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Nation seeks migrant laborers from Sri Lanka

Posted by jaypee 303 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 343 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 345 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 358 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 362 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 365 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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TAIWAN Taipei launches web portal to curb immigrant exploitation

Posted by jaypee 368 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei (AsiaNews) - In order to encourage legal immigration and put a stop to worker exploitation, the Taiwanese government has set up a web portal that links labour demand and supply. Since a 'Job Bank' was established five months, 950 immigrants have found regular paying jobs that they would have otherwise searched for through co

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77 percent of office workers willing to become skilled workers

Posted by jacobo 374 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, July 23 (CNA) More than 77 percent of office workers polled recently said they would be willing to switch to certain types of skilled blue-collar work, according to the survey results released in Taipei Tuesday.

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