Indonesian migrant workers paid best in Taiwan: report

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/04/15
By: Jay Chou and Elaine Hou

Jakarta, April 15 (CNA) Compared with other countries, Indonesian migrant

CNA file photo

CNA file photo

workers employed in Taiwan receive the highest salaries, an Indonesian labor official posted in Taiwan was quoted as saying in a report carried Friday by Indonesia’s Antara news agency.

Indonesian migrant workers in Taiwan receive about NT$17,000 (US$525.88) per month, said Devriel Sogia, head of the labor division at Indonesia’s economic and trade office in Taipei.

The salary for Indonesian migrant workers in Taiwan was about NT$15,840 in 1997, and was raised to NT$17,000 in 2015, he was quoted as saying in the report.

There are about 238,000 Indonesian migrant workers in Taiwan, and they are considered to be loyal, diligent and friendly by their Taiwanese employees, according to Devriel.     [FULL  STORY]

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