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Taiwan seeks solution to rising number of unaccounted-for migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese government on Wednesday (Oct. 21) promised to come up with practical solutions for the overwhelming number of unaccounted-for migrant workers in the country....

25 illegal migrant workers arrested in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Immigration Agency (NIA) on Tuesday (Aug. 4) announced that a total of 25 undocumented migrant workers were recently arrested in the southern city of Tainan. ...

6 Vietnamese stowaways break out of quarantine in W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Six Vietnamese nationals who had been arrested for trying to sneak into the country illegally escaped from their quarantine and detention facility in western Taiwan on Tue...

Taiwan arrests record number of overstayers, mostly Vietnamese and Indonesians

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Immigration Agency (NIA) arrested a record 387 visa overstayers in one day Saturday (October 19), the bulk hailing from Vietnam and Indonesia. From the ear...

Taiwan detains 14 illegal workers from Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Immigration Agency (NIA) found and detained 14 illegal workers from Indonesia in an old house in Changhua County. The NIA office in Tainan received a tip a...

Record 40 Indonesian migrant workers deported from Taiwan in one day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Forty illegal Indonesian migrant workers were deported on Monday (May 27), setting a single day record for deportations of foreign workers, announced the National Immigration A...

Ghanaian busted for DUI overstayed Taiwan visa for 19 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Ghanaian man arrested on Sunday (March 31) for driving under the influence of alcohol has been discovered to have overstayed his visa in Taiwan for 19 years, reported CNA. ...

120 cases reported of foreigners working illegally in New Taipei hospitals over 5 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 120 cases of foreign workers being illegally employed as caregivers at hospitals in New Taipei City have been reported over the past five years, resulting in over NT...

8 unaccounted for Indonesian workers arrested in taxi in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Eight unaccounted for Indonesian migrant workers have been detained for the past week after being arrested in a taxi by police in northern Taiwan on Jan. 19, reported CNA. D...

Taiwan Immigration Agency to actively track down illegal brokers and employers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Immigration Agency (NIA) will actively track down illegal brokers and employers while helping out unaccounted-for foreign workers, Director-General Jeff Yang ...

11 Indonesian workers arrested in Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police discovered 11 unaccounted for Indonesian workers inside a van parked on the side of the road in Taoyuan on Friday, reported Liberty Times. At 8 p.m. Friday evening,...

NIA to switch from 'runaway' foreign workers to 'unaccounted for'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Director-General of the National Immigration Agency (NIA) on Tuesday announced that in the future when a foreign worker leaves their employer and their whereabouts are not ...