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Taiwan social enterprise improving lives in rural Cambodia Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan social enterprise improving lives in rural Cambodia

Social enterprise ELIV Co., short for Empowering Lives through Innovative Volunteerism, is part of a growing industry bringing Taiwan volunteers to work on projects that enhance living standards in developing countries. One of the most successful examples is in Cambodia, where the nonprofit has improved residents’ lives and broadened program participants’ horizons.

TTA sets new record for Taiwan’s achievements at CES 2020 Photos - New Southbound Policy

TTA sets new record for Taiwan’s achievements at CES 2020

In order to pave the way for Taiwan’s startups to enter international market, the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) organizes a delegation with 82 teams which led by TTA (Taiwan Tech Arena) to attend CES 2020 (Consumer Electronics Show), and build national pavilion at Eureka Park in January this year.

The historical scientific enterprise SYNAPSE inaugurated:Asia-Pacific scientists join forces for the first comprehensive map of a human brain Photos - New Southbound Policy

The historical scientific enterprise SYNAPSE inaugurated:Asia-Pacific scientists join forces for the first comprehensive map of a human brain

A new strategy using powerful x-ray technologies and advanced computational techniques will provide a clear and detailed picture of the human brain and allow more effective treatments of brain diseases. Singapore, 15 January 2020 Scientists from Taiwan initiated an international coalition that will produce the first comprehensive map of the neuron network of a human brain, with ultra-high resolution and in three dimensions.

Borderless Love Photos - New Southbound Policy

Borderless Love

Taiwan Can Help displaced people on Thailand’s western border.

Expanding Outreach Photos - New Southbound Policy

Expanding Outreach

Health care cooperation is improving lives and well-being in Southeast Asia. Dr. Pham Nhu Ngoc, a cardiologist of three years’ standing at Ho Chi Minh City-based Thu Duc District Hospital in Vietnam, is a walking, talking advertisement for the success of Taiwan government efforts to build better tomorrows for the people of New Southbound Policy (NSP) target countries.

Foreign Professor Fosters NHU Students' Global Visions Photos - New Southbound Policy

Foreign Professor Fosters NHU Students' Global Visions

The 21st century has marked by frequent international movements. Not only do college students embrace new knowledge and culture in the international community, but more and more foreign professors think highly of Taiwan's potentials.

Taiwan receives record number of international visitors in 2019 Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan receives record number of international visitors in 2019

Taiwan welcomed a record 11.84 million international tourists last year, a 7 percent increase over 2018, spotlighting the effectiveness of government policies to attract more visitors, according to the Tourism Bureau under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications Jan. 6.

JinWen University Vietnam Program Students Experience Taiwanese Traditional Agronomy Through Folk Activities Photos - New Southbound Policy

JinWen University Vietnam Program Students Experience Taiwanese Traditional Agronomy Through Folk Activities

JinWen University of Science & Technology held a folk custom experience activity for the Vietnam Program students and encouraged those Vietnamese students to learn about Taiwan ’s interesting agronomy and innovative traditional industries after school and to enrich the life experience of studying abroad in Taiwan.

Foreign visitors to Taiwan up 7% in 2019 Photos - New Southbound Policy

Foreign visitors to Taiwan up 7% in 2019

The number of overseas visits made to Taiwan by foreign nationals hit another record high in 2019, helped by double-digit growth in visitors from Japan and South Korea, the Tourism Bureau said Monday. Foreign visitor arrivals total 11.84 million for the year, a 7 percent rise from the 11.07 million visits recorded in 2018, the statistics showed.

2020 ELECTIONS / Immigrant candidates hoping to effect change in Taiwan's Legislature Photos - New Southbound Policy

2020 ELECTIONS / Immigrant candidates hoping to effect change in Taiwan's Legislature

The number of first-generation "new immigrants" in Taiwan exceeded 556,000 as of the end of November 2019. The term "new immigrants" is generally used to describe people from China and Southeast Asia who have married into Taiwanese families in the past two decades, as well as their children. They are becoming increasingly politically active, and their votes are being wooed by Taiwan's major political parties.

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