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Muslim-friendly Taiwan embraces religious diversity Photos - New Southbound Policy

Muslim-friendly Taiwan embraces religious diversity

Muslims in Taiwan may be a religious minority, but they enjoy full societal participation free from discrimination in education, employment and political participation thanks to the efforts of public and private organizations dedicated to creating a welcoming environment. Today, men donning skullcaps and women wearing headscarves can move freely in public without attracting undue attention.

CORONAVIRUS/One new imported COVID-19 case brings total in Taiwan to 507

Taiwan recorded one new imported case of COVID-19 infection on Sunday, bringing its total number to 507 since the first one was recorded on Jan. 21, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).

Rare flight brings new hope to long-idle Hengchun Airport

A Philippine carrier has flown the first civilian flight to Hengchun Airport in six years, a test flight that has raised hopes among county officials that the long-idle airport could still prove viable in the future.

Taipei ranked eighth smartest city in global index

Taipei is the eighth smartest city in the world, according to an index published by the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) on Thursday.

Co-produced TV shows airing in 4 NSP target countries spotlighted by MOFA Photos - New Southbound Policy

Co-produced TV shows airing in 4 NSP target countries spotlighted by MOFA

Four TV shows showcasing Taiwan’s cultural, social and technological highlights are being broadcast in New Southbound Policy target countries, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sept. 15 in Taipei City.

Allies expected to back Taiwan’s UN bid at General Assembly

Taiwan’s diplomatic allies are expected to speak in favor of the country’s bid to join the United Nations at this year’s UN General Assembly session, which kicked off on Tuesday.

Taiwan Food and Drug Administration holds “2020 APEC International Workshop on Food Safety and Threat from New Psychoactive Substances”, continuing to keep the analytical technology in line with international standards to prevent the spread of NPS and illegal drugs ahead

In order to prevent the spread of new psychoactive substances (NPS) and illegal drugs to protect public health, the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA), Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW), holds the “2020 APEC International Workshop on Food Safety and Threat from New Psychoactive Substances”, which has been successfully granted by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance (SCSC).

Forestry Bureau publishes 4th illustrated book on Taiwan butterflies

In the latest addition to its ongoing series of books on the butterflies of Taiwan, the Forestry Bureau last week published a fourth volume that covers over 100 species of Lycaenidae, also called gossamer-winged butterflies.

Kaohsiung arts center wins U.S. architecture award

The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, also known as Weiwuying, was among six works of architecture in Taiwan honored at the 2020 International Architecture Awards, the museum said Sunday.

Contact tracing, quarantine keys in COVID-19 fight: ex-VP told CNN

Stringent contact tracing and quarantine measures were more effective than locking down cities in containing the spread of COVID-19, former Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) told CNN on Sunday.

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