Indonesian-Taiwanese woman fatally stabbed in massage parlor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Indonesian-Taiwanese masseuse was allegedly fatally stabbed by her Taiwanese boyfriend at a massage parlor in northern Taiwan on Aug. 7. At 10:20 a.m. on Aug. 7 in H...

Vietnamese worker arrested for 'magic marker' license plate in south Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An unaccounted for Vietnamese worker was apprehended after an immigration officer spotted him riding a motorcycle in southern Taiwan with a homemade license plate. Whil...

Coronavirus antibodies found in all target groups in Taiwan study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The preliminary results of an ongoing study between Taiwan's top university and Changhua County have found some positives out of approximately 3,000 residents of the c...

Filipina arrested for scamming countrymen in Taiwan out of NT$80 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipina migrant worker was taken into custody in central Taiwan on Wednesday (Aug. 5) for allegedly scamming her compatriots with the promise of a return on currency co...

444 of 461 Taiwan contacts of Belgian have tested negative for coronavirus so far

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Only 17 of the 461 people in Taiwan known to have come in contact with a Belgian man who tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) are still awaiting the result...

Slow German bureaucracy keeps migrant worker families apart

Two years ago, Milica Zivkovic and her husband Zeljko were fed up with Serbia. Instead of continuing to make do with poorly paid jobs that often enough depended on the goodwill of the ruling party, Ze...

Former Taiwan vice president worries about low COVID herd immunity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) on Friday (July 31) listed the major challenges Taiwan would face if a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic takes place domes...

All 189 Taiwan contacts of infected Thai worker test negative for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid fears that Taiwan could be facing a new cluster outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) reported on Wednesday (July 2...

Taiwan marks 108 days without new local coronavirus case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (July 29) announced zero new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), with all 189 persons known to have com...

Taiwan's Taoyuan disinfects district where infected Thai worker lived

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to news that a Thai migrant worker who tested positive for Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) after he returned to his home country had lived and worked in Taoyuan, ...

Taiwan doctor warns of potential 'coronavirus tsunami'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chung Shan Medical University Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department Director Hsieh Tsung-hsueh (謝宗學) on Tuesday (July 28) warned that Taiwanese citizens' relaxed att...

CECC tracing 189 contacts of Thai patient in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has identified 189 people who recently came in contact with a Thai migrant worker who tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus ...

Factory advises public to avoid Taoyuan after Thai worker contracts coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A factory in northern Taiwan on Tuesday (July 28) issued an announcement advising people not to travel to Taoyuan after a Thai migrant worker who recently left the city fo...

CECC cannot rule out Thai migrant worker contracted coronavirus in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke on Monday (July 27) that a Thai migrant worker had tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) a few days after returning home from Taiwan, the C...

Thai migrant worker tested positive for coronavirus after returning from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Thai migrant worker has tested positive for coronavirus during quarantine shortly after returning from Taiwan. During a press conference on Monday (July 27), Thailand...