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Malaysia reopens cautiously to foreign workers, tourists

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia said Friday it will reopen to foreign workers to address a labor crunch, and allow fully vaccinated tourists at the northern resort island of Langkawi next month...

Taiwan planning on reopening borders to fully vaccinated migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Minister of Labor Hsu Ming-chun (許銘春) on Wednesday (Oct. 13) announced that when a ban on the entry of migrant workers is lifted, those who are fully vaccinat...

Taiwan considers loosening entry ban on migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is considering relaxing a ban on the entry of migrant workers, which it imposed in May when a major domestic outbreak of COVID-19 began. Due to a surge in COVID-...

7 Vietnamese undocumented workers arrested after drunken brawl in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seven Vietnamese undocumented workers were arrested on Monday (Oct. 4) after they engaged in a drunken brawl on a Taipei street. At a press briefing on Tuesday (Oct. 5)...

Indonesian caregiver tests positive for COVID in New Taipei after 12 negative tests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian caregiver has tested positive for COVID-19 after testing negative 12 times. Health Minister and Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chun...

35 undocumented migrant workers arrested, tested for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Immigration Agency (NIA) officers last week arrested 35 undocumented Vietnamese migrant workers in a large steel mill in central Taiwan. The Changhua County Sp...

Feds: 3 charged in Mexican migrant worker conspiracy

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Three people have been indicted in a multi-state conspiracy involving the forced labor of Mexican agricultural immigrants, federal authorities announced Wednesday. ...

Singapore plans to improve worker dormitories after virus outbreak

SINGAPORE, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Singapore announced on Friday new standards for migrant worker dormitories, with the aim of reducing the risk of transmission of infectious diseases and improving living...

102 Vietnamese workers violate indoor crowd limit in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police found over 100 Vietnamese migrant workers gathered in a restaurant in Taoyuan on Sunday (Sept. 12), a violation of the Central Epidemic Command Center's (CECC) ...

Digital Wallet Group enters Singapore to expand mobile remittance technology with acquisition of RediMoney Express

SINGAPORE/TOKYO, JAPAN - Media OutReach - 31 August 2021 - International IT and fintech company Digital Wallet Group (DWG) has expanded into Singapore by acquiring licensed remittance and foreign ...

Shredded chicken laced with pork tests positive for ASF virus in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Packets of shredded chicken containing pork traces have tested positive for the African swine fever (ASF) virus, Kaohsiung’s Agriculture Bureau said Sunday (Aug. 29)...

Taiwan seeks to limit cross-sector job hopping by migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to new regulations coming into effect Sunday (Aug. 29), migrant workers will have to register with a government center to consider job offers within their sector...

Vietnamese man leads police on wild car chase, hides in central Taiwan forest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An undocumented Vietnamese migrant worker drove his car violently to evade police and hid out in the mountains while treating himself for a bullet wound, before finally be...

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...

Woman, daughter killed in second of two consecutive accidents in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman and her young daughter were killed in a collision with a truck on National Highway 3 on Saturday (Aug. 3). The Miaoli County Fire Bureau received a report at 1:...