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Christmas celebration breaks barriers for migrant fishermen

Hundreds of people gathered Saturday at a church in Yilan County, northeastern Taiwan, to celebrate Christmas with the county's migrant fishermen and recognize their contributions to society.

New five-piece rock band wins Filipino battle of bands competition

A new five-piece rock band from Taoyuan Sunday won a year-end battle of the bands competition in Hsinchu County that aimed to provide exposure for up-and-coming Filipino migrant worker music groups.

Filipino winter basketball league tips off in Taichung

A winter basketball tournament for over 30 teams of Filipino players was launched in Taichung on Sunday, with hundreds of people gathering at a city park for the opening ceremony and to watch the first two games.

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.

Taoyuan International Migration Day Happy Carnival is held on the 15th to build a friendly city for Taiwanese new immigrants Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taoyuan International Migration Day Happy Carnival is held on the 15th to build a friendly city for Taiwanese new immigrants

Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-Tsan attended the "Taoyuan International Migration Day 2019 Happy Carnival" press conference in the Taoyuan City Complex Conference Hall on December 6. He said that Taoyuan City has a diverse and rich ethnic profile, while the number of new residents and foreign migrant workers has also increased year by year.

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.

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