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MOC touts poetry collection for boosting Taiwan-Vietnam literary exchanges Photos - New Southbound Policy

MOC touts poetry collection for boosting Taiwan-Vietnam literary exchanges

A collection of poems by Taiwan author Wu Sheng translated into Vietnamese is helping enhance cultural and literary exchanges with the Southeast Asian country, according to the Ministry of Culture March 8.

Amis painter Yosifu captures beauty, richness of Taiwan indigenous culture Photos - New Southbound Policy

Amis painter Yosifu captures beauty, richness of Taiwan indigenous culture

Among the scores of Puyuma express trains traveling between Taipei City and Hualien and Taitung counties on Taiwan’s eastern coast, one stands out for livery featuring vibrant depictions of indigenous people. The eye-catching illustrations are the work of Yosifu, a painter from the Amis tribe.

Taiwan, Singapore team up on smart technology development Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan, Singapore team up on smart technology development

Tainan City-based National Cheng Kung University and Singapore Technologies Engineering Electronics Ltd. concluded a memorandum of understanding on smart technology development March 7 in southern Taiwan.

Young ambassadors sought for service in Southeast Asia, Pacific Photos - New Southbound Policy

Young ambassadors sought for service in Southeast Asia, Pacific

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is now recruiting people for its youth ambassador program to help build closer ties with countries in the Pacific, Southeast Asia, and South Asia, it said Tuesday.

Taiwan rated as ‘free’ by Freedom House for 21 years running Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan rated as ‘free’ by Freedom House for 21 years running

Taiwan is rated as “free” in the 2019 Freedom in the World report, the 21st consecutive year for the country to achieve the classification, in the annual assessment produced by U.S.-based nongovernmental organization Freedom House.

Tsai inaugurates driverless vehicle testing center in Tainan Photos - New Southbound Policy

Tsai inaugurates driverless vehicle testing center in Tainan

President Tsai Ing-wen said Feb. 25 that the opening of a driverless vehicle testing site in southern Taiwan’s Tainan City marks a milestone in efforts to foster technological development in the key emerging sector.

Taiwan boosts science, technology cooperation with Australia, Sri Lanka Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan boosts science, technology cooperation with Australia, Sri Lanka

A memorandum of understanding on semiconductor development, innovation and production was recently signed by Taipei City-headquartered National Applied Research Laboratories and Melbourne-based Australian National Fabrication Facility.

Taiwan listed as top Asian country for gender rights: report Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan listed as top Asian country for gender rights: report

Taiwan is the top country in Asia in terms of giving women and men equal rights under the law, according to a women's empowerment study released recently by the World Bank.

Reporters Without Borders to set up Taiwan chapter Photos - New Southbound Policy

Reporters Without Borders to set up Taiwan chapter

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is set to launch a Taiwan chapter with the aim of deepening collaboration with public and private sector institutions and strengthening local advisory and research work, according to the global press freedom watchdog Feb. 25.

Taiwan’s sports universities provide athletes with top-class degrees, training Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taiwan’s sports universities provide athletes with top-class degrees, training

Taiwan won 17 gold, 19 silver and 31 bronze medals at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, marking its best result at the event for two decades and placing it seventh among the 45 participating countries and territories. From this haul, 15 medals went to students at National Taiwan Sport University in the northern city of Taoyuan, the country’s foremost tertiary institution for cultivating elite competitors and promoting related research.

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