Taiwan-Myanmar economic ties are scaling new heights on the back of growing direct investment. In mid-May, around 1,200 corporate representatives, entrepreneurs and government officials gathered in Myanmar’s commercial capital for the Yangon Investment Forum.
Tasty Taiwan, a fair spotlighting the nation’s produce and halal food products, kicked off June 28 in Kuala Lumpur as part of government efforts to expand trade with emerging Muslim markets.
Taiwan Tech Arena led 28 startups that are supported by the programs of MoST, showcasing their innovative tech solutions in Innovfest Unbound, the biggest innovation event in SEA from 6/27 to 6/28, bringing many startups into the spotlight.
Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) held “2019 APEC IncluNext Week” with the themes of “Inclusive Growth” and “Next-Generation Innovation”, consisting of “APEC Local Innovation Ecosystem Forum” and “APEC SME O2O Summit”, from June 24 to 27 at the Cathay Financial Conference Hall in Taipei.
A Taiwan-EU workshop on gender mainstreaming got underway June 24 in Taipei City, underscoring the commitment of both sides to advancing awareness of the important public policy concept.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Local Innovation Ecosystem Forum concluded June 25 in Taipei City, boosting exchanges among member economies on new approaches to urban-rural development.
The second Taiwan-India forum for university directors, presidents and vice chancellors concluded June 22 in the South Asian country, strengthening higher education cooperation between the two sides.
It is now easier for tourists and travel agents to get the latest information about one of the most exciting, up and coming travel destinations, with the official opening of New Zealand’s first Taiwan Tourism Information Centre.
When attending the 2019 Eid al-Fitr Celebration in Taipei and Muslim Festival on June 9, Mayor Ko Wen-je commented that Taiwan’s government has proactively promoted the New Southbound Policy, and there is tremendous Muslim market potential in many Southeast Asian countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei.
The Promoting International Collaboration of Earth Sciences and Smart Disaster Reduction in Southeast Asia conference wrapped up June 10 in Taipei City, strengthening regional cooperation across such areas as environmental adaption and risk assessment.