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...

Migrant fishermen to be protected under revised regulations

Taipei, Nov. 7 -- According to the Ministry of Labor's (MOL) amended "Foreign Worker's Living Care Service Plan," employers will in the future be required to provide migrant crew mem...

Taiwanese boss donates NT$150,000 to help save Indonesian worker's life

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A young fishery worker from Indonesia received life-saving surgery in late April thanks a donation from his employer and a number of organizations. The 22-year-old man, who...

New law set to improve foreign fishery workers' rights

Taipei, Dec. 19 (CNA) Foreign fishery workers' rights will be better protected when the Distant Water Fisheries Act comes into force on Jan. 20, the Fisheries Agency said on Monday. Under the n...

Kaohsiung police nab 5 for death of Philippine fishery worker

Taipei, April 17 (CNA) The Kaohsiung Harbor Police Department said Sunday it has arrested five Indonesian migrant workers on a foreign fishing boat which docked at a Cijin wharf, on suspicion of links...