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Foreign workers numbered over 550,000 at end of 2014

Posted by jaypee 78 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI--There were 552,000 foreign workers in Taiwan as of the end of 2014, accounting for 68.9 percent of the number of all foreign nationals in the country, according to Taiwan's Ministry of the Interior.

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Ministry reports record number of migrant workers

Posted by jaypee 77 days ago Taiwan
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The number of migrant workers in Taiwan has reached a historic high of more than half a million, according to annual statistics released by the Ministry of the Interior on Saturday.

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Hong Kong conviction for maid abuse spotlights global rights battle

Posted by jaypee 75 days ago Hong Kong SAR
http://news.yahoo.com — A housewife was found guilty Tuesday of severely mistreating an Indonesian domestic worker, one of roughly 330,000 working in the territory. Millions of migrant maids are employed in households in Asia and the Middle East. Read More
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Taiwan reminds employers not to ask foreign workers for HIV tests

Posted by jaypee 74 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, Feb. 13 (CNA) The Ministry of Labor urged employers and labor brokers in Taiwan on Friday to abide by a new law that bars them from asking overseas workers to provide results for HIV tests.

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Taiwan tops Vietnam labor export markets: report

Posted by jaypee 43 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI--Taiwan was Vietnam's largest labor export market in the first two months of this year, recruiting 10,906 Vietnamese workers during the period, according to the latest official data from Hanoi.

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