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Law amendment cuts wait time to replace runaway caregivers

Posted by jacobo 443 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, Dec. 10 (CNA) The Legislative Yuan passed an amendment Tuesday that will allow employers of "runaway" foreign caregivers to hire a new caregiver after three months, a reduction from the original six-month wait.

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Taiwan has more than 40,000 missing foreign laborers

Posted by jacobo 448 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, Dec. 5 (CNA) The number of missing foreign laborers in Taiwan has reached over 40,000 as of October, accounting for about 8.7 percent of the total number of foreign workers in the country, according to the latest government statistics.

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Gov't passes revisions to visa regulations

Posted by jacobo 452 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) amended several articles within the Regulations on the Permission and Administration of the Employment of Foreign Workers yesterday, granting more flexible leeway toward foreigners visiting Taiwan for the purpose of artistic exhibitions and academic exchanges.

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Hiring foreign nationals to become easier

Posted by jacobo 454 days ago Taiwan
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The Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) on Friday approved amendments to regulations governing the hiring of foreign nationals that will simplify the process.

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Taiwan's new migrant schemes lures increasing numbers of Hongkongers

Posted by jaypee 461 days ago Taiwan
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When Hongkongers think about emigrating, Canada and Australia are the countries that immediately spring to mind, or perhaps Singapore. Now another destination, almost at our doorstep, has emerged as a contender for residents seeking an alternative to the city's astronomical property prices and frenetic pace - Taiwan.

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Taiwan tauts success of immigrant programs - The China Post

Posted by jaypee 463 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 464 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 466 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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