Taiwan wants Vietnamese visa overstayers repatriated by charter flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is seeking to repatriate more than 1,000 Vietnamese visa overstayers stranded in the country due to the coronavirus via charter flights. Taiwan’s detention...

Taiwan offering up to NT$20,000 reward for info on foreigners who overstay visas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of the Interior (MOI) is offering a maximum award of NT$20,000 (US$670) to those who provide tip-offs about foreigners who have overstayed their visa...

Japanese man overstayed Taiwan visa by 36 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Immigration Agency (NIA) is preparing to send a man home to Japan who overstayed his visa by 36 years while living in the Hualien County countryside. T...

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...

Britain threatens to deport doctor to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Britain is threatening to deport a 27-year-old doctor to Taiwan within a week even though she has spent more than half her life in the European country, British media repo...