Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Taiwan employers cannot forbid workers from going out during pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new revision to regulations on foreign migrant workers released by the Ministry of Labor (MOL) on Wednesday (May 4) states that employers cannot forbid their workers fro...

Singapore plans to improve worker dormitories after virus outbreak

SINGAPORE, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Singapore announced on Friday new standards for migrant worker dormitories, with the aim of reducing the risk of transmission of infectious diseases and improving living...

Singapore warns children susceptible to virus variants, shuts schools

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore warned on Sunday that the new coronavirus variants, such as the one first detected in India, were affecting more children, as the city-state prepares to shut most schoo...

Jestac launches Lonprotect, Singapore's very first antiviral wallpaper and flooring

Tested and proven to deactivate 99.9% of viruses SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 31 August 2020 - Jestac, a leading interior specialist company, has launched Lonprotect, Singapore's first antiviral viny...

Here come COVID-19 tracing apps -- and privacy tradeoffs

As governments around the world consider how to monitor new coronavirus outbreaks while reopening their societies, many are starting to bet on smartphone apps to help stanch the pandemic. ...

Singapore tallies third highest coronavirus numbers in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After confirming 931 new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) on Sunday (April 26), Singapore has officially exceeded Japan in becoming the third most-infected country in...

Virus warnings for Ramadan as some pandemic shutdowns ease

BANGKOK (AP) — The world inched toward a new phase in the coronavirus crisis on Thursday, as some countries like Vietnam and New Zealand with few new cases moved toward ending their pandemic shutdowns...

Singapore prolongs virus lockdown until at least June 1

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore will extend its partial lockdown by another four weeks after reporting thousands of new coronavirus cases in recent days, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Tuesday. ...

Migrant worker rally in Taipei calls for end to onsite factory dorms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To mark the six-month anniversary of a deadly factory fire that claimed the lives of seven people, protestors gathered in front of the Ministry of Labor (MOL) today to criticiz...

Taiwan's MOL working on banning onsite factory dorms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of Labor (MOL) announced yesterday (Oct. 25) that it plans on holding inter-ministerial meetings on amending the labor law to make onsite factory dormitories illeg...

Taiwan government responds to migrants' demand for dormitory safety

Taipei, June 3 (CNA) An inter-ministerial meeting is scheduled early June to discuss new regulations that are expected to stipulate the need for a safe distance between dormitories for migrant workers...