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A New Generation of Slavery in Taiwan

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A New Generation of Slavery in Taiwan

Postby Eric W. Lier » 17 Jun 2006, 20:23

What is the Taiwan government thinking?
A new generation of slavery
A crackdown on undocumented workers has led to illegal detentions and stretched the resources of the police and welfare groups

By Ron Brownlow
STAFF REPORTER
Sunday, Jun 04, 2006,Page 17

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Victoria Andres was in for a nasty surprise when she came to Taiwan. She had signed a contract in the Philippines to work as a caregiver for an elderly man in Yilan. But after arriving at Chiang Kai-shek International Airport she was driven to Banqiao and put to work as a domestic helper, or maid, for a family of five. She never saw the old man.

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Postby Namahottie » 17 Jun 2006, 20:40

Tainan Cowboy waiting for you to bring the food :whistle:
@michellemalkin Just so we're perfectly fucking clear here: You're a crazy fucking shitwad. Enjoy your night. Read more at @MayorEmanuel
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Postby AAF » 17 Jun 2006, 20:55

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Postby TainanCowboy » 17 Jun 2006, 23:36

Good article. Thanks for keeping these items posted.
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Postby Lord Lucan » 18 Jun 2006, 00:22

One of the heartening things about the indentured labour and animal welfare stories is that more and more Taiwanese seem to think this sort of thing is important. Fair play to them. Thanks for posting that. And you would have to say kudos to the TT for printing it. (Are the local Chinese-language papers covering this though?)
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Postby Satellite TV » 25 Jun 2006, 21:13

Lord Lucan wrote:One of the heartening things about the indentured labour and animal welfare stories is that more and more Taiwanese seem to think this sort of thing is important. Fair play to them. Thanks for posting that. And you would have to say kudos to the TT for printing it. (Are the local Chinese-language papers covering this though?)


Not as much as they cover the millions of illegal slave workers in the US working for slave wages doing jobs Americans won't do .....
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Postby Lord Lucan » 26 Jun 2006, 12:44

Satellite TV wrote:
Lord Lucan wrote:One of the heartening things about the indentured labour and animal welfare stories is that more and more Taiwanese seem to think this sort of thing is important. Fair play to them. Thanks for posting that. And you would have to say kudos to the TT for printing it. (Are the local Chinese-language papers covering this though?)


Not as much as they cover the millions of illegal slave workers in the US working for slave wages doing jobs Americans won't do .....


Yes, the "two wrongs make a right" approach.
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Postby TainanCowboy » 26 Jun 2006, 14:13

Satellite TV wrote:Not as much as they cover the millions of illegal slave workers in the US working for slave wages doing jobs Americans won't do .....
Sat TV -
Nice to se you back.

Now about the ridiculous allegations in this post....Got Sourcing on this?

Show me the "SLAVES."?
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Postby Huang Guang Chen » 26 Jun 2006, 14:19

TC lines up, the ball leaves the pitchers hand, he squeezes out the Fred Smith time waster kneejerk to perceived American criticism and . . . plop!! Falls short on the irony. :lol:

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Postby TainanCowboy » 26 Jun 2006, 14:23

Huang Guang Chen wrote:TC lines up, the ball leaves the pitchers hand, he squeezes out the Fred Smith time waster kneejerk to perceived American criticism and . . . plop!! Falls short on the irony. :lol:
HG
HGC -
Nice to see you are joining the other poster who follows me around making wisecracks about my posts.
Maybe a confab with the other one would improve your quality.
Or perhaps you have the back-up sourcing to support the claim of
"...millions of illegal slave workers in the US working for slave wages doing jobs Americans won't do..."
, eh?
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