The Taiwan Studies Project is set to expand into Malaysia via a literary initiative with Kuala Lumpur-based University of Malaya, according to the Ministry of Education May 6.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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 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
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