Taiwan’s African swine flu border inspections have been expanded to include X-rays of hand luggage for visitors from Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, according to the Cabinet-level Council of Agriculture.
Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) Migrant workers in Taiwan who want to leave the country for a short period before returning can now apply online for a re-entry permit, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) said Sunday.
Taipei, Aug. 31 (CNA) Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Saturday that a review of visa-free treatment for tourists from Thailand, Brunei, the Philippines and Russia will be extended from the current annual basis to every three years from August 2020.
Taipei, Aug. 26 (CNA) Foreign nationals made nearly 7 million visits to Taiwan from January to July this year, up 12.85 percent from the same period a year earlier, Taiwan's Tourism Bureau said Monday.
Taipei, Aug. 18 (CNA) Passengers arriving at the Taoyuan airport from the Philippines will be subject to hand luggage checks starting Monday, as a precautionary measure against African swine fever (ASF), Taiwan's Central Emergency Operation Center for ASF said Sunday.
Taipei, Aug. 15 (CNA) The fine for bringing pork products into Taiwan from Myanmar has been raised to NT$200,000 (US$6,490) because an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) was reported in the Southeast Asian country, according to the Council of Agriculture (COA).
Taipei, Aug. 13 (CNA) Taiwan has no plans to adjust its visa-free treatment for Philippine nationals at present, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Tuesday, following reports that several Filipino workers disguised as tourists were caught trying to slip into the United Arab Emirates via Taipei.
Taipei, Aug. 4 (CNA) Taiwan has issued its highest-level travel advisory in its three-tier system for four Southeast and South Asian countries after a record high number of imported chikungunya fever cases from those countries were reported in Taiwan.
Taipei, July 21 (CNA) Taiwan's health authorities on Sunday warned that people traveling abroad this summer should be vigilant against mosquito-borne diseases like chikungunya and dengue fever, which have been on the rise in recent months.
Jakarta, July 11 (CNA) Two Indonesian workers who have never worked in Taiwan were issued work visas on Thursday under a trial relaxed direct hiring scheme, according to Taiwan's representative office in Jakarta.