New immigrants are an integral part of Taiwanese society and are key to making the country beautiful, said Interior Minister Hsu Kuo-yung (徐國勇) during a charity sale for migrant workers. "Because of Taiwan's new immigrants, the country has become like a beautiful painting. They have become an integral part of Taiwan's beauty," Hsu said.
The 2020 Southeast Asian Broadcast Talents Training Program subsidized by New Immigrant Development Fund has started yesterday (June 6) to recruit new immigrants from Southeast Asian countries.
To continue to take care of new immigrants in Nantou County and enhance new immigrants' knowledge and concepts of health, Nantou County Government has commissioned Nantou County Lifeline Association to operate Nantou County New Immigrant Family Service Center and host an exotic healthy diet teaching sharing and banquet on June 6 at Nantou County Museum of Women and Children.
Eid al-Fitr, from the evening of May 23 to the evening of May 24, is an annual significant festival for migrant workers in Taiwan.
A Taipei church has been giving away free groceries and daily necessities to migrant workers and international students since late April, to help them through the new coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, a priest at the church said Friday. The events, held every Monday at Taipei's Saint Christopher's Church until the end of July, allow workers and students to select fresh vegetables, rice, frozen meat and fish, tea, and canned fish off metal racks.
Would you like to understand the beauty of voices? Would you like to know the secrets of the broadcasting industry? Do you want to be part of the industry? A new program, "Southeast Asian Broadcast Talents Training Program" has now started, subsidized by the Ministry of the Interior and organized by the Chinese Association for Foreign Spouses and Labor's Voice.
The 32nd coronavirus case is an Indonesian missing migrant worker, Xiao Li (小莉), causing great attention at that time. Today (May 12), Director-general Chiu Feng-kuang posted on Facebook, "NIA署長室", that Xiao Li wrote a thank you card for the National Immigration Agency (NIA) to express her gratitude for all doctors and nurses on International Nurses Day.
The Global News for New Immigrants established by the National Immigration Agency, Ministry of the Interior, provides news in Chinese, English, Vietnamese, Indonesian, and Thai for foreigners and new residents to adapt to life in Taiwan. This website also offers rich audiovisual news and information.
As the nation-wide epidemic prevention have been implemented comprehensively, local pharmacies also work with the government to provide masks for the public. The Seven Star Pharmacy in Chiayi has provided multilingual services for new immigrants, migrant workers, and their children for several decades to obtain proper advice and services when purchasing medicines.
Indonesian state-owned Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) said Sunday that it has distributed thousands of surgical face masks for Indonesian migrant workers in Taiwan in an effort to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Of that number, 2,000 pieces were distributed to Indonesian migrant workers in Tainan that day, BNI said.