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Premier urges vigilance against African swine fever

Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang is urging the public to remain vigilant against the threat of African swine fever in imported pork products over the Lunar New Year. His call came during a visit to Taipei’s mail processing center on Wednesday.

Taipei book fair opens online with virtual exhibits, events Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taipei book fair opens online with virtual exhibits, events

The 2021 Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) opened virtually on Tuesday, giving readers the opportunity to browse through exhibits and attend livestreamed events from the comfort of their own homes.

Large-scale events banned at TRA train stations over COVID fears Photos - New Southbound Policy

Large-scale events banned at TRA train stations over COVID fears

Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) announced Friday that it will stop leasing train station main halls across the country as event venues, with immediate effect, as part of the nation’s renewed efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.

The 2021 Taiwan Lantern Festival has been cancelled due to the Central Government’s ongoing efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 Photos - New Southbound Policy

The 2021 Taiwan Lantern Festival has been cancelled due to the Central Government’s ongoing efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19

The 2021 Taiwan Lantern Festival, co-organized by the Tourism Bureau, Ministry of Transportation & Communications (MOTC) and the Hsinchu City Government, has been cancelled in light of new developments related to the COVID-19 epidemic.

Taiwanese badminton ace reaches quarterfinals at Toyota Thailand Open Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwanese badminton ace reaches quarterfinals at Toyota Thailand Open

World No. 1 female badminton player Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) of Taiwan advanced to the quarterfinals of the Toyota Thailand Open in Bangkok on Thursday, after easily defeating her Indonesian competitor.

Taipei International Book Exhibition to take place online

Taiwan’s Ministry of Culture says that the 2021 Taipei International Book Exhibition will take place online due to fears of COVID-19. This came after Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center asked organizers of large-scale events to consider cancellation.

CIP launches 3 translations of books on Austronesian history, culture Photos - New Southbound Policy

CIP launches 3 translations of books on Austronesian history, culture

The Cabinet-level Council of Indigenous Peoples published three Chinese-language translations of books spotlighting Austronesian history and culture Jan. 17 in Taipei City, underscoring government efforts to deepen Taiwan’s ties with its Indo-Pacific partners.

Taiwan Lantern Festival set for Kaohsiung in 2022, Taipei in 2023 Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan Lantern Festival set for Kaohsiung in 2022, Taipei in 2023

Kaohsiung and Taipei Cities have been selected to host the Taiwan Lantern Festival in 2022 and 2023, respectively, the Tourism Bureau under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications said Jan. 14.

Indonesia postpones new migrant labor policy

The Indonesian government has postponed a new migrant labor policy that would have meant Taiwanese employers pay more of their employees’ recruitment fees. The policy was meant to come into force today, but the government has delayed it until July 15. It says this is because local governments have not finished planning their budgets.

Establish the Global Influence by a new generation of academic research Photos - New Southbound Policy

Establish the Global Influence by a new generation of academic research

The Executive Yuan 11th National Science and Technology Conference ended successfully in December 2020. There are many important consensuses of topic in conclusion. In the aspect of “Talent and Value Creation”, the consensus focus on to develop human capital and to cultivate the international talents in key fields. The policy goal is to outline technology vision of Taiwan including innovation, inclusiveness, and sustainability.

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