Posts Tagged Taiwan

Taiwan extends visa-free privileges for Filipinos to July 2020

Marje Pelayo   •   July 3, 2019

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Filipinos who wish to travel to Taiwan may still enjoy its visa-free program until next year. On Tuesday (July 2), Taiwan announced its extension of visa-free privileges...

Extension of visa-free privilege for Filipinos in Taiwan still under study

Marje Pelayo   •   June 12, 2019

TAIWAN – Extension of visa-free treatment to Philippine passport holders is still under study by Taiwan’s Executive Yuan. On Monday (June 10), Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said the...

11 Filipino startups join tech exhibition in Taiwan

Marje Pelayo   •   May 30, 2019

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Twenty-five (25) countries showcase their respective innovations in the biggest tech exhibit in Asia – InnoVEX 2019 – happening at Taipei World Trade Center from May 29...

Filipino radio program airs weekly in Taiwan

Marje Pelayo   •   March 10, 2019

TAIPEI, Taiwan – A Filipino radio program has been hitting the airwaves in Taiwan since February 2016. It is hosted by Jay Rose Ho or simply ‘Kaibigang Jay’, a daughter...

Taiwan to start 5-month amnesty program for overstaying foreigners

Marje Pelayo   •   January 8, 2019

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Overstaying foreign nationals will soon have the chance to rectify their status in the country. Taiwan’s National Immigration Agency (NIA) said the government is working on starting...

Taiwan President calls for int’l support to defend democracy amid threats from China

Marje Pelayo   •   January 7, 2019

TAIPEI, Taiwan – President Tsai Ing-wen calls for international support to defend democracy as it faces renewed threats from China particularly it’s “one country, two systems” policy. “We (Taiwan) are...

Taiwan approves stringent measures to protect migrant workers’ rights

Marje Pelayo   •   November 27, 2018

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Abusive employers will face up to 300,000 NT (P500,000) fine under the newly amended Employment Service Act. Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan approved the measure on third reading in early...

Taiwan train crash kills 18 in deadliest rail tragedy in decades

UNTV News   •   October 22, 2018

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Eighteen people died and 175 were injured when a train derailed in northeastern Taiwan on Sunday, authorities said, in the island’s worst rail disaster in more than...

Schools in Taiwan to teach Filipino language in 2019

Marje Pelayo   •   October 4, 2018

TAIWAN – The Taiwan government has started working on creating language-learning materials to include Filipino and six other Southeast Asian languages into its 12-year compulsory education system. According to the...

Taiwan plans to open citizenship opportunities to citizens in Southeast Asia

Marje Pelayo   •   September 27, 2018

    TAIWAN – Taiwan’s lawmakers will vote next month on the economic immigration bill which seeks to allow citizenship to students and skilled workers from Southeast Asia. This is...


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