Venezuelan beauty queens migrate for shot at stardom abroad

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — When the Miss Universe beauty pageant takes place in a few weeks, Chile will be represented by a slender brunette who has a killer smile and speaks Spanish with an unmistakable ...

Taiwan suffers from talent imbalance: government report

Taipei, July 29 (CNA) Taiwan is experiencing a severe imbalance in talent inflows and outflows, with the majority of Taiwanese leaving the country to work having higher education degrees that qualify ...

40% of Taiwan's new college graduates willing to work overseas: poll

Taipei, June 10 (CNA) Nearly 40 percent of recent college or university graduates are willing to work abroad, with China, which has unveiled 31 measures to attract Taiwanese talent, being the most pop...

AmCham releases 2018 White Paper on Taiwan's business climate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Taiwan, released their annual White Paper on issues in various industries, government regulations, and the overall business cl...

Young Taiwanese jobseekers cautioned over changing job market in China

Taipei, April 16 (CNA) With a rise in the number of young jobseekers in Taiwan expressing an interest in applying for jobs in China, a senior executive at a local job bank is advising applicants to be...

2012-2016: Taiwanese workers in China decreased, while numbers going to the US increased

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Jan. 31, the Taiwanese government’s Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics released a report on Taiwanese workers overseas for the 2016 calendar...

N. Korea says it’s a ‘pipe dream’ that it will give up nukes

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said it is a “pipe dream” for the United States to think it will give up its nuclear weapons, and called the latest U.N. sanctions to target the...

UN Security Council to vote on new North Korea sanctions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is meeting Friday to vote on whether to impose new sanctions on North Korea, including sharply cutting limits on its imports of refined oil, forcing all...

Taiwan to review immigration policy to attract talents

Taipei, Nov. 10 (CNA) The government has begun reviewing its immigration policy related to professional talent and migrant workers to address the shortage of skilled workers and manpower, Minister wit...

London's Met Police chief visits US on her 1st official trip

NEW YORK (AP) — The commissioner of London's Metropolitan Police says the extremely close relationship between her department and the New York Police Department is vital to keeping people safe in a ti...

Taiwan is the top destination for Vietnamese workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – More than half of migrant Vietnamese workers are working overseas in Taiwan, making the country the top destination for Vietnamese workers, according to the statistics rel...

Taiwan needs a Higher Education Revolution

At the start of this week, the 2017 Taiwan Scholarship and Huayu Enrichment Scholarship Program was launched in Taipei. This laudable scheme is designed to encourage students from around the world to ...

NKorean workers prep seafood going to US stores, restaurants

HUNCHUN, China (AP) — The workers wake up each morning on metal bunk beds in fluorescent-lit Chinese dormitories, North Koreans outsourced by their government to process seafood that ends up in ...

NKorean workers prepare seafood for US stores, restaurants

HUNCHUN, China (AP) — The workers wake up each morning on metal bunk beds in fluorescent-lit Chinese dormitories, North Koreans outsourced by their government to process seafood that ends up in Americ...

Oil will keep flowing, but UN sanctions hit Pyongyang hard

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea will be feeling the pain of new United Nations sanctions targeting some of its biggest remaining foreign revenue streams. But the Security Council eased off the biggest target...