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Foreign workers protest changes to job transfer rules

Taipei Times 29 Jul 2021
A group of foreign workers on Tuesday staged a protest against the proposed changes in front of the ministry building in Taipei. Many people think that foreign workers wanting to change jobs are “jumping ship” or “cheating their employers,” but what is really driving them is the ...

Wisdom Marine signs for four Japanese handysize bulkers

Splash24/7 27 Jul 2021
The Taipei-based company currently owns a fleet of 133 vessels and has 14 ships on order at various Japanese yards ...

Six seafarer abandonment cases reported since 2018

Taipei Times 26 Jul 2021
Of the two cases that remain unresolved, one involves a Belize-registered cargo ship, which has been stuck at the Port of Taipei since October 2019, and the other involves a Sierra Leone-registered cargo ship, which became stranded off Changhua County in December 2019, it said.

COVID-19: Export orders expand for 16th month

Taipei Times 20 Jul 2021
ON TRACK ... By Angelica Oung / Staff reporter ... Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, robust global demand for tech products and high commodity prices made last month’s orders the strongest June level on record, Department of Statistics Director Huang Yu-ling (黃于玲) told a news conference in Taipei. A container ship is docked at the Port of Kaohsiung on July 7 ... .

Hippos land in US on breeding program

Taipei Times 17 Jul 2021
A collaboration between Taipei Zoo and Florida’s Gulf Breeze Zoo to facilitate the procreation of pygmy hippopotamuses could finally begin after two animals arrived in Florida on Friday ... Plans to ship the animals to Florida in May were put on hold due to a COVID-19 outbreak in Taiwan, Taipei Zoo said.

Bananas for Olympics

Taipei Times 16 Jul 2021
... of the fruit are to be shipped to the Olympic Village in Tokyo.

PMI still high, but loses steam

Taipei Times 02 Jul 2021
A woman walks in a night market in Taipei on Tuesday. All subindices remained comfortably in the expansion zone, with the exception of customers’ inventory, which was 44.9, indicating that demand outstripped supply amid persistent shortages of raw materials and shipping chaos, the Taipei-based think tank said.
photo: AP / Ng Han Guan
Army vehicles roll down during a parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the founding of Communist China in Beijing, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019

Why China’s PLA Keeps Putting up Posters to Threaten War Against Taiwan

Voa News 30 Jun 2021
Previous posters targeting Taiwan have shown explosions going off over a map of the island and Chinese ships invading a river estuary just north of Taipei ... In this photo released by the Taiwan Presidential Office, Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen speaks at the presidential office in Taipei, Taiwan, Sunday, June 20, 2021.

Wisdom Marine orders kamsarmax trio at Tsuneishi

Splash24/7 28 Jun 2021
The Taipei-based company currently owns a fleet of 133 vessels, and has 10 ships on order at various Japanese yards.

Advocates call for equal protection of migrant fishers

Taipei Times 28 Jun 2021
... clear-cut rules on ship owners’ responsibilities and government oversight, the alliance said on Wednesday last week ... The case of Indonesian Migrant Fishers, a report released by Greenpeace Southeast Asia on May 21, workers on five Taiwanese ships — the Da Wang (大旺), Solar No.

Tokyo says Taiwan's security directly connected with Japan's

Straits Times 25 Jun 2021
Japan announced plans yesterday to send an additional one million vaccine doses to Taiwan, after it shipped 1.24 million doses at the start of this month as Taipei was struggling to procure its own supplies and blamed China for impeding shipments of the shots.

US playing 'same old tricks' by sending warships to Taiwan Strait: China

Press TV 23 Jun 2021
The US Navy said its Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur had conducted a "routine transit" on Tuesday in the sensitive waterway that separates Chinese Taipei from mainland China. "The ship's transit through the Taiwan Strait demonstrates the US commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific," said the Navy in a statement.

China calls on US to avoid ‘political manipulation’ after vaccine aid to Taipei

Press TV 21 Jun 2021
China has called on the United States to avoid “political manipulation” on the pretext of the coronavirus vaccine aid following Washington’s delivery of a huge batch of COVID-19 shots to Chinese Taipei ... A senior US administration official says Washington will ship 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan.

The US triples its vaccine donations to Taiwan as the island battles an outbreak

Democratic Underground 20 Jun 2021
Washington has shipped 2.5 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to Taipei, the US State Department spokesperson Ned Price tweeted on Saturday ... Taipei has expressed concern about the safety of Chinese shots and accused ...

'Forces for good will prevail' - Taiwan welcomes massive US vaccine aid

Asahi News 20 Jun 2021
TAIPEI--Taiwan reacted with an outpouring of thanks to the United States for shipping 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to the major semiconductor-producing island, more than doubling its arsenal as it deals with a rise in domestic infections ... on Taipei's behalf for vaccines.