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PH2019-09-03 11:00
Taiwan's Filipino community calls for safer environment for workers

Taiwan's Filipino community on Saturday (Aug. 31) called on factories to provide better safety to workers after a Filipina migrant worker died from a chemical spill at an electronics factory in Mi...

PH2019-09-03 09:00
Filipino migrant worker drowns on beach in S. Taiwan

A Filipino migrant worker drowned on Sunday (Sept. 1) in Tainan, and a Vietnamese man is undergoing emergency treatment after falling into the ocean in Kaohsiung. The Tainan City Government Fire Bu...

PH2019-09-01 16:00
Taiwan moves 200 migrant workers out of Chunghwa Picture Tubes amid power cutoff

More than 200 migrant workers had to leave their dormitory at the Tatung Group’s ailing Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd. (CPT, 中華映管) in Taoyuan City as power was cut off, reports said Saturday (Augus...

PH2019-09-01 11:00
Suspect in murder of Taiwan in-laws arrested in Iraq

A Taiwanese woman returned home from Iraq Saturday (August 31) with her baby son after her Iraqi husband had been arrested there on suspicion of having murdered her parents in Taipei last April. Th...

PH2019-08-31 16:00
Taiwan visa waivers for visitors from Philippines, Thailand, Russia, Brunei to last 3 years

Instead of once each year, the government is thinking about reconsidering theextension of visa waiversfor visitors from the Philippines, Thailand, Russia and Brunei once every three years, a governmen...

PH2019-08-31 14:00
Japan performs world's first cornea transplant with iPS cells

A medical team at Osaka University has conducted the first-ever cornea transplant surgery using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells), restoring partial eyesight to the patient, NHK reported. ...

PH2019-08-31 09:00
Taiwan wants 20 million visitors a year by 2030

By the end of the year, the government will present a 10-year plan to double the number of annual visitors to Taiwan to 20 million by 2030, Transportation Minister Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) said Thursday (A...

PH2019-08-30 12:00
Thailand seeks consultation with Taiwan on domestically built satellite

Thailand’s space authorities have expressed an interest in collaborating with Taiwan as the country tries to get its domestically built satellite off the ground. Taiwan’s National Space...

PH2019-08-30 09:00
Taiwan and United States cooperate to nab fraud ring

For the first time, Taiwan and the United States cooperated to catch 19 alleged members of a Taiwanese fraud ring operating in the U.S., the Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB) said Wednes...

PH2019-08-29 09:00
Taiwan reports first hantavirus case this year

A migrant worker in Taiwan has been diagnosed with hantavirus, the first case in the country this year. The afflicted individual, a male in his 20s, is a fisherman living in northern Taiwan. He has...

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