After the Taiwan Expo in Malaysia, Taipei City Government’s Department of Economic Development (DOED) has led a delegation consisting of 14 Taipei-based enterprises to attend Taiwan Expo 2019 in Indonesia; inspired by the theme of Taipei Your Partner, the exhibition pavilion combines exhibitions and online sales to promote outstanding products from Taipei to the local public and businesses.
The theme of the 2019 Taipei Poetry Festival is “The Woodpecker on the Wall”. It showcases the richness and diversification of poetry through performances, lectures, poem film competition, and book exhibition. The festival started on September 21st and runs through October 6th. The organizer invites everyone to enjoy the beauty of poetry. There are poems and singers from Japan, Germany, America, Lithuania, Singapore, and Hong Kong.
According to the mayor, the WHO has designated October 24 every year as World Polio Day. As a matter of fact, Rotary International has formed the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), World Health Organization (WHO), and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the US in 1988, dedicated to eliminating Polio from the face of the planet.
Heading to Korea to expand business opportunities! Taipei City Government’s collaboration with private industries to promote the smart city through public-private partnership has demonstrated outstanding results and garnered international recognition.
The Kinmen Tourism Department announced earlier this week that four international charter flights will fly from Brunei to Kinmen in November, as part of efforts to promote tourism to Taiwan's outlying county.
Taichung City's Enhanced Reduction of Coal Consumption gains International Recognition, Participates in the Asia-Pacific Coal-free Roundtable Meeting and receives Support
The Taichung City Government has used a principle of “Public first, private second; Major ones first, minor ones later,” to promote various coal reduction controls to improve air quality, and has been committed to making Taichung a low-carbon City.
Kaohsiung City Government held an international internet celebrities press conference at Suzuka Circuit Park on Aug. 29. Mayor Han attended the campaign and had a go-kart racing with the talented internet celebrity Cody. The event was jazzed up by one loved shiba-inu mascot named "Love Laifu.”
Taipei City Government’s Department of Economic Development (DOED) regularly holds the Taipei Entrepreneur Club Gathering to locate resources for entrepreneurs in Taipei and foster exchanges among the startups! In supporting the New Southbound Policy, the “Southbound All the Way – Key to Success” gathering was held in conjunction with the Executive Yuan’s Taiwan Start-up Hub in the afternoon of August 27.
Official Exchanges between Film and Television Industry in Taichung and Auckland – Taichung City Information Bureau Facilitates the Signing of the Strategic Alliance Agreement between Film Studios in Two Cities
Taichung engaged in its first official exchange with Film Auckland! In promoting Taichung's film and television industry, Information Bureau Director-General Huang-sheng Wu and other delegates traveled to New Zealand to meet with Auckland Tourism, Events & Economic Development (ATEED) and Kumeu Film Studios today (26th). Screen Auckland Manager Michael Brook has expressed a high-level interest in collaborating with Taichung, hoping export seasoned producer talents to Taiwan.
He suggested that the opportunity for Taipei City to promote bilingual education arose in 2016 when he visited Singapore. During his meeting with the Minister for Education and the cabinet, he asked them how Singapore became a bilingual country; hence the Minister for Education gave him a copy of the Biography of Lee Kuan Yew.