Exhibition celebrating new immigrants and diversity in Taiwan kicked off in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More and more people from Southeast Asian countries have moved to Taiwan for work and other reasons in recent years, becoming part of Taiwanese society. An exhibition dedi...

Songkran Festival kicks off in New Taipei City on April 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The celebration of 2018 Songkran Festival will be held in Huaxin Street in Zhonghe District on April 15 with several blessing exercises alongside the water splashing activ...

Taiwan TV station debuts Indonesian, Vietnamese, Thai language news broadcast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beginning today Taiwan's Public Television Service (PTS) will offer news broadcasts in Indonesian, Vietnamese, and Thai. Today's broadcasts mark the first time ...

Mini-doc examines abuse of migrant workers on Taiwanese fishing boats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A recent mini-documentary produced by the Environment Justice Foundation (EJF) has raised serious attention and concern over the living and employment conditions that many...

Premier to push new immigration policy

Taipei, Nov. 28 -- Premier Lai Ching-te (賴清德) said Monday that the government will push a new immigration policy that seeks, among others, to encourage Southeast Asian students currently studying in T...

Taiwan Lantern Festival kicks off in Yunlin

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2017 Taiwan Lantern Festival officially kicked off in Yunlin County on Saturday showcasing both traditional culture and modern technology and featuring local specialties. ...

Children of 150,000 S.E. Asian new immigrants 'Taiwan's future hope': Tsai

Taipei, Dec. 11 President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called the children of some 150,000 new immigrants from Southeast Asia "sons and daughters of New Taiwan" who will be "Taiwan's future h...

DPP to hold Southeast Asian-language singing contests

Taipei, Aug. 22 (CNA) The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will hold Southeast Asian-language singing contests in eight counties and cities around Taiwan to encourage children of Southeast ...

Taiwan aiming to expand tourism jobs for Southeast Asian immigrants

Taipei, July 25 (CNA) The administration of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is taking steps to expand job opportunities for Southeast Asian immigrants in the tourism industry, particularly for tour gu...

A documentary on the history of Southeast Asian Immigrants in Taiwan

Immigration by Southeast Asians to Taiwan have long been observed decades ago, but due to Chinese customs and traditions, people often chose to forget or deny their Southeastern heritage. As art te...

NPM branch to offer audio tours in Southeast Asian languages

Taipei, June 1 (CNA) The southern branch of the National Palace Museum (NPM), which will open on a trial basis on December 28, will offer audio tours in four Southeast Asian languages to benefit ...

Taiwan to help children of immigrants learn parents' native tongue

Taipei, May 17 (CNA) The Ministry of the Interior said Saturday that it will launch a program this year to help children of Southeast Asian immigrants in Taiwan learn the native language and culture...

Foreign-born Taiwanese have reached 350,000

The number of foreign-born Taiwanese has reached 350,000 this year, with the number of 210,000 in junior high and elementary schools. The rate of increase from 2006 to 2014 is 164 percent. Premier Mao...