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Taiwan's immigrant policy questioned

The number of immigrants moving to Taiwan has risen by 20% over the past eight years, but the country's laws currently restrict their numbers.

Some have criticised this stance, noting more immigrants could be the solution to the country's labour shortage, which is being exacerbated by a low birth rate and an ageing population.

The BBC's Cindy Sui examines the sensitive issue.

  • 29 Apr 2015
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