Taiwan's population consists of over 700,000 migrant workers, a number so large it emphasizes their role in Taiwanese society. Taiwan Immigrants' Global News Network shares the following series of informative videos about the lives of migrant workers in Taiwan. Watch the broadcast here：0121 NIA video news report－English
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News Focus (January 17 – January 23)
Get vaccinated and win gift certificates at Zhongzheng Market in Hsinchu City
The Hsinchu City Government aims to increase the Covid-19 vaccination rate. The public can receive a NT$200 PX Mart coupon after the receive their vaccine jabs at the Zhongzheng Market. (Read more: Get vaccinated and win gift certificates at Zhongzheng Market in Hsinchu City)
Basic salaries increase and various subsidies
Taiwan welcome new regulations in the new year regarding basic salary increase, overnight pay and other subsidies for motorcycle driving lessons, as well as updated Covid-19 epidemic prevention measures. (Read more: Basic salaries increase and various subsidies)
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Taoyuan Airport MRT system provides 50% off discount prices for elderly passengers
Taoyuan Airport MRT launched a new discount promo for elderly passengers. This is also great news for foreign nationals in Taiwan. Passengers above 65 years old and owning a residence permit can enjoy half-price discounts for one-way tickets. (Read more: Taoyuan Airport MRT system provides 50% off discount prices for elderly passengers
Arrange a health check before hiring foreign workers
The Ministry of Labor (MOL) reminds employers to arrange health checks when hiring foreign workers. Health checks must bs schedules 7 days within the date of employment. Employers must cooperate especially during the Covid-19 pandemic. Violators may face fines from NT$60,000 up to a maximum of NT$300,000. (Read more: Arrange a health check before hiring foreign workers)