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Traditional floral design blossoms in Taiwan Photos - New Southbound Policy

Traditional floral design blossoms in Taiwan

In contrast to the bold colors and loud displays of Western floral arrangements, Eastern designs are inspired by the delicate brushwork of calligraphy. The aim is to present a poetic sense of stillness and elegance.

Taoyuan wins international award for migrant worker program Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taoyuan wins international award for migrant worker program

Taoyuan City, northern Taiwan, won the Best Practice in Citizen Participation award from the International Observatory on Participatory Democracy Nov. 27 in Barcelona for a program to help empower migrant workers.

Taoyuan wins international award for citizen participation program Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taoyuan wins international award for citizen participation program

Taoyuan has won an international award for a program it initiated in 2017 to promote societal integration of migrant workers, the city's Department of Labor said Wednesday.

Sea of Flowers festival to kick off in Taichung Photos - New Southbound Policy

Sea of Flowers festival to kick off in Taichung

The Sea of Flowers festival is set to kick off Dec. 1 in central Taiwan’s Taichung City, showcasing a diverse variety of locally cultivated blossoms and produce.

TED Ambassadors embark on walking tour of Old Taipei Photos - New Southbound Policy

TED Ambassadors embark on walking tour of Old Taipei

To showcase the cultural and historic heritage of Taiwan's capital city, the National Taiwan Museum played host to 12 TED speakers who were in Taipei for the TEDxAmbassadors Meetup 2018 program.

Flora expo opens in Taichung with declaration for sustainability Photos - New Southbound Policy

Flora expo opens in Taichung with declaration for sustainability

The Taichung World Flora Exposition opened Saturday with the city's "Taichung Declaration" for sustainable growth returning home after being signed by countries and international organizations around the world.

Taichung World Flora Expo to open with performing arts extravaganza Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taichung World Flora Expo to open with performing arts extravaganza

A three-day festival with shows staged by 37 leading acts from home and abroad, including an indigenous prayer ceremony and a Maori dance, will mark the opening of the 2018 Taichung World Flora Exposition Nov. 3 in the central Taiwan metropolis.

Global Harbor Cities Forum wraps up in Kaohsiung Photos - New Southbound Policy

Global Harbor Cities Forum wraps up in Kaohsiung

Mayors and representatives from 38 harbor cities worldwide pledged Sept. 27 in Kaohsiung to pursue the sustainable development of land and sea resources and build more livable and resilient environments that can cope with the effects of climate change.

Taichung announces plans to host Asia-Pacific youth games in 2019 Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taichung announces plans to host Asia-Pacific youth games in 2019

Taichung City plans to stage the inaugural Asia-Pacific youth games next year after the central Taiwan metropolis was stripped of its right to host the 2019 East Asian Youth Games due to political interference from China, according to the local government Sept. 3.

Taichung’s Cultural Heritage Park takes on new mission Photos - New Southbound Policy

Taichung’s Cultural Heritage Park takes on new mission

A century ago it was a Japanese distillery but today the 5.6-hectare factory complex is one of Taiwan’s most dynamic cultural centers, offering a melange of art, educational, entertainment and historical attractions within a relaxing landscape.

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