By: Wu Hsin-yun and Chung Yu-chen
The Minister made the remark when asked by reporters if the government plans to expand the number of countries from which Taiwan hires migrant workers on the sidelines of a meeting of the Legislative Yuan's Social Welfare and Environmental Hygiene Committee.
Hsu confirmed two discussions were held with representatives from the country in November to explore the possibility of making it easier for its nationals to work in Taiwan, but declined to name the nation.
Taiwan hopes to sign a memorandum of understanding with the country next year and be able to recruit migrant workers by 2022, Hsu said. [FULL STORY]