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Indonesian caregiver recorded beating elderly woman in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian caregiver is facing a fine of up to NT$150,000 (US$5,401) after she was caught on a surveillance camera beating the elderly Taiwanese woman who was in her ca...

Cop wrongfully arrests foreign caregiver for no ID while tossing trash in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New Taipei City police officer is being investigated for violating the Criminal Code (刑法) after he detained a foreign caregiver for not having an ID while she was taking...

Taiwan deploys container testing sites to Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced on Wednesday (Jan. 27) it had allocated five containers to Taoyuan to serve as contingency testing sites after 3,482 p...

Taiwan reports 10th case from hospital Covid cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Jan. 20) announced one new domestic case and one imported case of the Wuhan coronavirus. On Wednesday,...

Taiwan reports 4 new cases from hospital Covid cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Jan. 18) announced four new domestic cases and two imported cases of Wuhan coronavirus, with all new local c...

Foreign caregiver faces criminal charge in death of Taiwanese woman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian caregiver in Miaoli County is facing a negligent homicide (過失致死罪) charge in the death of a Taiwanese woman last week, the local police department said Sunday...

Illegal migrant workers in Taiwan not to be excluded from coronavirus fight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — All migrant workers should be incorporated into the effort against the coronavirus (COVID-19), including illegal ones, said Taiwan’s Minister without Portfolio Lin W...

Undocumented caregivers in Taiwan present loophole in battle against coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Undocumented foreign caregivers working in Taiwan may prove to be a loophole in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19), as the No. 32 confirmed case has been identif...

Taiwan restricts hospital visits to limit exposure to coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – No more than two people will be allowed to enter hospitals to visit the same patient at the same time in a bid to prevent mass outbreaks of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), t...

Taiwan president cancels May 20 inauguration events over coronavirus fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) announced Wednesday (Feb. 26) that mass public events for the May 20 swearing-in ceremony would be canceled due to the campaign against the Wu...

Foreign caregiver announced as Taiwan’s coronavirus case No. 32

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Indonesian caregiver of a man in his eighties who is Taiwan’s 27th case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) has been diagnosed as the country’s 32nd patient, t...

Filipina films Taiwanese caregiver battering elderly woman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Filipina caregiver has released video on social media of a Taiwanese caregiver cursing, slapping and choking an elderly disabled patient. Early this morning, a Filipina ca...

Indonesian caregiver abusing elderly Taiwanese man caught on camera

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - CCTV footage of an Indonesian domestic caregiver abusing an old disabled man has sparked discussions on the issue of long-term health care in Taiwan. The caregiver has been ...

Taiwanese doctor shares miracle of grieving foreign caregiver reviving a dead granny

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A renowned Taiwanese doctor recently shared a miracle story on his Facebook fan page, writing that a grandma rushed to an emergency room and losing signs of life upon arrival wa...

Foreign caregiver training program offered by Taipei City Government open for registration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taipei City’s Foreign and Disabled Labor Office (FDLO) will provide six intensive training sessions for the city’s foreign caregivers to help them sharpen caregi...