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MOL drafts plans to naturalize migrant workers

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL, 勞動部) announced on Wednesday that it's drafting a plan to allow migrant workers who...

Legislator warns ‘chilling effect’ of nabbing vaccinated undocumented migrant workers

TAIPEI (The China Post) — New Power Party (時代力量) legislator Chiu Hsien-chih (邱顯智) advised the Taiwanese government against arresting undocumented migrant workers when they...

Undocumented migrant workers safe to receive vaccines in Taiwan: Premier

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) announced on Dec. 2 that due to the rise of the Omicron virus, ministries...

NDC head considering keeping experienced migrant workers in Taiwan

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Minister of the National Development Council (NDC, 國家發展委員會) Kung Ming-hsin (龔明鑫) recently confirmed the council is discussing internally how...

Second-generation Taiwanese reveals two reasons behind slow economic development with SE Asian countries

TAIPEI (The China Post) — When President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) took office in 2016, Taiwan reinitiated its New Southbound Policy (新南向政策) and promoted economic,...

MOL responds to criticisms toward Datan Power Plant’s hiring of migrant workers

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL, 勞動部) issued a statement on Monday explaining that the allowing of migrant workers into...

Taoyuan mayor encourages new immigrants to participate in referendum vote

TAIPEI (The China Post) — With the votes of four major referendums in Taiwan coming up on Dec. 18, Taoyuan mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦)...

Honduran president arrives in Taiwan in surprise state visit

TAIPEI (AP) — Outgoing Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández started a three-day surprise visit to Taiwan on Friday as the self-ruled island, which is...

Explainer | How power and ideology define Xi’s rise in China

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping emerged from a party conclave this week not only more firmly ensconced in power than ever, but...

Honduran president to visit Taiwan in surprise trip

TAIPEI (AP) — The outgoing Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández was on his way to Taiwan at the invitation of the island's leader just...