Hundreds of Filipinos celebrate Ilocano heritage in Taiwan's Taichung

Hundreds of Filipinos of Ilocano lineage gathered in Taichung on Sunday to celebrate their heritage with presentations of dance, music, and a beauty pageant with a twist. The Ilocanos are one of th...

Foreign workers in Taiwan can find new jobs in 5 languages on WDA site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As of Monday (July 15), a website enabling foreign workers in Taiwan to change their employer and seek new jobs is now available in five languages, announced Taiwan's Minis...

Indonesian official encourages workers to save for their future

An official from the Indonesia Financial Services Authority (OJK), which regulates and supervises the country's financial services in banking, capital markets and the non-bank financial industry s...

413 Vietnamese, Indonesian illegal workers arrested in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Saturday (June 15), Taiwan's National Immigration Agency (NIA) arrested 413 migrant workers for working illegally, with the majority being Vietnamese and Indonesian nati...

Migrant worker count in Taiwan climbs to 706,000, Indonesians largest group

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The number of migrant workers in Taiwan is continuing to climb, with 706,060 workers from foreign countries currently registered, 90 percent of whom are from Indonesia, Vietnam...

Finding Taiwan a true home, South African colorist obtains citizenship

TAIPEI (CNA) - "Every time I travel overseas with my family, we always use different passports, my wife and kid have Taiwan passports but not me," Paul Hanrahan told CNA during a recent inte...

60% of foreigners working Taiwan's tech industry are Filipinos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At over 60 percent, Filipino workers comprise the majority of foreign workers in Taiwan's electronics and technology industry, and many Taiwanese companies are shifting pro...

Taiwan records first case of Chikungunya this year

An Indonesian migrant worker in central Taiwan has been diagnosed with Chikungunya fever (屈公病), the first case in Taiwan this year, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Wednesday. The woman d...

Taiwan’s employers urged to give Indonesian workers time off to vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Indonesian Economic and Trade Office to Taipei has urged Taiwanese to give their Indonesian employees time off on Sunday (April 14) so they can vote in the country&rsq...

Police nab Vietnamese mother of baby found by Pokemon player in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police tracked down a Vietnamese woman, who had abandoned her newborn baby girl found by a Pokemon player, to the dormitory of the electronics company where she works in New Ta...

Over 100 migrant workers stage flash mob in Taipei Main Station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 100 migrant workers staged a flash mob show in Taipei on Sunday (March 24) to call for an end to sexual violence against female workers and to call for better work conditi...

Taiwan arrests 22 illegal Vietnamese working in underground construction site

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 22 Vietnamese nationals suspected of working in Taiwan illegally were arrested in a raid on a construction site in Hsinchu County on March 14 and could now face...

Indonesian president records video for countrymen in Taiwan

Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, who is seeking re-election in April, has recently unveiled a video that addresses his fellow countrymen working in Taiwan and wishes them well. ...

Exclusive Interview with Indonesian co-founders of Universal Volunteer in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - On weekends, a group of people in green shirts can be sighted at parks, mountains, and beaches in Taiwan, carrying garbage bags filled with glass and plastic bottles, aluminum c...

Record 90% of Taiwanese want to change jobs after Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 90 percent of respondents to an employment survey said they plan to change jobs after the Lunar New Year holiday, the highest percentage in the history of the poll, with t...