone (全興工業區) in Shengang Township, Changhua County. The fire took...

Labor groups urge Taiwanese government to make law requiring separation of dorms from factories for migrants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Migrant workers interest groups on Wednesday demanded that the government make law to require separation of dormitories for migrant workers from factories, pointing out the ...

Thai worker deaths in Taoyuan fire classed as occupation-related

Taipei (CNA) - The deaths of two Thai migrant workers in a fire at an electronics factory in Taoyuan City on April 28 have been classified as work-related fatalities, which will allow their families t...

Taiwanese lawmaker raises questions about high mortality rate among migrant workers in Taiwan

TAIPIE (Taiwan News)—A Taiwanese lawmaker on Monday raised questions about the high morality rate among migrant workers in Taiwan in recent years and asked the central government to take action ...

Sixth firefighter dies in hospital, one week after factory fire in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the April 28 fire in Taoyuan, Taiwan that took the lives of five firefighters and two migrant workers, a sixth fireman, who was rescued from the blaze, died due ...

Dead fish found near factory inferno in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The aftermath of Saturday's (April 28) fatal blaze at a factory in northern Taiwan has inflicted damage to the surrounding environment and air quality, including aquat...

Fire Department Chief resigns after 7 die in factory inferno in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After five fire fighters and two Thai migrant workers perished in Saturday's (April 28) blaze at a factory in Taoyuan, the Taoyuan Fire Department Chief has resigned, repor...

Taiwan's President and Premier offer condolences over Taoyuan fire

TAIPEI (CNA) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and Premier Lai Ching-te (賴清德) have expressed condolences to the families of the victims killed in a fire that broke out at a factory in Taoyuan City Satur...

Five firefighters and two migrant workers die in factory fire in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Five firefighters and two migrant workers have died, with one other firefighter in critical condition and another with non-life threatening injuries after a deadly fire brok...

Firecracker factory fire in India kills 5 workers, 12 hurt

PATNA, India (AP) — Police say a fire at an illegal firecracker factory in an eastern Indian town has killed at least five workers and injured another 12. Police officer Sudhir Kumar...

Chemicals factory fire kills at least 3 in India, injures 13

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police say a fire that started in a chemicals factory spread to three others in western India, killing at least three workers and injuring 13. Police officer Manjuna...

Worker's insurance may not apply to 6 Vietnamese who died in factory fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- None of the 11 Vietnamese factory workers who died or were injured in a massive blaze that broke out in their dormitory in New Taipei City's Tucheng District early yesterda...

6 Vietnamese workers die during fire in illegal dormitory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The remains of six Vietnamese workers were recovered today after a massive blaze struck a factory and what is suspected of being an illegally constructed dormitory, with five o...

6 Vietnamese workers trapped in Taoyuan factory fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Firefighters are working frantically to save six Vietnamese workers believed to still be trapped in a factory fire in Taoyuan, reported CNA. At 2:09 a.m. this morning (Dec. ...