2019 Asia Pacific Cities Summit and Mayors' Forum will place in Brisbane, Australia from July 7 to 10, and Taichung City Deputy Mayor Bruce Linghu has been invited to participate in the event on behalf of Mayor Shiow-yen Lu, where he met with representatives from Taichung's sister city Auckland (New Zealand), Uvs Province (Mongolia), Government of Queensland, Busan (South Korea), and Ichikawa City (Chiba Prefecture, Japan) to discuss collaborations between cities.
The 2019 Asia Pacific Cities Summit and Mayors' Forum will place in Brisbane, Australia from July 7 to 10, and Taichung City Deputy Mayor Bruce Linghu has been invited to participate in the event. Today (8th), he signed an MOU on international exchange with Brisbane Mayor Adrian Schrinner to promote exchanges and collaboration between the 2 cities in areas such as innovation development, investment, sports, education, tourism, and disaster management.
In order to strengthen the promotion for the Thai tourist market and enhance the city's popularity, the Department of Information and Tourism, Taipei City Government specially invited “Mint”, the owner of Facebook fanpage with over million fans, a YouTuber who has followers more than 330,000 people and also one of Thailand's top five tourism bloggers, to travel in Taipei and shoot a promotional video.
Taipei policies for new residents are included in the new service system for migrant workers that will be launched this July.
In order to build a friendly city for migrants, the Department of Labor of the Taipei City Government has developed and consolidated many working teams to implement the social policies for migrant care workers. The main areas of action of this new care system include labor protection, skills training and care resources. This new system will be launched this July.
Taipei City Assists Businesses to Take Up Demographic Dividend Opportunity in Malaysia and Break Into Penang!
The Taipei City Government will exhibit in the Taiwan Expo in Malaysia as “Taipei Your Partner Pavilion” for the second year this year (2019) in order to develop the Malaysian market. The exhibition will open at the Setia SPICE Convention Centre on 5th July for two days, where 16 businesses from Taipei City have been invited by the City Government to take part.
For the second year in a row, Taipei City Government has continued to tap into the Malaysian market by participating in the Taiwan Expo 2019 in Malaysia with the Taipei Your Partner Pavilion. The event is slated to kick off on July 5 at the Setia SPICE Convention Centre in Penang.
Southbound Development of Taipei MICE – Promoting Taipei’s Outstanding MICE Qualities to MICE Operators in Malaysia, Vietnam, and the Philippines
To promote Taipei’s exceptional MICE attributes and to support the government’s New Southbound Policy, the Department of Information and Tourism (TPEDOIT) once again participated in the Bureau of Foreign Trade of MOEA’s Taiwan’s MICE Promotion Program (Meet Taiwan) promotion delegation this year, visiting 3 countries including Malaysia, Vietnam, and the Philippines to organize promotional campaigns and briefings.
On the evening of June 14, 2019, a panel discussion on the Future of Asian Cities was held at Hilton Singapore, where 150 city representatives, corporations, and youth leaders from 15 countries gathered to discuss shared issues of Asian cities.
When attending the 2019 Eid al-Fitr Celebration in Taipei and Muslim Festival on June 9, Mayor Ko Wen-je commented that Taiwan’s government has proactively promoted the New Southbound Policy, and there is tremendous Muslim market potential in many Southeast Asian countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei.
Mayor Attends Taiwan Pencak Silat National Championship, Comments that Indonesian Culture has Enriched Cultural Diversity in Taiwan
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je attended the opening ceremony of the 2019 Pencak Silat National Championship and Charity Performance in the morning of June 9.