The 2020 Taipei Marathon kicked off in the morning of December 20. Mayor Ko Wen-je sounded the starting pistol as roughly 28,000 moved forth from the starting line amidst low temperature and a light drizzle.
On December 10, Mayor Ko Wen-je and New Taipei City Mayor Hou Yu-ih attended the signing ceremony at Songshan Cultural and Creative Park to finalize the municipalities’ hosting of the 2025 World Masters Games.
Taiwan's capital Taipei will share the city's innovative responses to the COVID-19 pandemic with a global audience when it attends the first-ever 'Open House Worldwide,' a free 48-hour streamed festival that addresses important issues facing built environments, next month.
Taipei and New Taipei have won a joint bid to host the 2025 edition of the World Masters Games, beating out Paris, France and Perth, Australia.
The Education Department of New Taipei Government has hosted interpretation training programs since 2009. As of the end of 2019, a total of 575 interpreters had joined the program. This year, the Education Department is expected to open online registration for the interpreter training program on September 30. The program will be held from Nov. 1-Nov. 29 at the National Dingxi Elementary School.
Hundreds of people wearing colorful costumes and smiling masks of all sizes paraded through the streets of downtown Taipei on Sunday to celebrate one of the Philippine's most joyous festivals. The Taipei Masskara Festival took the form of a parade of some 1,200 people from St. Christopher's Church, along Zhongshan North Road, and Nong'an and Shuangcheng streets, to Qingguang park.
Tainan is one of the main masks suppliers in Taiwan. Since Taiwan's ban on mask exports was lifted in June, it's believed that more and more demands will soon come from the international community, Mayor Huang stated.
GO SMART, the global smart city platform chaired by Taipei City, held the technological conversation on epidemic prevention on April 29th, 2020. In this unprecedented and challenging time, governments around the world have sought help to tackle COVID-19 as it spreads across the world, and companies have innovated great solutions or products to help in the fight as well.
As the Covid-19 cases continue to surge, and clusters of infection occurred at migrant workers' dormitories in Singapore, New Taipei City Government underwent the 46th emergency response conference on April 23. Mayor Hou You-yi has instructed the Labor Affairs Department to ask employers and migrant workers to keep a distance and build correct disease control concepts.
New Taipei City held an online sharing of cities' responses on Covid-19 on April 22, attracting 11 cities from Europe and Asia and four organizations that facilitating international exchanges, including UCLG、UCLG ASPAC、GSEF、and GO SMART.