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Christmas event aimed at breaking barriers for migrant fishermen Photos - New Southbound Policy

Christmas event aimed at breaking barriers for migrant fishermen

Migrant fishermen are in for a treat this festive season as they have been invited to a Christmas celebration in Yilan County's Su'ao Township as part of efforts to ensure that they are not marginalized, the organizers said Thursday.

Cosplay contest for Filipino migrant workers to be held in Hsinchu Photos - New Southbound Policy

Cosplay contest for Filipino migrant workers to be held in Hsinchu

Migrant workers' dressed as characters in comics and online games will take center stage this month at a cosplay competition in Hsinchu City, the organizers said Tuesday.

Weekend fair to feature immigrant women in startup businesses Photos - New Southbound Policy

Weekend fair to feature immigrant women in startup businesses

Immigrant women in Taiwan who are running startup businesses or aspire to do so will take center stage this weekend at a fair in Taipei, the Foundation for Women's Rights Promotion and Development, which is hosting the event, said Wednesday.

Filipino Christmas celebrations to kick off Sunday in Taoyuan Photos - New Southbound Policy

Filipino Christmas celebrations to kick off Sunday in Taoyuan

The Philippine representative office will host a Christmas celebration in Taoyuan on Sunday to spread festive cheer for Filipinos in Taiwan with prizes, cultural presentations and a performance by a special celebrity guest from the Philippines.

Children of immigrants break down cultural barriers at Sunday show Photos - New Southbound Policy

Children of immigrants break down cultural barriers at Sunday show

Close to 90 children from new immigrant families showcased their talents and skills at a presentation in Taipei on Sunday that validated classes held by local foundations designed to help them avoid being marginalized.

The End of the Year Performance: The Children of the New Resident of New Taipei City Presenting a New Cultural Strength Photos - New Southbound Policy

The End of the Year Performance: The Children of the New Resident of New Taipei City Presenting a New Cultural Strength

Department of Education of Taipei City Government held an activity called “ 108 Educational Achievements Awards and The End of the Year Performance for the New Resident’s Children” on November 30 at YouHua High School next to the Beitou MRT Station.

Experience Game Culture in Asia on the International Migrants Day Photos - New Southbound Policy

Experience Game Culture in Asia on the International Migrants Day

Have you ever thought of that the shuttlecock from Vietnam can be bounced up to the second floor? And, do you know that Congklak from Malaysia is one of the oldest games in the world? Also, Sepak Takraw is one the most iconic game from South East Asia.

Second batch of medical interpreters for immigrants complete training Photos - New Southbound Policy

Second batch of medical interpreters for immigrants complete training

Twenty-six interpreters graduated recently from a training program offered by the New Taipei government with the goal of facilitating better communication between healthcare professionals and migrant workers who require psychological counseling, a labor official in the city said Thursday.

Taichung Calls for Foreign Worker Roll Model Selection Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taichung Calls for Foreign Worker Roll Model Selection

Foreign workers have been helping a lot filling in Taiwan’s lack of labour force. Over these years, they are the backbone of Taiwan’s economy. The number of the foreign worker in Taichung is 110 thousand following by Taoyuan.

 Filipino bands to rock out in year-end Hsinchu County competition Photos - New Southbound Policy

Filipino bands to rock out in year-end Hsinchu County competition

Local and Philippine community members in Hsinchu County are collaborating to hold a year-end battle of the bands competition next month, in which groups formed by overseas Filipino workers will take the stage in the county's Hukou Township, the organizers said Wednesday.

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