Tsai blasts Han for 'chickens,' 'causing trouble' comments about Taiwan's migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) took itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) to task for his reference to migrant workers as "c...

Filipina Instagrammer 'hurt' by Han's 'chickens' comments about Taiwan's migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Filipina Instagrammer Shaira Habon said that she was "very hurt" by itinerant Kaohsiung mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu's reference t...

Taiwan to import more than 300 migrant workers for farm jobs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will see the arrival of the first batch of migrant laborers who will be working on farms on a short-term basis starting later this month. The measure was impleme...

NIA says Taiwan's migrant workers should not be 'insulted' after Han's 'chickens' comment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) referred to migrant workers as "chickens" last week and on Wedn...

Han says he won't accept migrants 'causing trouble' in Taiwan after 'chickens' comment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu is sure to stir more controversy after he said he will not accept migrants who "...

Video shows KMT presidential candidate call Taiwan's migrant workers 'chickens'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- While speaking about Taiwan's brain drain last week, itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) referred to migrant wo...

Analysis: India's Modi faces foreign pressures in 2nd term

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi won a second term in office after responding to a suicide attack on Indian paramilitary forces in troubled Kashmir with an airstrike inside Pakista...

Minister of the Interior visits I-Mei, announces change to Taiwan residence permits for migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Minister of the Interior visited Philippine workers at the I-Mei factory in Taoyuan to announce an official change of title on their resident permits from “forei...

More than 50 jade miners feared dead in Myanmar landslide

More than 50 people are feared dead in a landslide at a jade mining site in northern Myanmar, the latest disaster in a poorly regulated industry. Three bodies have been recovered and 54 jade miners r...

Meeting with North Korean leader gives Putin more leverage

MOSCOW (AP) — For Russian President Vladimir Putin, a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un offers a chance to raise Moscow's clout in the region and gain more leverage with Washington. ...

Broker, councilman allegedly drugs, rapes Indonesian woman in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A labor broker and township councilman has been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting a female Indonesian migrant worker at a hotel in western Taiwan. According to l...

Poll workers journey to reach India's most remote voters

NEW DELHI (AP) — The figures involved in India's general election are staggering: 900 million voters, 83 million first-time voters, 11 million poll workers, nearly 4 million electronic voting machines...

Over 100 migrant workers stage flash mob in Taipei Main Station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 100 migrant workers staged a flash mob show in Taipei on Sunday (March 24) to call for an end to sexual violence against female workers and to call for better work conditi...

Indonesian migrant worker killed in drunken dispute in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Indonesian male migrant worker died early Wednesday morning (Dec. 26) after becoming entangled in a drunken dispute with a fellow Indonesian worker in Taichung, Taiwan, repo...

Qatar's evolution a work in progress as 2022 World Cup nears

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Nasser Al-Khater glances out his window across Doha Bay. The view is far different than it was eight years ago, when al-Khater served as part of the team that helped Qatar pull off ...