Web News » Taiwan

1 Views

Nine Chinese exiles get residency after years without status

Posted by jacobo 68 days ago Taiwan
http://www.taipeitimes.com —

Nine Chinese exiles in Taiwan — five dissidents and four Falong Gung practitioners — have been granted long-term residency permits after living in the nation for between five and 10 years without official status. They can become Taiwanese citizens after two years.

Read More
2 Views

No evidence that foreign workers cause low pay: MOL

Posted by jaypee 70 days ago Taiwan
http://www.chinapost.com.tw —

TAIPEI --- Officials from the Ministry of Labor (MOL) Monday dismissed a media report that linked a lack of growth in wages to the increasing use of cheap labor used in Taiwanese manufacturing by employing foreign migrant workers.

Read More
1 Views

Officials deny link between lack of growth, cheap labor

Posted by jacobo 70 days ago Taiwan
http://www.taipeitimes.com —

Government officials yesterday dismissed a media report that linked a lack of growth in wages to the increasing use by manufacturers of cheaper migrant workers.

Read More
1 Views

Vietnamese workers in Taiwan saddened by protests

Posted by jacobo 71 days ago Taiwan
http://www.taipeitimes.com —

Several Vietnamese workers in Taiwan voiced concern over the violent anti-China protests in their home country last week and called on their compatriots to exercise restraint.

Read More
2 Views

Regulations for foreign residents over age 20 to be relaxed

Posted by jacobo 123 days ago Taiwan
http://www.chinapost.com.tw —

TAIPEI -- In a major development for foreign families living in Taiwan, the government plans to do away with the long-standing system that leaves even foreign nationals born and raised in the country unable to legally reside after age 20.

Read More
2 Views

Taiwan's treatment of foreign workers criticized in US report

Posted by jaypee 150 days ago Taiwan
http://www.wantchinatimes.com —

In addition to continued concerns over official corruption in Taiwan, the exploitation of migrant laborers last year ranked among the US State Department's top criticisms of Taiwan, according to its 2013 human rights report released Thursday in Washington.

Read More
3 Views

Protect rights of migrant workers, flash mob urges

Posted by jaypee 169 days ago Taiwan
http://www.taipeitimes.com —

Foreign workers and rights advocates yesterday staged a flash mob demonstration in the lobby of the Taipei Railway Station, urging the government to extend the protection of the Labor Standards Act (勞動基準法) to all foreign workers, and calling attention to the abuse of migrant workers.

Read More
3 Views

NIA gives new immigrants best Chinese New Year gift: job leads

Posted by jaypee 193 days ago Taiwan
http://www.chinapost.com.tw —

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The National Immigration Agency (NIA) yesterday released “lucky bags” containing job vacancies for new immigrants to draw as a pre-Chinese New Year celebration gift.

Read More