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Mazu pilgrimages spotlight Taiwan’s rich religious traditions Photos - New Southbound Policy

Mazu pilgrimages spotlight Taiwan’s rich religious traditions

Every spring, throngs of worshippers parade through cities and counties across Taiwan alongside palanquins bearing statues of Mazu, goddess of the sea. These pilgrimages are among the most anticipated annual religious events in the country, drawing large numbers of revelers and curious onlookers from home and abroad.

Indonesian migrant workers to Participate in Overseas Presidential Voting Photos - New Southbound Policy

Indonesian migrant workers to Participate in Overseas Presidential Voting

Taipei City calls upon all local employers of Indonesian migrant workers to grant them time off to vote.
Indonesia’s Presidential Election, which takes place once every 6 years, will be held on April 17, 2019.overseas voting for Indonesians in Taiwan has been scheduled for April 14 (Sunday). The Department of Labor (DOL) has specially called upon the employers to give migrant workers some time off so they could cast their votes and take part in the momentous democratic election.

2019 Taiwan gourmet cuisine promotion launched in Taipei Photos - New Southbound Policy

2019 Taiwan gourmet cuisine promotion launched in Taipei

The 2019 Taiwan gourmet cuisine promotion was launched March 19 in Taipei City, underscoring the commitment of the government to sharing the country’s distinct food culture with the world.

Registration for the 2019 Information Session on Trademark Laws starts now

On April 9, 16, 11, and 12, in Taipei, Taichung, Tainan and Kaohsiung, TIPO will hold the 2019 Information Session on Trademark Laws. All members of the public are encouraged to take part.

Registration for the 2019 Seminar on Reasonable Confidentiality Measures for Trade Secrets starts now

To assist businesses in establishing reasonable confidentiality measures so as to protect trade secrets while ensuring a competitive advantage, TIPO and the Taiwan Association for Trade Secrets Protection (TTSP) hold three seminars on appropriate confidentiality measures in Taipei (Feb 26), Taichung (March 8), and Tainan (April 3).

Tour de Taiwan kicks off in Taipei Photos - New Southbound Policy

Tour de Taiwan kicks off in Taipei

Tour de Taiwan, the nation’s top professional cycling event and part of the Union Cycliste Internationale Asia Tour, kicked off March 17 in Taipei City.

Presidential Hackathon kicks off

The Executive Yuan’s Office of Science and Technology on Sunday announced the start of the second-ever Presidential Hackathon, this year exploring the theme “smart nation.”

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.

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.

Taipei International Machine Tool Show kicks off with record number of exhibitors Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taipei International Machine Tool Show kicks off with record number of exhibitors

The Taipei International Machine Tool Show kicked off March 4, with a record 1,230 local and overseas exhibitors showcasing the latest manufacturing technologies at about 7,000 booths, according to co-organizer Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA).

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