Four Taiwanese arrested in Philippines for working illegally

Want China Times
Date: 2015-07-30
By: CNA and Staff Reporter

Four Taiwanese nationals were among more than 100 foreign nationals recently arrested in the Philippines for working illegally, according to Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which warned Taiwanese citizens to apply for work visas before beginning work in the Southeast Asian country.

The Taiwanese nationals were caught in an operation by Philippine immigration officers earlier this month and arrested for working illegally when they could not present work visas, the ministry said earlier this week.

The four, all in their 20s and 30s, were hired to work for a gambling company owned by a Chinese national, which offered them a monthly salary of NT$60,000 (US$1,900), a source said.     [FULL  STORY]

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