Taiwan mulls loosening of regulations on respite care: MOHW

As many as 28,000 households could benefit from the proposed loosening of regulations governing applications for respite care services when their regular foreign caregivers take time off, according to...

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 ...

Indonesian caregiver saves Taiwanese 'grandma' from Taipei Hospital fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Indonesian caregiver bravely risked her life to save the Taiwanese "grandma" under her care after a fire broke out yesterday morning at a senior care facility insi...

Migrant labor agencies not allowed to charge placement fee twice: Taiwan Ministry of Labor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's Ministry of Labor reminds foreign worker/caregiver staffing agencies not to raise another placement fee or the equivalent against migrant worker...

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 arriv...

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 c...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - May 18

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Top news this week includes: First Taiwanese graduate student delivers graduation speech at Berkeley; Cabinet unveils proposal to attract mid-level foreign staff; Chinese diplo...

Taiwanese women brag on LINE about not giving domestic workers vacation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Messages posted on social media have surfaced showing Taiwanese female employers bragging about not giving their domestic caregivers vacation leave.  On Sunday (May 13)...

US government concerned about migrant workers’ rights in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest Human Rights Reports released by the U.S. Department of State Saturday (Taipei Time) express concerns over the lack of rights of Southeast Asian migrant workers...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - March 16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Top stories this week included Taipei and New Taipei offer unlimited monthly rides for MRT and city buses, Hong Kong man kills girlfriend and dumped her body inside suitcase in...

70% of Taiwanese employers of foreign caregivers have alternatives if ‘one day off in every seven days’ is effected

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Results of a survey announced by Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor on Monday indicated that if the “one day off in every seven days” measure is made app...

Migrant workers in Taiwan plan flash mob dance to demand better rights

Taipei, March 10 (CNA) Migrant worker rights groups in Taiwan are set to hold a flash mob dance at Taipei Main Station on Sunday to call for better rights for foreign migrant workers, especially femal...

Treatment of Filipino quake victim exposes problems facing migrant workers in Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A month has passed since a magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Hualien and left 17 people dead, but Taiwan's Ministry of Labor has yet to deliver on its promise of compensation to the ...

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...

Mock referendum held by migrant workers receives major support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A mock referendum organized by the island's Migrant Empowerment Network continues to receive major support according to the recent results of the poll released on Friday wi...