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Tsai’s inauguration ceremony highlights cultural pluralism
Tsai’s inauguration ceremony highlights cultural pluralism

By Sophia Yang
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) was sworn in as Taiwan’s first female president on Friday. She took over from the Kuomintang's Ma...full story
updated 2016-05-20 09:21 PM
    Updated: 2016/05/26 01:50 GMT+08:00
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Tsai’s inauguration ceremony highlights cultural pluralism Tsai’s inauguration ceremony highlights cultural pluralism
By Sophia Yang
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) was sworn in as Taiwan’s first female president on Friday. She took over from the Kuomintang's Ma....Fullstory

2016-05-20 09:21 PM

Five Taiwanese fraud suspects detained upon arrival from Malaysia

Central News Agency

Five Taiwanese nationals were arrested and questioned by Taoyuan District prosecutors upon arrival from Malaysia Monday night on charges of telecom....Fullstory

2016-05-16 12:00 AM

Taiwan looks forward to working with Duterte administration

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The Taiwan government conveyed congratulations to the Philippines for having had successful democratic elections and said it looks forward to working with the administration of....Fullstory

2016-05-13 11:49 AM

New Philippine leader seen as emancipator, looming dictator New Philippine leader seen as emancipator, looming dictator
By JIM GOMEZ, ERESA CEROJANO
Associated Press

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Rodrigo Duterte, the bombastic mayor of a major southern city, was heralded Tuesday as president-elect of the Philippines after an incendiary....Fullstory

2016-05-10 08:16 PM

Labor minister urges successor to continue reform for expat workers Labor minister urges successor to continue reform for expat workers
By Sophia Yang
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

A draft law approved by the Cabinet last December that relaxes rules on hiring foreign white-collar workers will be left to the new government for....Fullstory

2016-05-10 04:13 PM

34 foreign workers nabbed for working illegally

Central News Agency

Thirty-four foreign laborers aboard a tour bus were found to have been working in Taiwan illegally Thursday, 26 of whom had absconded from....Fullstory

2016-05-05 04:24 PM

Hokkaido revises guidebook targeting Chinese tourists Hokkaido revises guidebook targeting Chinese tourists
By Maggie Huang
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The Hokkaido Tourism Organization has revised a booklet on bad manners aimed at Chinese tourists after receiving complaints about their lack of common sense,....Fullstory

2016-05-04 02:35 PM

Taiwan gives out free N95 masks to Indonesia to beat the haze Taiwan gives out free N95 masks to Indonesia to beat the haze
By Sophia Yang
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Indonesia's recurring haze causes damage to the environment, the health of its citizens, the local economy, and the economy of its neighbors. To help the....Fullstory

2016-04-21 09:21 PM

Indonesia could ban export of domestic workers by 2019
By Maggie Huang
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The Director for the Protection and Placement of Indonesian Migrant Workers’ Abroad for the Ministry of Manpower Soes Hindarno announced last Friday in Bandung, West....Fullstory

2016-05-17 08:13 PM

Taiwan, Indonesia sign agricultural cooperation pact

Central News Agency

Taiwan and Indonesia have signed an agreement on agricultural cooperation, a development that officials here said Monday will be conducive to....Fullstory

2016-05-16 12:00 AM

Ministry recommends Direct Hiring Service Center
By Sophia Yang
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The Ministry of Labor has recently urged both Taiwanese employers and blue-collar expat workers to utilize the Direct Hiring Service Center (DHSC) platform to avoid....Fullstory

2016-05-11 07:59 PM

Taiwan looking to deepen ties with new Philippine government

Central News Agency

Taiwan looks forward to working with the new government of the Philippines to deepen relations between the two countries based on the existing....Fullstory

2016-05-10 07:33 PM

Telecom subscriptions to become easier for foreign residents in Taiwan

Central News Agency

Foreign residents will soon be allowed to use their Alien Resident Certificates (ARCs) as an accepted form of ID to subscribe to mobile phone services....Fullstory

2016-05-05 07:54 PM

Companies encouraged to directly hire foreign workers

Central News Agency

Suppliers should use the Ministry of Labor's direct hiring service to meet the increasing demand from their buyers for fair treatment of foreign....Fullstory

2016-05-04 09:32 PM

Thailand asking expats for bank account, social media, personal details
By Maggie Huang
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Thailand’s Immigration Bureau is formally asking foreigners who live in the country to fill out a form that asks a variety of personal information in....Fullstory

2016-04-27 04:05 PM

Taiwan-born immigrant director selected for Cannes Taiwan-born immigrant director selected for Cannes
By Maggie Huang
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The 69th Cannes Film Festival announced its International Critics' Week section Monday, with ten short films from all over the world chosen out of 1,750....Fullstory

2016-04-19 08:52 PM

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