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Unveiled the Taiwan Lantern Festival Street Party and Parade to welcome our guests

The Taiwan Lantern Festival was unveiled in DaPeng Bay of Donggang, Pingtung, on February 19 by a grand opening ceremony. Fourteen teams from Mie-Ken, Kochi-Ken, and Hokkaido of Japan, the Philippines, Vietnam, and Hakka people and aboriginal people of Taiwan participated in the street party and parade at 2 pm along GuangFu Road of Donggang. The street was alive with the vibrant rhythm of Taiko and passionate dance of the performers. All performing teams showed their best skills in the street pa

MOI minister meets 2G migrant goodwill ambassadors, pledges to promote Taiwan’s multiculturalism Photos - New Southbound Policy

MOI minister meets 2G migrant goodwill ambassadors, pledges to promote Taiwan’s multiculturalism

A meeting between Interior Minister Hsu Kuo-yung and 13 second-generation migrant goodwill ambassadors took place Jan. 26 in Taipei City, underscoring the commitment of the government to building a more friendly and inclusive society for Taiwan’s new arrivals.

New Taipei bookmobile now carrying books from 6 SE Asian countries Photos - New Southbound Policy

New Taipei bookmobile now carrying books from 6 SE Asian countries

New Taipei City Library on Friday announced that its bookmobile will offer books and magazines in the languages of six Southeast Asian countries from that day.

Japanese, Turkish, and Malaysian Uncle join hands to take you for a food trip Photos - New Southbound Policy

Japanese, Turkish, and Malaysian Uncle join hands to take you for a food trip

“In Hsinchu” magazine’s newest release is coming! In the 8th issue, three foreigners living in Hsinchu will embark on a journey full of “local” exotic cuisine. With their professional experiences and their unique perspectives, the three chefs will invite their readers to a vivid journey bloomed with a myriad of tastes.

Labor Commissioner Visits Night Markets, Advices Prudence in Hiring Foreigners Photos - New Southbound Policy

Labor Commissioner Visits Night Markets, Advices Prudence in Hiring Foreigners

On November 25, Labor Commissioner Chen Hsin-yu led a team from the Department of Labor (DOL) on a visit to 3 major night markets – Linjiang, Ningxia, and Raohe – in Taipei. The purpose of the trip is to remind vendors and businesses to exercise cautiousness when hiring foreign workers.

Mayor: Water Lantern Festival Promotes Cultural Exchange, Boosts Taipei’s Profile Photos - New Southbound Policy

Mayor: Water Lantern Festival Promotes Cultural Exchange, Boosts Taipei’s Profile

On November 22, Mayor Ko Wen-je attended the 2020 Water Lantern Festival near the Rainbow Bridge in Songshan District. He joined the representatives of Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia at the Xikou Wharf to release the floating lanterns with kids of new immigrant descent.

A big day of culture and training in Taipei for Indonesian workers

Traditional cultural shows and skills training classes kicked off in Taipei on Sunday at two Indonesian migrant worker events that attracted hundreds of participants from across Taiwan.

New Taipei City's language courses for new immigrants hit highest record of Taiwan Photos - New Southbound Policy

New Taipei City's language courses for new immigrants hit highest record of Taiwan

New immigrant language courses have been included in the 108th Curriculum Guideline for two years. The Education Department of New Taipei City Government has completed the 109th guideline and 700 new immigrant language courses.

New IFI Network launched to provide friendly access to information for new immigrants

The National Immigration Agency (NIA) has collaborated with various governmental units to launch a more high-quality IFI Network, offering information of seven languages, including Chinese, English, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Thai, Burmese, and Cambodian. The NIA will host a press conference at 2 p.m on August 29 at the lobby of Taipei Main Station and invite public and private units to join.

Nantou invites new immigrants to explore Vietnamese culture together Photos - New Southbound Policy

Nantou invites new immigrants to explore Vietnamese culture together

The Cultural Affairs Bureau of Nantou County Government has commissioned Nantou Speaker (南投縣國際演講協會) to host a cultural experience event and invite new immigrants to understand Vietnamese traditional customs, such as Vietnamese lanterns.

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