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Tsai, people of Taiwan honored for promoting democracy, human rights at India literary prize Photos - New Southbound Policy

Tsai, people of Taiwan honored for promoting democracy, human rights at India literary prize

President Tsai Ing-wen and the people of Taiwan were awarded the Social Achievement honor April 23 at India’s Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize in recognition of their efforts to advance democracy, freedom and human rights.

CIP touts Maori cultural exchanges Photos - New Southbound Policy

CIP touts Maori cultural exchanges

Council of Indigenous Peoples Minister Icyang Parod met with Te Ururoa Flavell, CEO of Maori tertiary institution Te Wananga o Aotearoa and former New Zealand minister of Maori development, at the CIP April 22 in New Taipei City to discuss cultural exchanges between the two sides.

Taiwan opens beauty-cosmetics pop-up store in Kuala Lumpur Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan opens beauty-cosmetics pop-up store in Kuala Lumpur

A group of Taiwanese beauty and cosmetics vendors have opened a pop-up store in a shopping mall in downturn Kuala Lumpur in a bid to impress Malaysian consumers there and eventually boost exports.

Southeast Asian visitor numbers to Taiwan hit record high in 2018 Photos - New Southbound Policy

Southeast Asian visitor numbers to Taiwan hit record high in 2018

The number of Southeast Asian visitors to Taiwan rose 13.8 percent to a record 2.42 million last year, spotlighting the success of the government’s New Southbound Policy, the Ministry of the Interior said April 17.

Taipei works with TAH to boost number of Muslim-friendly hospitals Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taipei works with TAH to boost number of Muslim-friendly hospitals

Taipei is working with Taiwan Adventist Hospital to increase the number of Muslim-friendly medical centers in the metropolis as part of its efforts to provide a welcoming environment for Muslim residents and visitors, according to the city government April 15.

Badminton world No. 1 Tai wins Singapore Open women’s singles Photos - New Southbound Policy

Badminton world No. 1 Tai wins Singapore Open women’s singles

Badminton World No. 1 Tai Tzu-ying of Taiwan retained her women’s singles title at the Singapore Open April 14, overcoming Nozomi Okuhara of Japan to claim the lion’s share of the total US$355,000 in prize money.

Mazu pilgrimages spotlight Taiwan’s rich religious traditions Photos - New Southbound Policy

Mazu pilgrimages spotlight Taiwan’s rich religious traditions

Every spring, throngs of worshippers parade through cities and counties across Taiwan alongside palanquins bearing statues of Mazu, goddess of the sea. These pilgrimages are among the most anticipated annual religious events in the country, drawing large numbers of revelers and curious onlookers from home and abroad.

Badminton world No. 1 Tai retains Malaysia Open women’s singles title Photos - New Southbound Policy

Badminton world No. 1 Tai retains Malaysia Open women’s singles title

Badminton World No. 1 Tai Tzu-ying of Taiwan retained her women’s singles title at the Malaysia Open 2019 April 7 in Kuala Lumpur, overcoming Akane Yamaguchi of Japan to claim the champion’s purse of US$49,000.

Ms. Trevina Schwarz, acting vice mayor of Logan City, Australia, led the city government team to visit Taoyuan city government Photos - New Southbound Policy

Ms. Trevina Schwarz, acting vice mayor of Logan City, Australia, led the city government team to visit Taoyuan city government

Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-Tsan met the visiting group led by Ms. Trevina Schwarz, acting vice mayor of Logan City, Australia, at the city government hall on March 29. Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-Tsan stated this year was the 24th year after Taoyuan City and Logan City became sister cities. The communication between these two cities became active in the past 2 years ago. Logan City was in Queensland Province, Australia and close to Brisbane. The city was an emerging city in residence, transpo

12th Asian Airgun Championship gets underway in Taoyuan Photos - New Southbound Policy

12th Asian Airgun Championship gets underway in Taoyuan

The 12th Asian Airgun Championship is underway at the National Shooting Training Base-Gongxi Shooting Range in Taoyuan City, northern Taiwan.

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