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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...

Taiwan approves paid leave for foreign workers

Posted on: April 21st, 2017 | No Comments
TAIWAN — Filipino workers in Taiwan may now go for days off without a cut on their monthly salary. Under the revised employment act in Taiwan, every employer is obliged...

Philippine Passport Holders, can enter Taiwan in 1 year even without visa

Posted on: April 20th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA — Good news for Filipino citizens.  Starting  June 2017, Philippine passport holders may enter Taiwan even without visa. Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs or MOFA will begin a one-year...

Exclusive: Taiwan says Chinese military threat grows, U.S. regional strategy unclear

Posted on: March 15th, 2017 | No Comments
China’s accelerated military development and recent activity by its military aircraft and ships around Taiwan pose an increased threat to the self-ruled island, according to a Taiwanese government defense report...

China urges Trump administration to grasp importance of ‘one China’

Posted on: January 23rd, 2017 | No Comments
The new U.S. administration must fully understand the importance of the “one China” policy and appreciate that the issue of Taiwan is highly sensitive for the Beijing government, China said...