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Taiwan ministry calls for lifting of sanctions against Manila

Posted by jacobo 352 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 356 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 359 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 362 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 368 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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Indonesian migrant workers call for protection from government

Posted by jacobo 374 days ago Taiwan
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Indonesian fishermen in Taiwan staged a protest in front of the Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) yesterday, requesting the government provide better protection against exploitation by owners and brokers.

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Taiwan gets 4th Tier 1 ranking in U.S. human trafficking report

Posted by jacobo 400 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, June 20 (CNA) Taiwan maintained its Tier 1 ranking in the latest human trafficking report published by the U.S. Department of State, the fourth year in a row that the country has been given the highest ranking.

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NIA to continue global cooperation on human trafficking

Posted by jacobo 400 days ago Taiwan
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Taipei, June 20 (CNA) The National Immigration Agency (NIA) said Thursday that it will continue to cooperate with other countries in the fight against human trafficking, in response to an annual human trafficking report released by the U.S. Department of State that day.

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