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Foreign children with Taiwan APRC eligible for NT$10,000 subsidy until Sept. 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education (MOE) announced Monday (Aug. 16) that parents of foreign children who have permanent residence in Taiwan have until Sept. 30 to access a COVID re...

Taiwan balks at providing child subsidy to foreign resident families

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite pledging to offer the same pandemic relief benefits to foreign residents as Taiwanese citizens, the Taiwan government is balking at providing child subsidies for f...

Foreigners allowed into Ukraine to get surrogate-born babies

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Authorities have allowed foreign parents into Ukraine to collect babies who were born to surrogate mothers and stranded in the eastern European country due to the coronavirus pand...

Surrogate-born babies stranded in Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's human rights ombudswoman has appealed to authorities to find a solution for scores of infants born to surrogate mothers for foreign parents who are stranded because the ...

Taiwan's Control Yuan wants corrective steps over undocumented migrant babies

The Control Yuan on Tuesday approved a measure requiring the Executive Yuan, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) and Ministry of Labor to take steps to correct flaws that have resulted in nearly 500...

Human trafficking charge added to Cambodian surrogacy case

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Five people arrested last week for allegedly providing commercial surrogacy services have also been charged Thursday with human trafficking, a Cambodian court official said...

Foreign newborn babies to automatically receive health insurance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An amendment to the National Health Insurance Act has just passed the third reading in the Legislative Yuan which will allow newborn children of foreigners legally residing in ...

A glance at birthright citizenship regulations across Europe

BERLIN (AP) — In the United States, every child born on American soil automatically becomes an American citizen regardless of his or her parents' nationality. That is not the case in many European nat...

Taiwan to address problems facing foreigners with special act

Taiwan's government has drafted a special act to resolve several of the problems facing foreign nationals employed in the country, which range from insurance and pensions to the residence status o...