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:0730 NIA video news report-English



News in Focus (July 26 – August1)

  • Migrant workers are required to do screening tests before switching employers.

The CECC announced new safety measures as the epidemic stabilizes. Starting July 13, all migrant workers are allowed to switch employers. New employers must arrange PCR tests for the migrant workers within 3 days of switching. Fines of NTD60,000 to NTD300,000 will be imposed on employers who violate regulations.(For more information:Migrant workers can resume to change employers starting July 13: New employers must PCR tests

  • The Ministry of Labor provides multilingual instructions for vaccine registration.

The CECC announced that the vaccine registration platform is improving. Migrant workers and foreigners with health insurance are now eligible to register. The Ministry of Labor provided multilingual instructions for foreigners. The epidemic does not discriminate, and we should all cooperate in defending Taiwan. (For more information:Vaccine Registration System: Now open to new immigrants and foreigners in Taiwan

  • 4-minute PCR tests at the airport for arriving passengers.

In response to the invasion of the Delta variant in Taiwan. Starting July, PCR tests will be administered at the airport for arriving passengers. The average testing time for each person is about 4 minutes. The Taoyuan International Airport Corporation asks the public to wait patiently for their turn. (For more information:Taoyuan International Airport: 4-minute PCR tests for arriving passengers

  • Taiwan is recognized for its anti-human trafficking initiatives.

The United States announced the winner for the 2021 Trafficking in Persons Report. Taiwan ranks first among 180 countries worldwide. Taiwan has been recognized internationally for its efforts in fighting against human trafficking for 12 consecutive years. Despite the epidemic, Taiwan has been actively promoting the prevention of human trafficking.

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