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Hiring Abroad: Company in Taiwan needs factory workers | Accepts High School Graduates


Position: SMT operator

Salary: NT$24,000 + OT (P40,000+)

Agency: Jedegal International Manpower Services

Agency Address: G/F & 2/F Accent Tower Bldg. GP Shorthorn Bahay Toro Project 8, Quezon City, Metro Manila


- Female

- 20 years old and above

- With or without experience

- Filipino

- Atleast High School Diploma and above

Requirements for factory workers:

*Passport (valid for 2 years)

*NBI Clearance (6 months validity/ Multi-Purpose Clearance)

*Picture (2x2 white background)

*Birth Certificate (from local civil registrar)

*Marriage Certificate (from local civil registrar)

*Diploma with Transcript of Records

*Voter's ID 

*UMID (Multi-purpose ID)

*PEOS Certificate

*E-Registration Services

Interested applicants must send CV and scanned copy of m documents to Jedegal's email:  

Applicants may also apply to Jedegal's website at

*This site is not a recruitment agency nor agent, to apply please visit above mentioned recruitment agency or broker.


ASE Kaohsiung set to hire more than 3,000 people for its new plant

The global demand for 5G and AI-enabled consumer-electronics semiconductors is on the rise, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) one of Taiwan's leading integrated circuit (IC) manufacturer and packaging is expanding hiring in 2021.

Kaohsiung-based ASE is set to hire more than 3,000 people, including equipment engineers and technicians, for its new plant in 2021 driven by strong demand for 5G, mobile devices, and wireless internet connections.

ASE Technology has broken ground for a new smart plant in Kaohsiung, to be dedicated to advanced packaging processes, with annual production estimated at US$500 million, Digitimes reported.

Apart from ASE, TSMC, MediaTek, Phison are also said to be increasing their manpower in response to strong customer demand.



Temperature in Taiwan may drop to 14 degrees by weekend

CWB mentioned that the latest model simulation shows that from the evening of the 27th to the 30th, more cold air will flow southward than the previous wave. There will be partial rain in the north and east half of the country on the windward side, and the north coast, northern mountains and northeast.

From the 28th to the 30th, there is a probability that the minimum temperature at the flat ground station will drop to 14, 15 degrees in the morning and at night.


CWB pointed out that this wave of cold air is slightly stronger than the previous wave, and northern Taiwan feels wet and cold.


There will be some short-term rain in the eastern half and there will be occasional chances of sporadic rain on the eastern side of Greater Taipei, temperatures in various places will rise slightly before dropping at 27th.


As of Nov 24th in the morning, the lowest temperature at the flat ground station was 17.5 degrees in Sanwan Township, Miaoli, and 17.6 degrees in Emei Township, Hsinchu.


Arabian employer, eats with his Filipino housemaids in the same table

 An Arab employer’s was kind to his OFW employees and he ate with them at the same table and considering his OFW employees as a family.

Contrary to what we often hear about the cruelty of some Arab people, but this employer is considering his OFW employees as a family.

To be an OFW is very hard, tired, stressed and away to loved ones the most frequent felt by all OFWs just to get the family out of difficulties. Additionally, they are also facing dangers such as mistreatment of employers.

Even there are many news we received about the cruelties faced by OFWs in the hands of their employers, it is not quite fair that we blame all the judgment from the Arabs, because there are others who are kind and considered their kasambahays as a family members.

In a viral video shared by I Love Natividad on their Facebook page, some Filipina housemaids were happy eating with their boss, and its family. Seeing that they had fun while eating.

It will also notice in the video that the Pinay OFW’s are having fun and enjoying their job. There is no trace of sorrow seen in their faces. Their boss may be very kind to them, because they were eating at the same table and considered them as a family.

Lots of netizens amazed on the kindness of the Arab on his Pinay OFWs. Hopefully more employers will be same as him, and hopefully he will be blessed because of his kindness to the Pinay OFWs and some netizens also prayed that hopefully more OFWs will get luck, same as what we saw, to make things better while in their job abroad.


Halos 320,000 OFWs ang narepatriate ng PH government ngayong panahon ng pandemic chiel

Umabot na sa humigit-kumulang 320,000 na returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) ang narepatriate ngayon panahon ng pandemic na naserbiayuhan ng iba't ibang ahensya ng gobyerno. 

Dagdag pa rito ang mahigit 75,000 ng returning non-OFWs na sumailalim rin sa health protocols at safety measures sa mga quarantine hotels, bago tuluyang makauwi sa kani-kanilang probinsya. 

“There is no stopping the government from extending the assistance to our dear OFWs. We have also enhanced our livelihood programs for the reintegration of our returning heroes,” ayon kay Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III.

“We are glad to note that we have a very good recovery rate among our Covid-stricken OFWs,” dagdag niya.

Ang One-Stop Shop  sa NAIA ay tulung-tulong na pinangangasiwaan ng Department of Transportation (DOTr), Department of Tourism (DOT), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), Office for Transportation Security (OTS), Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA), Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA), Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Philippine National Police (PNP), at ng Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ).


Costco Taiwan kicks off its week long Black Friday Sale as customers ready for frenzy shopping

Costco opened its annual Black Friday event in Taiwan in all of its 14 branches in the country. The event will run from November 23 until November 29.

The event, which sees massive discounts on select items. Usually the event starts after Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, since there were lots of shoppers, Costco Taiwan decided to make it a 7 day event.

The chain's various branches have this time set up pre-arranged parking lanes in an attempt to minimize traffic jams.

Costco branches are open from 9am onwards from Nov 23 to 26 and stores will open 8am onwards from Nov 27 to 29. Stores may allow customers to enter 10 minutes ahead of the scheduled opening times.

This will be the fourth annual "Black Shopping Festival" in Taiwan for Costco chain.



'Mayaman ka naman': Vice Ganda, binabatikos dahil sa kaniyang fundraising campaign

Hindi nagustuhan ng ilang netizens ang paglulunsad ng fundraising campaign para sa mga biktima ng bagyong Ulysses ng komedyanteng si Vice Ganda kaya naman samu't-saring batikos ngayon ang ibinabato sa kaniya.

Giit ng madla, sa yaman daw nito, dapat ay maglabas na lamang siya ng pera mula sa kaniyang sariling bulsa sa halip na humingi ng donasyon sa ibang mga tao.

“Magdonate din po kau galing sa yaman nyu di puro fundraising galing sa bulsa ng ibang tao tpos kanino mapupunta ang credit aberrr lamm naa,” komento ng isang netizen.

Paliwanag naman ni Vice inilunsad niya lamang ang donation drive upang matulungan ang mga taong nais magpahatid ng donasyon sa mga nasalanta ng bagyo. Makakaasa raw na siya mismo ay maglalabas ng sariling pera pantulong sa mga nangangailangan.

"Ginagawa ko po ito para sa madlang pipol sa mga kaibigan, sa mga Little Ponies (tawag niya sa kanyang fans), na gustong mag-ambag at gustong pagsama-samahin yung kanilang mga donasyon," giit ni Vice na sa ngayon ay nakalikom na ng P700,000.


Taiwan donated US$200,000 to typhoon-hit Philippines for its relief efforts

The Manila Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei (MECO) thanked Taiwan on Friday for donating US$200,000 to disaster relief efforts in the Philippines, as the country works to rebuild from damage caused by three major typhoons in recent weeks.

Since October, the Philippines has been hit in succession by typhoons Molave, Goni and Vamco, which have resulted in the deaths of at least 125 people and left hundreds of thousands homeless, according to the country's National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.

On Friday, Taiwan representative to the Philippines Michael Hsu presented MECO with a donation of US$200,000 to go toward humanitarian relief efforts.

The gift was coordinated with the business group Taiwan Association Philippines (TAP), which made a separate donation of PHP70,000 (US$14,504) to those affected by the storms.

Expressing gratitude for the donations, MECO Deputy Resident Representative Gilberto F. Lauengco told CNA that "every time" the Philippines is hit by a natural disaster, Taiwan's public and private sectors have stepped up to provide generous assistance.

In Taipei, he said, multiple civic groups have organized efforts in recent week to donate money, food and clothing to victims of the typhoons.

"We are extremely grateful to Taiwan's government and people, who never hesitate to offer a helping hand in the aftermath of such disasters," Lauengco said.

Hsu pointed out that he had held three diplomatic postings in the Philippines and had never seen such extensive typhoon damage.

He noted that Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) had sent her thoughts to the country and promised to provide assistance in a Twitter post last week. -Central News Agency



Neglectful children let old father live alone and beg for food


A father from Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija has no choice but to live alone and beg for food to strangers despite him having children of his own.

A concerned netizen named Jenny Rose Leonardo Ventura shared the saddening situation of the old man, Rene Banaag in Facebook last Sunday (Nov. 15).

According to Ventura, no one is taking care of Tatay Rene. Other people sometimes just offer food just for him to have something to eat.

"May mga anak po yan hindi Inaasikaso ng mga anak, namamalimos Lang po sa kung Saan Saan. Walang nag aalaga po at mapanghe na nakatira Lang po sa barong barong, inaabutan Lang po ng pagkain," wrote Ventura.

Ventura now hopes that the program Raffy Tulfo in Action hosted by Raffy Tulfo would notice the pitiful situation of Tatay Rene. Tulfo is known for his generous acts to anyone who ask for help in his program.


Taiwan mandates wearing of face mask in public venues anew, violators will be fined


Taiwan will mandate the wearing of face masks at eight types of public venues from Dec. 1, with fines of NT$3,000-NT$15,000 for non-compliance, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Wednesday.

The new rules are intended to minimize the transmission of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses during their peak season in the winter months, and to prevent the overburdening of Taiwan's healthcare system, Health Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said at a press briefing.

Under the policy, masks will be required at healthcare facilities, on public transportation, at retail and wholesale stores and at designated educational facilities, said Chen, who also heads the CECC.

It will also apply to "exhibitions and athletics" (including movie theaters, stadiums, museums and concert halls), entertainment venues, religious facilities and locations where personal business is conducted, such as banks and post offices, he said.

According to Chen, those who refuse to wear a mask will be liable for fines of NT$3,000-NT$15,000 under Article 37 of Taiwan's Communicable Disease Control Act.

However, restaurants and bars will be exempt from the mandate, on the condition that social distancing is observed, the CECC said.

In terms of outdoor gathering places, such as night markets and traditional markets, and events like parades, religious gatherings and New Year's celebrations, the CECC recommended that organizers set maximum capacity limits based on available space. -Central News Agency


All people arriving in Taiwan must present negative COVID-19 test 3 days before arrival

All people arriving in Taiwan from abroad must present a negative COVID-19 test result before boarding a plane to Taiwan, starting next month, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced Wednesday.

Any individual set to visit Taiwan or transit through the country, regardless of nationality or reason for visiting, must present an English-language certificate of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken within three days of boarding when checking in, the CECC said.

The only exceptions are people coming to Taiwan for emergencies and crew members on ships, such as fishing boats, into Taiwan, given the difficulty for them to obtain the tests, the CECC said.

At present, only foreign nationals are required to get proof of a negative COVID-19 test when visiting Taiwan, while Taiwanese citizens, Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) holders and Alien Permanent Resident Certificate (APRC) holders are not required to do so.

The CECC said the new policy is part of expanded measures to prevent the spread of the pandemic within the country in anticipation of a new wave of infections during the autumn and winter period. -Central News Agency



OFW sa Taiwan, nakalikom ng NT$40,000 para sa mga biktima ng bagyong Ulysses

Isang overseas Filipino worker ang mag-isang nakalikom nito lamang Miyerkules (Nobyembre 18) ng NT$40,000 o mahigit Php70,000 para sa mga kapwa Pilipino na nabiktima ng bagyong Ulysses sa Pilipinas.

Ayon kay Cara Purugganan na nagtatrabaho sa ASE Technology Holding Co. sa Kaoshiung, kaantabay niya sa kaniyang mabuting gawa ang ComPass, isang nonprofit organization sa Pilipinas na layon ding tumulong sa mga naapektuhan ng bagyo.

Dagdag niya, simula nang i-post niya sa Facebook ang kaniyang fundraising campaign, marami ang kusang nagpaabot ng tulong kabilang na ang kaniyang mga kaibigan, katrabaho, at mga kapitbahay, Pilipino man o Taiwanese.

Lahat ng perang nalikom ng Pinay ay ipinadala niya sa ComPass para sa kanilang project "Bayong of Hope." 

Nakatakdang mamahagi ng mga bayong ang organisasyon sa Cagayan, Isabela, at Nueva Vizcaya. Bawat bayong ay naglalaman ng limang kilong bigas, 12 sardinas, 12 corned beef, 12 sachets ng hot chocolate mix, 12 pakete ng instant noodles, isang kahon ng face masks, isang bote ng rubbing alcohol, dalawang sabon, isang flashlight na may mga baterya, isang timba, at isang kumot.


Mag-asawang Robin Padilla at Mariel, pinatayuan ng bahay ang kanilang mga kasambahay

 Pinagawan ng mag-asawang Robin Padilla at Mariel Rodriguez ng sariling apartment ang kanilang mga kasambahay sa loob ng kanilang compound.

Ayon sa mag-asawa na-isip nilang pagawan ng bahay ang kanilang mga kasambahay matapos nilang magpadala ng ayuda noong nagka-lockdown na sanhi COVID-19  pandemic.

Nang makita ni Robin ang tinitirhan ng mga kasambahay nila, agad siyang nagpagawa ng apartment sa compound ng Museo Padilla kung saan agad na lumipat ang pamilya ng kasambahay nila dahil dito hindi napigilan mapaluha nang magpasalamat ang mga kasambahay sa mag-asawang Robin at Mariel.

"Nagpapasalamat po ako dahil napapunta ako sa pamilya niyo," sabi kay Mariel ni Yaya Jo, ang midwife na tatlo at kalahating taon nang namamasukan kina Mariel at Robin.

Dagdag pa niya "Iba po yung ipinapakita ninyo sa amin. Kakaiba po ang pakiramdam. Parang at home na at home po ako dito sa bahay ninyo."

Ito ay patunay lang kung gaano kalalim ang pagmamahal nina Robin Padilla at Mariel Rodriguez sa kanilang mga kasambahay, Itinuturing narin nila silang bahagi ng pamilya na talaga namang nakaka-mangha.

Sabi ni Mariel, "It is because they showed us loyalty, nagpakita sila ng pagmamahal sa amin at gusto naming suklian ng pagmamahal din yung ipinapakita nilang pagmamahal at mabuting serbisyo sa amin."

Maraming netizens ang bumilib ang humanga sa mag-asawang Robin Padilla at Mariel Rodriguez ng kanilang bigyan ng pagpapahalaga ang kanilang mga kasambahay.


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