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Prosecution of a Fraudulent Labor Agency in Taichung: An Insight on the Exploitation of Migrant Workers in Taiwan
In January, authorities indicted four people for illegally recruiting Vietnamese workers and docking half of their wage. It is time that Taiwan address structural issues in its recruitment scheme for migrant workers.
Financially strained, migrant workers in Taiwan can turn to cheap drugs and alcohol after a day of backbreaking work.
Increasing concerns over the possibility of undetected cases in Taiwan have led to calls for mandatory testing for all incoming and departing travelers.
Joe Henley has an anthropologist’s eye for interpersonal power dynamics, documenting the mistreatment of Taiwan’s migrant fishermen in his new novel, Migrante.
The Yilan Migrant Fishermen Union has pointed out the increased vulnerabilities that their workers face under Covid-19. But this is just their latest campaign since their establishment in 2013.
Muslims in Taiwan marked the end of Ramadan on Sunday. Taiwan's Covid-19 response allowed for relatively open celebrations, but social distancing measures and employer restrictions remained obstacles for many.
A bookstore in New Taipei City is creating a community for Southeast Asian migrant workers in Taiwan and encouraging local Taiwanese to learn about Southeast Asian cultures.
Care for Taiwan’s elderly used to be a family responsibility, but demographic upheavals and urbanization have ushered in an era of domestic caregivers from Southeast Asia. A look into that industry offers a snapshot of isolation, economic desperation, and mutual culture shock.
Migrant workers gathered at Taipei Main Station on Sunday to protest the third-party brokerage system, sexual harassment of female workers, and the government's inaction in affirming human rights for Southeast Asian workers.
The report was released just after a protest against increased work hours for fishermen.