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MOFA warns Taiwanese in Iraq to leave due to violence

| October 15, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday warned Taiwanese not to travel to Iraq and advised those there to leave, citing violence and unrest arising from a series of protests in the war-torn country.…

Tainan branch of National Museum of Prehistory to open Oct. 19

| October 15, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-The National Museum of Prehistory's (NMP) Tainan branch officially opens Oct. 19 following a nine-month soft opening, with hundreds of artifacts on display, according to the head of the museum Tuesday.

NMP Director Wang Chang-hua …

Indonesian police claim Taiwanese involved in human trafficking

| October 15, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Jakarta-At least six Taiwanese citizens are believed to be involved in a human trafficking case that sent 40 Indonesians to work illegally in Taiwan under the pretense of studying dating back to 2017, Indonesian police …

‘Detention’ breaks into year’s top ten highest grossing films

| October 15, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-The Taiwanese psychological horror film "Detention" has posted box office earnings of NT$240 million (US$7.8 million), placing 10th on the list of the year's highest grossing films in Taiwan, the movie's production company announced Tuesday.…

Foodpanda rejects government definition of employment relationship

| October 15, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-Food delivery platform Foodpanda on Tuesday rejected a government assertion that it is the formal employer of those who deliver food using its platform, one day after the Labor Ministry made that claim following the …

AUO provides one-stop solar energy solutions

| October 15, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-AU Optronics Corp. (AUO), one of Taiwan's leading flat panel makers, said Tuesday that the company has integrated its production resources to provide one-stop solar energy solutions, which is expected to create more business opportunities.…

AIT Chair in Taiwan for 6-day visit to meet high-level officials

| October 15, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Chairman James Moriarty is currently in Taiwan for a routine visit and will meet high-level government officials to discuss a wide-range of issues of shared concern, the Ministry of Foreign …

Taiwan to clamp down on falsely labeled farm products to avert glut

| October 15, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-The Council of Agriculture (COA) announced Tuesday a clampdown on falsely labeled imported agricultural products following complaints from farmers and importers that cabbages from China have allegedly been imported into Taiwan labeled as Vietnamese products.…

Food delivery platforms fined for ‘poor safety management’

| October 15, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-The three food delivery companies that claim to be contractors rather than employers as defined by the traditional labor-management framework were fined NT$9,000 (US$293) each for poor management of food courier traffic safety, the Directorate …

Food delivery workers to be granted better protection: official

| October 14, 2019 | taiwanonlinenews.com | 0

Taipei-Food delivery people at Uber Eats and Foodpanda should be treated as official employees and given stronger protections, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) said Monday amid scrutiny of labor laws after the deaths …

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