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Taiwanese international school denies racist job ad reflects hiring policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A day after a teacher from Kang Chiao International School (康橋國際學校) posted a job ad on a Facebook group on June 11 alleging that it would not hire English teachers who were &qu...

Taipei kindergarten teacher posts job ad saying 'black or dark skinned' people not wanted

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A teacher from a well-known private kindergarten posted a job ad on a Facebook group yesterday (June 11) stating that it would not hire English teachers who were "black or...

New migrants on Taiwan’s Kinmen Islands celebrate with NIA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On May 1, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) invited new migrants and their families, foreign laborers and foreign teachers on the island of Kinmen close to China to a ...

Foreigners linked to Palestinians face Israeli visa troubles

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — American Kate Hamad doesn't dare leave Ramallah, fearing trouble, even deportation, if stopped at an Israeli checkpoint on the outskirts of the autonomous Palestinian city i...

Law passed in Taiwan’s Legislature to greatly benefit foreign professionals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Legislature passed the Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professional Talent (外國專業人才延攬及僱用法) on Tuesday, greatly benefiting foreign profession...

Cram school background check reprieve for foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Temporary exemptions to a new requirement that foreigners applying to cram schools provide a criminal record check are now being granted on a case-by-base basis to take into ac...

Foreign cram school teachers in limbo as ministries hash out rules on background checks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Almost a month after an amendment to the Supplementary Education Act (補習進修教育法) was ratified requiring foreigners applying to cram schools, also known as "buxiban" (補習...

Details on cram school background checks for foreigners finalized

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The government this week finalized the details of the background check on foreign nationals that is part of a new law geared at tightening the requirements for both foreign and...

Legislature to review draft bill designed to lure foreign talent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Economic Committee in the Legislative Yuan will review a draft bill today designed to streamline regulations governing the employment of foreign white collar workers in Tai...

Stricter clean slate bill for first-time foreign teachers gaining momentum in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The Education and Culture Committee of Taiwan's Legislature has greenlighted a stricter clean slate bill for first-time foreign teachers in Taiwan, according to a Centr...

North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

TOKYO (AP) — After arresting two American university instructors and laying out what it says was an elaborate, CIA-backed plot to assassinate Kim Jong Un, North Korea is claiming to be the victim of s...

Cabinet approves draft bill easing regulations on foreign professionals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Cabinet approved on Thursday a draft bill that is designed to streamline regulations governing the employment of foreign white collar workers in Taiwan and to incentivize t...