Foreign Students in Taiwan Sold for ‘Filthy, Dangerous Shift Work’

Taiwan’s ghastly treatment of South and Southeast Asian migrant workers and students has spent time in the news this week. Amid stories of alleged work scams targeting Filipino graduate students, a policy stating that migrant detainees must pay for their own food, and more horror stories from Taiwan’s deep sea fishing industry, one item has raised the most eyebrows: Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) has come under fire for using a racist term to refer to Filipinos, apparently questioning whether society will accept “Marias” becoming teachers.

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Taiwan Delivers an Early Cross-Strait Christmas Gift to Xi Jinping

What happened after Saturday’s KMT victories? In Beijing, they say, Xi’s heart grew three sizes that day.

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Voters Tasked with Cracking Marriage Equality Glass Ceiling

This Saturday, Taiwan will vote on no fewer than five referendums relating to gender equity and LGBTQ rights.

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