Below are the current work cancellation advisory for Wednesday (7/11) as published in the Taiwan government DGPA website: New Taipei City - Work and classes cancelled Hsinchu City - Work and classes cancelled Hsinchu County - Work and classes cancelled Miaoli County - Work and classes cancelled Yilan County - Work and classes cancelled Lienchang... Continue Reading →
Super typhoon Maria will make a landfall in northern Taiwan at approximately 5:30PM today. Below are the current work cancellation advisory as published in the Taiwan government DGPA website: Yilan County - Work and classes cancelled from 3:00 PM Keelung City - Work and classes cancelled from 4:00 PM Taipei City - Work and classes... Continue Reading →
On the heels of their successful Laklakan Rap Battle last Chinese Lunar New Year, Alpha Martial Eagles Production is again hosting another rap battle event entitled Laklakan 2! which will feature some of the most talented Filipino OFW rappers in Taiwan. The event will consist of eight (8) sets of rap battles with the following rappers... Continue Reading →
The winning numbers for the March/April 2018 uniform invoice lottery have been announced by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Friday. Check your receipts because you might be one of the lucky winners!
Thousands of migrant workers in Taiwan are planning a protest march from the Ministry of Labor to Presidential Office Building on Ketagalan Boulevard tomorrow. They are pushing for labor law reforms that includes Labor Standard Act protection for domestic workers and caregivers, abolition of the broker system and freedom to transfer to new employer. In Taiwan,... Continue Reading →
I first noticed her in St. Christopher Church almost 15 years ago during a Wednesday novena mass. The priest officiating the mass, not knowing she was just diagnosed with cancer and undergoing chemotherapy, accosted her for wearing a headdress to cover her bald head. I remember how angry she was at that priest, how she... Continue Reading →
Happy birthday to the most handsome member of our family, our source of joy, a kid with a kind heart and the warmest smile you will ever see.
ARNIE is a short film by Filipina-Taiwanese filmmaker Rina B. Tsou, which tackles the flight of an OFW working as a fisherman in Kaohsiung, a southern port city in Taiwan. Tsou features recurring shots of fish out of water and on the cutting block, an apt metaphor on the state of Filipino workers in Taiwan, who are forced to leave their... Continue Reading →