The "serious special epidemic pneumonia (referred to as the Wuhan pneumonia)" hasn't eased, so the government called on the public to practice regular hand-washing and carry out epidemic prevention together.
To strengthen the publicity of epidemic prevention to migrant workers, Taipei City Foreign and Disabled Labor Office particularly visited the Indonesian food street in Taipei Station to give away flyers of epidemic prevention to more than 10 restaurant owners on Feb. 21. and asked them to distribute the flyers to foreign customers.
Taipei, Jan. 31 (CNA) Philippine box office record-breaking romantic drama "Hello, Love, Goodbye" is heading back to Taiwan on Valentine's Day as the first Filipino film ever to be screened at VieShow Cinemas, one of the largest movie outlets in Taiwan, according to a statement released by Filipino media and entertainment group ABS-CBN Friday.
To help settle disputes between migrant workers and their employers, Taipei City has launched the professional mediator system in 2018 with professional lawyers as mediators. In 2019, a total of 179 mediation meetings were held, successfully resolving at least 85% of the disputes.
Filipinos in Taipei donned colorful costumes Sunday to celebrate a Catholic festival, the Sinulog, which was imported from their home country and is observed annually on the third Sunday of January. More than 200 Catholics, mostly Filipinos, gathered at St. Christopher's Church (SCC) in Taipei for the Sinulog Festival that takes the form of a ritual prayer-dance in honor of Senor Santo Nino -- the Catholic title of the Child Jesus in the Philippines.
New Taipei City has 98,851 migrant workers, of which in-home caregivers account for 40% (more than 39,000 people). To improve the nursing skills of in-home caregivers, New Taipei City initiated the first "home-based guidance for foreign caregivers' skills service" combining the resources of the long-term care center in 2017.
To pass down the culture of the Lantern Festival, Taichung Der Whau Primary School holds a "painting lantern festival" activity and invites new resident parents and their children to participate. Department of Education of Taichung City Government states that new resident families express the feelings and blessings to their friends and relatives in their hometown and welcome the Lantern Festival through painting the sceneries of the hometown and cultural relics on lanterns.
Year-End Dinner of "Vietnamese Cultural Campus in Chiayi", Director Ruan Jinhong Invites Outlanders to Reunite
A Vietnamese documentary director, Ruan Jinhong and Mr. Cai Chonglong and his wife have initiated "Khuôn viên văn hoá Việt Nam" (Vietnamese Cultural Campus in Chiayi) and will be holding a " Year-end appreciation dinner of Vietnamese cultural campus in Chiayi" that new residents, migrant workers, their second-generation children are invited to reunite, enjoy Taiwan's unique roadside banquets prepared by Taiwanese chiefs, and share their stories of the year.
Mayor Huang Weizhe indicates that Tainan City Government has comprehensively focused on relevant regulations that enterprises care and concern for migrant workers. It is hoped that employers will be able to understand how difficult for migrant workers to work in a foreign country. Enterprises have the responsibility to provide a safe working and living environment, and the city government is also responsible for strictly checking on it.
Hsinchu County's Brilliant Flag Raising Ceremony on 1/1, New Residents Lauded for Integrating into Society
Hsinchu County Government held the "Hsinchu County Flag Raising Ceremony in 2020" that was themed with "all five arrows creating the glory" on January 1 at the square of the city government.