Want China Times
The government regrets that eight South Korean workers were recently found to have been
engaged in activity other than that stated on their visas and thus were undermining public order, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Thursday.
The ministry said it was urging foreign nationals to respect the country’s laws.
On Tuesday, eight South Korean workers from Hydis Technologies staged a protest in Taipei and were detained by police for violating the Social Order Maintenance Act. They were deported Wednesday.
Hydis is a South Korean subsidiary of Taiwan’s E Ink Holdings. Since Hydis was shut down in March, workers from the factory have traveled to Taiwan several times to protest against E Ink’s decision to close the factory. [FULL STORY]