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Man fined NT$200,000 for bringing pork products into Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Changhua County man was fined NT$200,000 after customs officials caught him bringing two boxes of pork-containing pastries from China into Taiwan. The Administrative ...

Philippine parade to bring ‘smiling’ masks, costumes to Taipei streets Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In celebration of the Philippine's annual Masskara Festival, hundreds of people in "smiling" masks and colorful costumes will parade through the streets of T...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's baseless claim of 'deep state' at FDA

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is leveling unfounded attacks on his Food and Drug Administration and distorting the science on effective treatments for COVID-19. Heading t...

AP FACT CHECK: What the Dems didn't say, and what Trump did

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden and fellow Democrats spun an assortment of facts to their benefit in their national convention, omitting inconvenient truths such as Barack Obama's record of aggressive dep...

Indonesian new immigrant in Taiwan shares fruits of her labor amid COVID-19 pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a successful figure who defines how new immigrants can thrive in their second home, Indonesia-born Linda Tjindiawati has witnessed firsthand the growth of Indonesian co...

Trump bars new immigration green cards, not temporary visas

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced what he described as a “temporary suspension of immigration into the United States." But the executive order would bar only those seeking permanent r...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ April 15 The London Evening Standard on Labour Party leader Keir Starmer's co...

First 'new immigrant' legislator looks back on achievements

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After almost four years in the legislature, Cambodian-born Lin Li-chan (林麗蟬) shared her life experience at a forum held by the Fair Winds Foundation on Jan. 4. Lin made...

Weekend fair to feature immigrant women in startup businesses

Immigrant women in Taiwan who are running startup businesses or aspire to do so will take center stage this weekend at a fair in Taipei, the Foundation for Women's Rights Promotion and Development...

New immigrant lunches to be introduced at New Taipei elementary schools

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei City Government's Department of Education launched the "International Cuisine Education Program" on Monday (Dec. 2), adding dishes from seven ...

Children of immigrants break down cultural barriers in Taipei performance

Close to 90 children from new immigrant families showcased their talents and skills at a presentation in Taipei on Sunday that validated classes held by local foundations designed to help them avoid b...

Taiwan to continue empowering immigrants: interior minister

The government will continue to empower immigrants and their children through financial assistance and relaxation of immigration policies, Minister of the Interior Hsu Kuo-yung (徐國勇) said in a forum S...

Taiwan NIA information service for migrants reaches Penghu islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Immigration Agency (NIA) took its roadshow with information for new immigrants to the Taiwan Strait archipelago of Penghu Tuesday (September 24). The islan...

Taipei mayor announces first round of legislative nominees for his party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vowing to provide the Taiwanese electorate with an alternative to the two major political parties on the island, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) announced on Sunday (Sept. 22...

Taiwan holds voting simulation for new immigrants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) held a voting simulation event on Tuesday (Sept. 17) to help familiarize new immigrants with Taiwan's ballot casting procedure as th...