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Gov't passes revisions to visa regulations

Posted by jacobo 357 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 359 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 366 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 369 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 370 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 371 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 408 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 418 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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