This is a national disgrace. You are not going to win many friends abroad with this callous treatment of foreigners. Working in a government ministry is even worse. You have to put up with idiots who think they can boss you around and micromanage you because they passed some stupid Examination Yuan test. The CLA should not deport these people for protesting. Human rights as a platform of the current government – my ass.
Upset over work and living conditions, thousands attack police, fire fighters. Police are trying to find the main culprits in a Kaohsiung riot on Sunday involving thousands of Thai workers and will throw them out of the country.
The fighting started on Sunday night when a large group of Thai workers started drinking illegally in the compound of their living quarters.
The workers, who appeared to be drunk and noisy, had a fierce argument with a Taiwanese chief who tried unsuccessfully to calm them down.
Somsak said the chief was attacked and injured before the Thais went berserk. They then burnt vehicles and documents.
Taiwan TV reported that the workers also vandalised vending machines and set fire to their canteen. They used slingshots to attack police and fire fighters.
They then regrouped and demanded that their employer, Taiwan