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Tourism Bureau to set up overseas office in Dubai next year Photos - New Southbound Policy

Tourism Bureau to set up overseas office in Dubai next year

A tourism information office will be established in the United Arab Emirates early next year to promote Taiwan tourism to visitors in the region, the Tourism Bureau said Monday.

NPUST builds education ties between Taiwan, New Southbound Policy target countries Photos - New Southbound Policy

NPUST builds education ties between Taiwan, New Southbound Policy target countries

A large number of universities in Taiwan are successfully participating in a talent development initiative overseen by the Ministry of Education in line with the New Southbound Policy.

Regard the Best Interests of the Child as the Priority UN Convention on the Rights of the Child Photos - New Southbound Policy

Regard the Best Interests of the Child as the Priority UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is the international convention with the most universal value, containing the whole variety of human rights. Since the declaration of the convention on November 20, 1989, the developments of the rights of the child in all aspects have continuously received great attention.

NTU most popular university with international students in Taiwan

National Taiwan University (NTU) has the most enrolled international students among all universities in Taiwan for the 2019 academic year, according to a report released Friday by the Ministry of Education (MOE). NTU topped the enrollment list of national universities with 2,970 international students, followed by National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) with 1,899, National Chengchi University (1,581), National Taiwan Normal University (1,476) and National Tsing Hua University (1,440).

Enrollment drops at universities and colleges Photos - New Southbound Policy

Enrollment drops at universities and colleges

The number of new students registered at universities and colleges dropped in 2019. That’s according to the latest figures released by the education ministry on Friday. The ministry said that incoming students from Southeast Asian nations could see growth next year as the government continues to push for cultural and economic exchanges with the area under the New Southbound Policy.

Taiwan launches cruise tourism R&D center in Kaohsiung Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan launches cruise tourism R&D center in Kaohsiung

A cruise tourism R&D center was launched Dec. 24 in Kaohsiung City, southern Taiwan, as part of public and private sector efforts to grow the country’s footprint in the potential-laden industry.

Works by international photographers showcased at Hakka exhibition Photos - New Southbound Policy

Works by international photographers showcased at Hakka exhibition

The works of 22 Taiwanese and international photographers were displayed Thursday at the opening of an outdoor photography exhibition in Taipei that highlights the essence and culture of Hakka villages in northern Taiwan.

MOL to offer electronic work permits for international students

In a press release, the agency said that while international students have been able to apply for work permits online since February, the new measure, which takes effect Jan. 1, will give them the choice of using either card-based or electronic permits. Previously, students receive only card-based permits even when they apply for the permits online.

Taiwan hospital performs life-changing surgery on boy from Myanmar Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan hospital performs life-changing surgery on boy from Myanmar

Fifteen-year-old Loke Swe from Myanmar, who was born with the fingers on both hands fused into a fist, underwent successful surgery at Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital in Taipei, allowing him to realize his dream of being able to write normally one day, the hospital said Monday.

Taiwan ranked most popular holiday destination for Japanese Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan ranked most popular holiday destination for Japanese

Taiwan has been ranked the most popular destination for Japanese travelers who wish to spend their New Year's holiday abroad for the fifth consecutive year, a survey of travel agents has found. Other destinations in the top 10 were Hawaii, Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, Guam, the U.S., Italy, Australia and Indonesia, according to the survey's results, which were released earlier this month.

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