By: Shih Hsiu-chuan and Ko Lin
In a statement, the Taipei Economic and Trade Office (TETO) in Jakarta said Taiwan is willing to reopen its doors to Indonesian migrant workers when the two sides come to a consensus on epidemic prevention measures.
TETO was responding to comments by Benny Rhamdani, head of Indonesia's Agency for the Protection of Indonesian Migrant Workers (BP2MI), that questioned the motives behind Taiwan's decision.
"I hope that Taiwan's decision is not driven by political reasons, but more on medical reasons," Benny was quoted as saying in a report published Friday by Indonesian news agency Antara. [FULL STORY]