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Vietnamese workers in Taiwan saddened by protests

Posted by jacobo 64 days ago Taiwan
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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.

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Regulations for foreign residents over age 20 to be relaxed

Posted by jacobo 115 days ago Taiwan
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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.

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Taiwan's treatment of foreign workers criticized in US report

Posted by jaypee 142 days ago Taiwan
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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.

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Protect rights of migrant workers, flash mob urges

Posted by jaypee 161 days ago Taiwan
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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.

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

Posted by jaypee 186 days ago Taiwan
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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.

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Foreign spouses set to receive protected status in labor pension plan

Posted by jacobo 187 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Bureau of Labor Insurance (BLI) yesterday said that foreign spouses will be included in the mandatory list of people to receive labor pension plan starting on Jan. 17 after the revised Labor Pension Act is executed.

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Taoyuan airport to increase e-Gates to meet demand

Posted by jaypee 194 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, Jan. 8 (CNA) Several new e-Gates will be installed at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport this year to meet growing demand for the automated immigration clearance system, an official said Wednesday.

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CLA to crack down on abuse of foreign laborers

Posted by jacobo 194 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Council of Labor Affairs (CLA, 勞委會) yesterday announced that mistreatment and breach of contractual terms will result in the revocation of employers' approval to hire foreign workers, in addition to increased penalties for a number of other labor-related infractions.

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