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 ...

Taiwanese fishing boat bursts into flames, 30 sailors rescued

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese fishing vessel suddenly burst into flames on Tuesday evening (June 4) and all fishermen and crew members were successfully rescued, but one lost consciousness and w...

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...

Taiwan and Japan sign MOU on maritime emergency and rescue cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The two-day talks on maritime cooperation between Taiwanese and Japanese officials culminated in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on maritime emergency a...

Missing Indonesian fisherman's body found near New Taipei City coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Rescuers on Tuesday recovered the missing body of the Indonesian fisherman who went missing after the vessel he was on sank on Sunday near the mouth of the Tamsui River, accord...

Two Indonesian fishermen missing after boat capsizes off Tamsui

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A boat capsized near Tamsui River estuary, causing two Indonesian fishermen working on boat fall into the sea and still remain missing, as reported by CNA. The two work...

Brawl between Filipino and Indonesian fishery workers leads to 1 death and 3 injuries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A fight between Filipino and Indonesian fishery workers broke out early Sunday morning in Kaohsiung Harbor, resulting in one death and three serious injuries, according to Kaoh...

Taiwan wants more workers and migrants from New Southbound Policy countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In order to address a lack of talent and workers, Premier William Lai (賴清德) said Friday that his government planned to make Taiwan more attractive to foreign employees and...

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...

Yunlin local government reinforces services for foreign workers

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) With some 18,000 foreign workers employed in the industrial and social welfare sectors in Yunlin County, the local government said Monday that it has set up a service center cons...

19 people charged for illegally holding 81 foreign fishermen in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Fishermen from foreign countries working in Kaohsiung have been forced to live in windowless rooms for fear they would escape when they were not at sea working, reports said We...

Taiwan reaches agreement with Philippines on 4 labor issues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan has reached a consensus with the Philippines on four labor issues during a joint labor conference held on Tuesday in Manila, the Ministry of Labor (MOL) announced on Wed...

Taiwanese hailed as 'hero' by US state Department

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The secretary general of the Yilan Migrant Fisherman Union (YMFU, 宜蘭縣漁工職業工會), Allison Lee (李麗華), became the first Taiwanese to receive the "Hero Acting to End Modern Slave...