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Russian sailor tests positive for COVID 3 months after arrival in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (April 14) confirmed five imported coronavirus cases, including a Russian man who tested positive nearly t...

Taiwan confirms 2 new COVID cases imported from Indonesia, Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed two new coronavirus cases Saturday (April 10) imported from Indonesia and the Philippines, bringing the total number since the beginning of the pandemic t...

Taiwan confirms 3 new COVID cases imported from Indonesia, Switzerland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Indonesians and one Swiss citizen were confirmed as the nation’s three new coronavirus cases Friday (April 2), bringing the total number of cases in Taiwan to 1,...

Taiwan reports 6 imported cases from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Indonesia, US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (March 31) confirmed six COVID-19 infections imported from the U.S., Myanmar, Indonesia, Ethiopia, and Ban...

Taiwan confirms 1 new COVID case imported from Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian man in his 20s traveling to Taiwan for work in the fishing sector was confirmed as the island nation's only new coronavirus (COVID-19) case Saturday (Mar...

Taiwan reports 8 COVID cases imported from Oman, Philippines, Egypt, and Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (March 18) confirmed eight COVID-19 infections imported from Oman, the Philippines, Egypt, and Vietnam. ...

Taiwan confirms 4 imported COVID cases from US, India, Indonesia, Myanmar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan confirmed four new imported COVID-19 cases Saturday (Dec. 19) from the United States, India, Indonesia, and Myanmar, to bring the total to 763 cases. According t...

Filipino sentenced to life after 8 die on Taiwanese fishing boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino fishery worker was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday (Sept. 8) for his killing spree on the high seas last year that resulted in the death of eight crew me...

Taiwan, Philippines discuss key issues at labor meeting in Taipei

Taiwan and the Philippines negotiated several key issues involving the welfare of Filipino workers in Taiwan at an annual labor meeting in Taipei on Monday, but agreement was reached on only a limited...

Filipino last of missing fishermen from Taiwan bridge disaster found dead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The body of a sixth missing foreign fisherman from the disastrous collapse of a suspension bridge in northeast Taiwan's Yilan County was found on Thursday morning (Oct...

Update: 6 Filipino, Indonesian workers perish after NE Taiwan bridge collapse

Update: 10/03 12:40 p.m. At 11 a.m. on Thursday (Oct. 3), the body of the sixth and final missing fisherman was found. The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) Labor Center identified the dec...

Indonesian man loses leg in Taiwanese fishing boat accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Indonesian man is in critical condition after he lost his leg in an accident on a Taiwanese fishing boat off the coast of Penghu on Tuesday (Sept. 10). Three Indonesian c...

Filipino indicted for murder after 8 die on Taiwanese fishing boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Filipino fishery worker was indicted on Friday (July 12) for murder after a killing spree on the high seas resulted in the death of eight members of a fishing vessel. The ...

2 drunk Burmese, American-Korean assault reporter, harass woman at Kaohsiung 7-Eleven

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Three foreign fishery workers were arrested this morning after they disturbed the peace, assaulted a reporter, and harassed a woman in front of a 7-Eleven in the southern Taiwa...

Filipino man arrested for murder on Taiwanese fishing boat arrives in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Filipino arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing two of his countrymen on a Taiwan fishing boat, arrived in Kaohsiung yesterday (March 18). The fisherman has been identi...