Taiwan's Filipino community calls for safer environment for workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Filipino community on Saturday (Aug. 31) called on factories to provide better safety to workers after a Filipina migrant worker died from a chemical spill at an e...

Colorful cast of cooperators put the heat on El Chapo

NEW YORK (AP) — One was a gambling addict who got plastic surgery to change his appearance even after his predecessor died from doing the same thing. Another claims to have begun his life of crime at ...

Ballistic vests part of the uniform for more firefighters

DALLAS (AP) — Houston officials will spend up to $1.4 million to purchase ballistic vests for firefighters as they join a growing number of cities buying the vests to better protect firefighters who a...

Taiwan has the 6th longest working hours in the world: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A life is lost for every 12 days in Taiwan due to overwork, according to the latest survey published by 1111 Job Bank on April 30. The research about occupational hazar...

Q&A: He's trying to run world's fastest marathon _ backward

BOSTON (AP) — Loren Zitomersky has gotten used to the jokes: "Hey, you're running the wrong way!" Slamming straight into trees he didn't see behind him? Not so much. Also, ouch. ...

President-elect vows to carry out her labor policy

Taipei, May 1 (CNA) Amid a protest parade by labor groups in Taipei Sunday to mark May 1 Labor Day, President-elect Tsai Ing-wen reiterated her pledge that the incoming government will carry out her l...

Ministry of Labor issues over 230 penalties for labor violations

Taipei, March 18 (CNA) The Ministry of Labor announced on Tuesday that 239 penalties have been issued to companies for violations found during labor inspections conducted in February. Health an...