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Council of agriculture mulling foreign workers

Posted by jaypee 321 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 331 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 331 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 371 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 373 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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Taiwan ministry calls for lifting of sanctions against Manila

Posted by jacobo 386 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei - Taiwan's foreign ministry said Wednesday it would push for the lifting of sanctions against the Philippines after Manila recomended homicide charges in a shooting case that severely strained ties.

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Firms eye new sources of labor

Posted by jacobo 390 days ago Taiwan
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With relations between Taiwan and the Philippines deadlocked over the shooting death of a Taiwanese fisherman by Philippine coast guard personnel in May, both the government and private enterprises have begun seeking new sources of foreign workers, according to local media reports.

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Immigration agency official detained on suspicion of extortion

Posted by jaypee 393 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, July 31 (CNA) An official of the National Immigration Agency (NIA) was detained by prosecutors Wednesday on allegations of extortion during the investigation of a suspected illegal immigrant worker.

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