Indonesian state-owned Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) said Sunday that it has distributed thousands of surgical face masks for Indonesian migrant workers in Taiwan in an effort to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Of that number, 2,000 pieces were distributed to Indonesian migrant workers in Tainan that day, BNI said.
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.
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.