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Taiwan eyes 77 more English teaching assistants from US for 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is looking to hire another 77 English teaching assistants (ETAs) from the U.S. in August for the 2022 academic year as the country seeks to create a better English ...

Taiwan to host 1st World Hakka Expo next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) announced on Thursday (April 7) that Taiwan will host the first-ever World Hakka Expo next year to promote Hakka culture. Su said during a ...

Japanese Artist’s Sketches of Hakka Impressions Hit Bookstores in Taiwan, Japan

Amigos Koike’s Works Illustrate Hakka VitalityTAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 1 April 2022 - Taiwan Hakka Sketchbook, a collection of works by renowned Japanese illustrator Amigos Koike while serv...

The 2nd Edition of Innovative Teacher Award Prize Presentation Ceremony and Seminars

Honouring Seven Teams of Local Teachers for Advancing Innovation in EducationHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 10 December 2021 - Riding on the momentum of last year's enthusiasm, Hong Kong Education ...

Deviant bathroom signs draw fire from Taiwanese netizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Toilet signs that were meant to be humorous have drawn criticism from the public for being inappropriate and appearing to condone sexual harassment. Photos of controver...

Conch-shaped Hakka cultural center to open at northern Taiwan port

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new Yong An Conch Culture Park, a building with a conch-shape design located in Taoyuan’s Xinwu District, will open in November. According to the Taoyuan City...

Taiwan, Japan to Jointly Promote Hakka Beauty in Post-Pandemic Era

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 15 March 2021 - Taiwan and Japan have long enjoyed close relations historically, culturally, and economically. Of Taiwan's early Hakka emigrants, many had opted for...

Taiwan to Publish Japanese Artist’s Sketches of Hakka Impressions

Amigos Koike's Works to Add to Taiwan-Japan Ties TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 15 March 2021 - To further bolster the friendship between Taiwan and Japan, the Hakka Affairs Council (HAC) invited...

Taiwan’s top 5 flower festivals

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – As you peer through the smog this weekend, it might be hard to tell, but spring is upon us and flowers are bursting into bloom across the country. With overseas trav...

10-meter horse to debut in renowned Taiwan troupe's latest performance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Paper Windmill Theatre (紙風車劇團) is kicking off "Rain Horse," a performance celebrating Hakka culture, on Friday (March 12) in Taipei. Adapted from a childr...

Chinese imperialism and Taiwan: An Austrian perspective

As someone who has both Austrian and Taiwanese heritage, there are similarities I have noticed between Adolf Hitler's attempts to unify Austria with Germany and Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Chair...

Doyen of Taiwan's nativist literature movement passes away at 96

A doyen of Taiwan's "nativist literature movement" Chung Chao-cheng (鍾肇政) passed away at his home in Taoyuan City Saturday, according to his family. He was 96. Chung's son Chung Y...

Taiwan Culture Minister to be taken over by Hakka Affairs head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chairman of the Hakka Affairs Council, Li Yong-de (李永得), has been tapped to become the next Minister of Culture in Taiwan. The former Minister of Culture, Cheng Li-ch...

Tour scenic attractions in Shigang, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The Shigang district in Taichung City boasts many attractions, most of which are easily accessible by bike. During the COVID-19 pandemic, avoiding crowds and following s...

AIT Kaohsiung chief lauds benefits of learning Taiwanese

Even among polyglot foreign diplomats, Matthew O'Connor, chief of the American Institute in Taiwan's (AIT) Kaohsiung branch office, may be one of the few able to greet an interviewer in fluent...