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Taiwan tauts success of immigrant programs - The China Post

Posted by jaypee 155 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Vice President Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) attended the 2013 International Conference on Immigration Policy and New Immigrants Torch Program Achievements Exhibition yesterday. The conference welcomed guest speakers for seminars and open panels from around the globe, featuring representatives of countries where many

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COA announces plan for migrant program

Posted by jacobo 156 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Council of Agriculture (COA) announced yesterday an agricultural job program for migrant workers set to launch next year as a new measure to solve the domestic agricultural labor shortage.

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Immigration from Hong Kong increased six-fold since May

Posted by jaypee 157 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The number of immigrants from Hong Kong to Taiwan has sextupled during the past six months, according to statistics provided by the National Immigration Agency (NIA).

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Council of agriculture mulling foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 194 days ago Taiwan
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Council of Agriculture (COA) Minister Chen Bao-ji (陳保基) agreed earlier this week to assess the feasibility of allowing the agricultural sector to gradually open up to foreign laborers.

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Labor authorities mulling law to protect temporary workers

Posted by jacobo 204 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, Oct. 2 (CNA) The labor authorities are mulling a law to better protect temporary workers, bringing their treatment up to par with conditions mandated for official hires and ultimately cutting the number of contract workers in Taiwan.

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Nation seeks migrant laborers from Sri Lanka

Posted by jaypee 204 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- In light of a changing political landscape observed throughout Southeast Asia, the Taiwan Government has been seeking alternative sources of migrant workers, including Sri Lanka and Myanmar, marking a renewal of efforts since 2004.

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Immigration investor scheme not for China

Posted by jaypee 244 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Mainland Chinese people are not eligible to enroll in the immigration investor program or apply for permanent residency, but may obtain a permit to enter and exit Taiwan multiple times within a year, the Ministry of Economic Affairs' (MOEA) Investment Commission said yesterday.

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Taiwan seeks to rectify Russian visa application issue

Posted by jaypee 246 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, Aug. 20 (CNA) Taiwan is asking Russian immigration officers to be more careful about entering the correct information on certain official documents that are part of the visa application process for Taiwanese citizens, Taiwan's foreign ministry said Tuesday.

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