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Activists urge Japan to apologize for forcing women to work in wartime brothels

Posted on: August 14th, 2018 | No Comments
    Over 50 activists wearing white face masks joined a sit-in protest in front of Japan’s de facto embassy in Taipei on Tuesday (August 14), asking for a formal...

Fire at Taiwan hospital kills 9, injures 15

Posted on: August 13th, 2018 | No Comments
A fire at a government-run hospital in Taiwan’s New Taipei City killed nine people on Monday (August 13) and injured 15, authorities said. An investigation has been launched into the...

Taiwan extends visa-free privileges to Filipinos

Posted on: June 28th, 2018 | No Comments
    TAIPEI City, Taiwan – The government of Taiwan announced Wednesday (June 27) that it will extend its trial period of visa-free privileges to three Southeast Asian nations by...

EXCLUSIVE: Taiwanese politician explains why he chose Duterte’s image in campaign posters

Posted on: June 25th, 2018 | No Comments
  HUALIEN City, Taiwan – A photo of President Rodrigo Duterte being featured in a campaign poster of a Taiwanese politician recently went viral on social media. UNTV Senior Correspondent...

Taiwan offers new visa for foreign workers seeking white-collar jobs

Posted on: February 19th, 2018 | No Comments
The Taiwan government on February 8 began the implementation of a law aimed at attracting foreign professionals. In an announcement by the National Bureau of Consular Affairs (BOCA) on Monday,...

Family of Filipino caregiver who died in quake to receive financial aid

Posted on: February 13th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Filipina caregiver Melody de Castro’s family and that of the two others who died in the earthquake while working, will be entitled to at least NT$ 1.19...

At least five killed, 60 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area

Posted on: February 7th, 2018 | No Comments
HUALIEN, Taiwan (Reuters) – Rescuers combed through the rubble of collapsed buildings on Wednesday, as they searched for about 60 people missing after a strong earthquake killed at least five...

3 Chinese nationals arrested after illegally detaining a Taiwanese national

Posted on: January 10th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Paranaque City Police has arrested three Chinese nationals who reportedly abducted and detained a Taiwanese national. The Taiwanese, Lat Yun Chun, allegedly owed the three Chinese...

Foreign workers in Taiwan calls for better labor rights

Posted on: January 8th, 2018 | No Comments
Foreign workers in Taiwan want reforms in the country’s labor law. One of which is to abolish the broker system. Migrant workers insist that they should be given freedom to...

Taiwan to begin visa-free entry to Philippine Nationals on November 1

Posted on: October 16th, 2017 | No Comments
Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that it will begin a trial on November 1 offering Philippine nationals visa-free entry to Taiwan for up to 14 days. Philippine nationals...