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Han says he won't accept migrants 'causing trouble' in Taiwan after 'chickens' comment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu is sure to stir more controversy after he said he will not accept migrants who "...

Taiwan’s elementary school students to learn Southeast Asian languages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 2,465 Southeast Asian language teachers are all set for the new term at Taiwan’s elementary schools. The teachers will implement a policy of teaching &...

New immigrant artists exhibit creations in Taiwan's Hsinchu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Hsinchu Living Arts Center (NHLAC) on Sunday (Aug. 4) launched an exhibition featuring the artistic talent of recent immigrants that will run until Sept. 1. ...

Multilingual information service for new immigrants launched in Taiwan’s Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Hualien County launched a multilingual information desk on Thursday (July 15) that aims to help bridge language barriers for the city’s 7,800 new immigr...

Taiwan to include 7 Southeast Asian languages in basic education

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of seven Southeast Asian languages will be included in the curriculum of schools at primary and secondary education levels in Taiwan coming August, as part of the ...

Malaysian rapper Namewee pens ode to Taiwan democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Just three days before the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, Malaysian rapper Namewee (黃明志) on Saturday (June 1) released his latest track boldly praising Taiw...

Taiwan education transforms new immigrant into a confident design team member

TAIWAN (Taiwan News) -- A new immigrant from Hong Kong, Hau-Min Lui (呂巧棉), cooperated with her classmates and create a beautiful fitness equipment which has been showcased in YODEX. The 38th editio...

New immigrants in Taiwan make zongzi for Dragon Boat Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Immigration Agency (NIA) held an event marking the Dragon Boat Festival in Taoyuan on Saturday (June 1) for Taiwan’s new immigrants, featuring hands-on ...

MOC crafts exhibition deepens cultural exchanges with Southeast Asia

TAINAN-- An exhibition highlighting Southeast Asian crafts kicked off May 17 at the National Tainan Living Art Center in southern Taiwan, underscoring government efforts to deepen cultural and people-...

Malaysian new immigrant runs design studio and eel brand in Southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Malaysian new immigrant Foo Wen Shan (胡文珊) started a new life in Southern Taiwan, running an architecture design studio, Atelier Boter (拾五設計), and a roasted eel brand, Aft...

Forum in Taipei aims to help new immigrants adjust to life in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A forum was held at GIS NTU Convention Center on Dec. 1 seeking to provide assistance to immigrants in Taiwan through discussions on such topics as cross-cultural marriage...

Taiwan National Immigration Agency’s ‘new generation’ awarded in graduation ceremony today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Immigration Agency (NIA) held a graduation ceremony today for the “new generation” of agency workers who have just completed a six-year training c...

Taiwan new immigrants propose anti-discrimination laws

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of new immigrants has made a number of proposals to Taiwanese legislative bodies after declaring they feel like second-class citizens in the country. Kuomintang...

Taiwan's new education plan to include new immigrant language courses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s 12-year Curriculum for Basic Education will be introduced next year and includes language course in Vietnamese, Indonesian, Thai and Burmese. The 12-year...

Taiwan’s Keelung City holds new immigrant fashion show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Keelung City Government on Oct. 29 conducted a fashion show featuring traditional costumes of new immigrants in Taiwan as a promotion of the city's New Immigrant Festi...