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Taiwan, Malaysia musicians to hold joint bash in Kuala Lumpur Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan, Malaysia musicians to hold joint bash in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, Aug. 20 (CNA) Musicians from Taiwan and Malaysia are teaming up again in a second edition of the "Taiwan X Malaysia Musician Exchange" later this month in Kuala Lumpur, the Ministry of Culture (MOC) said Tuesday.

Taiwan tourism revenue soars to new high in Q2 Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan tourism revenue soars to new high in Q2

Taipei, Aug. 20 (CNA) Taiwan's tourism revenue reached a quarterly record of US$3.96 billion in the second quarter of the year, the country's central bank reported Tuesday. Bank officials attributed the new quarterly high mainly to a large growth in tourist arrivals and an increase in spending by visitors.

Fresh Taiwan’ initiative to highlight the best of Taiwanese design Photos - New Southbound Policy

Fresh Taiwan’ initiative to highlight the best of Taiwanese design

The Ministry of Culture's "Fresh Taiwan" initiative has selected 22 operators of premium creative brands to join its 2019 delegation for international lifestyle trade fairs such as NY NOW, Maison & Objet Paris, and Style Bangkok, which will respectively take place in August, November, and October this year. The annual initiative helps such Taiwanese operators make their foray into American, European, and Southeast Asian markets.

Mumbai train to promote Taiwan tourism Photos - New Southbound Policy

Mumbai train to promote Taiwan tourism

The Taiwan Tourism Bureau has partnered with a metro system in India to promote Taiwan as a travel destination. The special Mumbai Metro train is to be decorated with famous sites from Taiwan. It will run this month in conjunction with India’s Independence Day.

Taiwan’s Presidential Office launches trailblazing sleepover promotion Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan’s Presidential Office launches trailblazing sleepover promotion

A trailblazing sleepover promotion affording international visitors the opportunity to experience firsthand Taiwan’s historic Presidential Office Building was launched Aug. 12 in Taipei City.

Taiwan wins gold at 2019 Asian Men’s U23 Volleyball Championship Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan wins gold at 2019 Asian Men’s U23 Volleyball Championship

Taiwan overcame a spirited India to claim its first gold in the Asian Men’s U23 Volleyball Championship Aug. 11 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.

Presidential Office to allow international visitors to stay overnight Photos - New Southbound Policy

Presidential Office to allow international visitors to stay overnight

Taipei, Aug. 12 (CNA) From Monday foreign nationals can apply to stay overnight, free of charge, in Taiwan's century-old Presidential Office building, enabling them to experience first-hand the country's world-renowned democracy, the office announced that day.

The 2019 Overseas Youth English Teaching Volunteer Service Program in Taiwan helps children in rural areas learn English Photos - New Southbound Policy

The 2019 Overseas Youth English Teaching Volunteer Service Program in Taiwan helps children in rural areas learn English

The closing ceremony and farewell dinner for the 2019 Overseas Youth English Teaching Volunteer Service Program in Taiwan were held on July 26. 546 young volunteers from the US, Canada, UK and Australia received the Certificate of Volunteer Service from Overseas Community Affairs Council (OCAC) Vice Minister Roy Yuan-Rong Leu.

Taiwan stages APEC conference on medical information sharing Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan stages APEC conference on medical information sharing

An Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference on medical information sharing wrapped up Aug. 9 in Taipei City, spotlighting the government’s success in advancing APEC health and well-being initiatives.

Taiwan health care system ranked first by online business magazine Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan health care system ranked first by online business magazine

Taipei, Aug. 8 (CNA) Taiwan's health care system has been ranked best in the world out of 89 countries surveyed, according to the 2019 Health Care Index compiled by CEOWORLD, an online business magazine and news site.

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