Taiwanese woman calls for further investigation into sister's death in Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The sister of a Taiwanese woman who died of unknown causes during a working holiday in Australia on Wednesday (May 20) urged the Taiwanese government to ask Australian pol...

Taiwan, Netherlands sign working holiday deal

Taiwan and the Netherlands signed an agreement Monday that paves the way for a reciprocal working holiday program between the two countries that is expected to take effect in April, the Ministry of Fo...

8 Taiwanese women sexually abused in Australia on fruit-picking working holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Eight Taiwanese women have fallen prey to working holiday exploitation in Australia, where they were "expected" to perform sexual acts on a farm where they were ...

Overseas Taiwanese to provide support in Ireland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Overseas Taiwanese communities in Ireland have formed an association intended to provide help to their fellow nationals in the country. Chen Hui-wen (鄭惠文), who convened...

Jiang Ma Yuan farm in Taiwan’s Miaoli offers working holiday to college students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Jiang Ma Yuan Recreational Farm (薑麻園休閒農業區) in Miaoli’s Dahu Township is promoting a “working holiday” activity in July, Central News Agency reported ...

Canada raises quota for working holiday visas for Taiwanese to record high

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Canadian authorities have decided to increase the quota on working holiday visas offered to Taiwanese young adults from 1,000 to 1,250 for the year of 2019, confirmed ...

Annual quota for Japanese working holiday visas offered to Taiwanese to double

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and Japan signed an agreement on Thursday to double the annual quota of Taiwanese allowed to receive Japanese working holiday visas from 5,000 to 10,000, beginning ...

Indonesia, Australia signing agreement to boost trade

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia and Australia were to sign a free trade agreement Monday that will eliminate many tariffs, allow Australian-owned hospitals to be set up in the giant Southeast Asia...

Australia and Taiwan share common values: envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Australia’s top envoy to Taiwan, Gary Cowan, said that Australia and Taiwan share common values and a deepening relationship during an event in Taipei on Jan. 23, re...

Taiwan and Canada introduce new measures on mutual working holiday visas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An update for the reciprocal pact concerning the issuance of working holiday visas between Taiwan and Canada has gone into effect, which will allow citizens of the two nat...

Young Taiwanese can now apply for working holiday in Luxembourg

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As of yesterday, young people in Taiwan can now apply for a year-long working holiday visa for Luxembourg. A young person’s working holiday agreement signed by Ta...

Australia relaxes working holiday visa restrictions

The plan is aimed at largely helping the rural Aussie farmers who are struggling to fill critical job shortages. It will also boost local economies, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Mo...

Taiwan and Luxembourg sign working holiday agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and Luxembourg have agreed to a reciprocal working holiday program, making the European nation the 16th country around the globe to have made a similar deal with Ta...

Taiwan MOFA issues ‘yellow alert’ travel warning to Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs has upped its travel warning level for Australia to the medium level, "yellow alert" on Augu...

Taiwanese woman on working holiday in Aus. reportedly raped by job interviewer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese woman hoping for a positive start to her working holiday experience in Australia reported that she was raped during her job interview after only four days in t...