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Taiwan Increases Background Screening Requirement for Foreigner Teachers

The Supplementary Education Act will require Taiwanese teachers to submit police criminal record certificates and a “certificate of good conduct” for foreigners applying for work at cram schools in Taiwan. According to the Workforce Development Agency, the latter certificate must apply nationwide and is a document that proves that an applicant does not have a […]

Taiwan’s New Personal Data Protection Act Becomes Effective on October 1, 2012

Taiwan’s new Personal Data Protection Act (“PDPA”) has gone into effect as of October 1, 2012, while two controversial articles remain pending. Under this new law, all government, non-government sectors, and individuals will be subject to the PDPA. The definition “Personal Data” is also expanded to a broad scope. The impacts of new PDPA include: […]


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