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移民署南投縣服務站原鄉散播新幸福 邀大溪地新住民談多元文化

NIA Nantou County Service Center invites new resident from Tahiti to share his experience in cultural adaptation

On October 20, National Immigration Agency (Nantou County Service Center), together with Veterans Affairs Council, R.O.C. of Qingjing Farm, Nantou County Veterans Service Office and Nantou County Renai Township Office holds "New Bless in the Native Land, New Residents' Multicultural and Community Visits".For new residents in the rural areas, courses such as multicultural and community resource introductions are provided to strengthen the connection between new resident families and local communities, building a harmonious society with mutual appreciation.Read More: 13 new residents performed an excellent stage play!National Immigration Agency (Nantou County Service Center) invites Tahitian to share his cultures and experience in adjusting himself to an international marriage. (Photo / Provided by National Immigration Agency, Nantou County Service Center)This multicultural course specially invites French lecturer Terau Leau to teach the course "Adaptation to Foreign Marriage and Multicultural Sharing".Terau Leau is a native of Tahitian, and he got married to a Taiwanese dancer Kumu Walis who also loves Tahitian dance. They both resided in Taiwan for many years. Kumu Walis is an aboriginal of the Seediq ethnic group of Taiwan and the lives of this couple represent multiculturalism.Terau Leau shared his experience in adjusting himself to an international marriage and foreign cultures. He also told everyone how to understand and respect cultural differences.The couple is currently committed to promoting Tahitian dance culture in Taiwan and is operating "Te Natira'a South Island Tahitian Art Studio". They hope that there will be opportunities to establish Tahitian dance associations in the future and hope more people will be exposed to this kind of dance.Read More: 2021 ASEAN Good Voice! Migrant workers & new residents presented an audio-visual feast to audiencesNational Immigration Agency (Nantou County Service Center) holds "New Bless in the Native Land, New Residents' Multicultural and Community Visits". (Photo / Provided by National Immigration Agency, Nantou County Service Center)Cai Chong Fu (蔡崇富), director of the National Immigration Agency (Nantou County Service Center), said that Renai Township is the second largest township in Nantou County. To enhance the multicultural learning opportunities for new residents in the rural areas, Nantou County Service Center visited Renai Township with other units to enhance care in the new resident community.

1023 NIA影音新聞-中文

1023 video news report - English

Taiwan's population consists of over 700,000 migrant workers, a number so large it emphasizes their role in Taiwanese society. Taiwan Immigrants' Global News Network shares the following series of informative videos about the lives of migrant workers in Taiwan. Watch the broadcast here:1023NIA video news report-EnglishTaiwan Immigrants Global News Network presents weekly news to new immigrant audiences.Read more: Deputy Director Jeremy Cornforth of AIT remarks at 2021 Round table conference on combating forced laborNews Focus (October 25 – October 31)Workers with “employment insurance” dismissed from work due to the epidemic can receive unemployment benefitsMany industries in Taiwan were affected by the epidemic and many workers either resigned or were dismissed from work. For migrant workers who have the “Employment Insurance Act”, they may apply for the “Unemployment Benefits”. (Read more: Attention new immigrants! Workers with “employment insurance” who are dismissed from work due to the epidemic can receive unemployment benefits)CDC launched multilingual information for students receiving the BNT vaccineThe Central Epidemic Command Center launched a multilingual information regarding the BNT vaccine administration to students. This is to provide new immigrant parents with the right information and peace of mind. (Read more: CDC launched multilingual information for students receiving the BNT vaccine)Read more: Taoyuan and Taipei mayors sign Pact of Free Cities in support of democracy and freedomTaipei relaxes limits on indoor diningThe Taipei City Mayor stated that partitions are not mandatory if those dining in a restaurant come from the same household. It is recommended that epidemic prevention measures be enhanced during the autumn and winter. (Read more: Taipei relaxes limits on indoor dining)NIA launches “We are Family TAIWAN BRAVO!” opens photo and video submissions. New immigrants are welcome to participate!The National Immigration Agency (NIA) in cooperation with a TV station organized the “We Are Family TAIWAN BRAVO!” event where new immigrants can share their stories about living in Taiwan. (Read more: The New Annual Program of NIA “We are Family TAIWAN BRAVO!” opens photo and video submissions. New immigrants are welcome to participate!)

世醫大會「支持台灣以觀察員參與WHO」 外交部:誠摯感謝

World Medical Association urges Taiwan’s WHO participation, MOFA: We sincerely appreciate it

According to the TAIWAN TODAY, the World Medical Association (WMA) resolution supporting Taiwan’s meaningful participation in the activities, mechanisms and meetings of the World Health Organization is sincerely appreciated by the government and people, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Oct. 16.Adopted the day before during France-headquartered WMA’s 72nd General Assembly in London, the resolution called on the WHO to grant Taiwan observer status in the World Health Assembly so as to ensure the country’s participation on a substantive, timely and professional basis.Read More: Missing these days living in Taiwan! 3 Malaysian YouTubers shared about their interesting memoriesThe resolution called on the WHO to grant Taiwan observer status in the World Health Assembly. (Photo / Retrieved from Facebook)TAIWAN TODAY says, the WMA is the decision-making body of the WHO, which comprises 115 Constituent Members and 1467 Associate Members. Taiwan Medical Association has been working closely with WMA for many years. The MOFA said WMA backing is a positive development reflecting the professionalism and integrity of medical experts around the world. It further underscores the importance of Taiwan’s WHO participation to public health, as well as the international community’s recognition of the country’s quality medical care and successful disease-fighting measures, the ministry added.Read More: French photographer has an indissoluble bond with Taiwan Black BearWMA’s support for Taiwan is sincerely appreciated by the government and people. (Photo / Provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs)MOFA calls on WHO to take a professional and impartial stance and make decisions based on the purpose of safeguarding the health and well-being of all mankind. We hope our voices are heard and the Taiwan Medical Association will continue to actively promote international medical exchanges and cooperation and expand the Taiwan’s network of friends.

2021國家語言發展會議召開 文化部長:共同迎向語言共和國

Official launch of MOC's "2021 National Languages Development Convention"

According to the Ministry of Culture, the official "National Languages Development Convention" was jointly launched online and offline by the Ministry of Culture, the Council of Indigenous Peoples, and the Hakka Affairs Councils at the National Taiwan Normal University on Oct. 9. Those present at the meeting include Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌), the representatives of Ministries, county and city governments, the organizing team from NTNU, as well as citizens who are concerned about this issue. Minister of Culture Lee Yung-te stated that MOC will propose a 4-year middle-long range plan to promote the revitalization and development of the national language with more resources.Read More : Ministry of Labor reminds employers to check caregivers’ identities carefullyUnder the theme "Towards a New Era of National Languages," the convention was held to discuss four main topics including the sense of honor of national languages, real-life languages, language-learning ability, and language applicability. Among the participants were advisory committee members such as Fang Yaw-chien (方耀乾), Lu Dong-shi (呂東熹), Chen Siu-ki (陳秀琪), Chang Wei-an (張維安), Lim Siu-theh (林修澈), Chen Chang Pei-lun (陳張培倫), among others.Minister of Culture Lee Yung-te hopes to promote the revitalization and development of the national language with more resources. (Photo / Provided by the Ministry of Culture)Ministry of Culture says, accompanied by simultaneous interpretation, the convention is available on YouTube live channels in five languages, Taiwanese-Mandarin, Taiwanese-Hokkien, Taiwanese-Hokka, Amis language, and Matsu dialect. Other interpretation services such as indigenous languages and Taiwan sign language were also available on-site. Regarding issues over language modernization, MOC will propose to establish an inter-ministerial committee to discuss and develop the corpus database of languages, AI application and pinyin input method of each country.Read More: Non-reserved seats and standing-room-only tickets are available from November 8Taiwan looks forward to realizing the ideal state by forming a language republic of "coexistence, co-prosperity, and sharing" in the future. (Photo / Provided by the Ministry of Culture)Minister Lee emphasized that MOC will strive for more funding and increase the number of staffs to implement the policies based on its middle-long range plan. He added that he looks forward to realizing the ideal state by forming a language republic of "coexistence, co-prosperity, and sharing" in the future. MOC said, 15 sessions of online promotion activities will be held simultaneously, such as symposium, interactive teaching, parent-children reading, and podcast, for audiences to learn the characteristics of various languages through an immersive language learning environment.

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加拿大YouTuber衛斯理體驗 東港「迎王平安祭典」震撼力

Canadian YouTuber Wes Davies experienced & recorded Taiwan’s deep culture "Wangye Worshipping Ceremony"

+++Video authorized by:(@Wes Davies 衛斯理)Wes YT Channel:http://bit.ly/2kkQ9crWes IG: www.instagram.com/wesofthesun/+++Pingtung Donggang Palace’s "Wangye Worshipping Ceremony" is an important festival held every three years. The festival is to welcome the five royal lords (Qian Sui Ye) who fight the plague and exorcise evil spirits. He is held in high regard in Taiwan’s ceremonial cultures.The ceremony is held on October 24 this year. This year's "Wangye Worshipping Ceremony" will be a silver lining during the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak, having a greater spiritual significance to the people of Taiwan."Wangye Worshipping Ceremony" sets up the beam raising ceremony to kick off the ceremony. (Photo / Retrieved from Instagram: 東港東隆宮)Read More: New residents set up "Burmese Language School" Gao Mei Jing helps NIA serve fellow sisters There are a series of ceremonies to welcome the king before the event. (Photo / Retrieved from Instagram: 東港東隆宮)YouTuber Wes Davies from Canada settled in Kaohsiung. On his YouTube channel " Wes Davies衛斯理", the content and the and intellectual value of the videos he filmed are comparable to the professional documentary videos of Discovery or National Geographic Channel. His channel is full of knowledge and is rare on YouTube.Wes Davies, who loves Taiwan’s traditional culture, actively participates in important cultural ceremonies in Taiwan, such as the Keelung Ghost Festival (中元祭), the Burning of the King Boat (東港燒王船), and Mazu Pilgrimage (媽祖遶境). He introduces Taiwan’s cultures in English and his professional documentary filming skills allow the world to see Taiwan’s deep culture.This episode of【New immigrants in Taiwan】shares Wes Davies’s experience of participating in the "Wangye Worshipping Ceremony" in 2018. The whole ceremony was recorded with the camera by him, and he hopes that more people can understand and experience the culture.Read More: Stinky tofu and pork blood cakes missed by new residents in Taiwan during the epidemic A large ship built by people for several years. (Photo / Authorized & Provided by Wes Davies 衛斯理)The ceremony comprises welcoming the gods, providing offerings, religious assembly. Lastly, in the middle of the night, a large ship built by the people for several years will be burned, praying to the gods that evil spirits and plague will disappear.Then the residents and believers from various temples gathered together to join the parade and sent the big boat from the temple to the sea. They set off with support and faith, and then brought the blessing of the gods back to the town where they lived.The ship is burned, praying to the gods that evil spirits and plague will disappear. (Photo / Authorized & Provided by Wes Davies 衛斯理)Wes Davies said he was deeply touched by the ceremony and the mobilization of local residents in Donggang to participate in the "Wangye Worshipping Ceremony". He shared with us that this is the most special ceremony he has ever participated in, and he will join it again in 2021 and film more videos to share with everyone.For more related videos and life sharing, please follow: Wes Davies 衛斯理YouYube、FB、IG

掃描「印尼翻譯員」的邊緣記憶 Ida搭起印尼與台灣的堅實橋梁

Ida (pertama dari kanan) dan sahabat-sahabatnya bersama pergi ke Masjid. Sumber: foto diberikan oleh Ida.

Taiwan has always been known for its ethnic diversity and cultural diversity.As more Southeast Asians and migrant workers coming to Taiwan, activities for them have been held one after another and this has raised awareness of these groups of people in society."Scanning Peripheral Memories of whom" organized by The Cultural Taiwan Foundation (文化台灣基金會) invites new residents and migrant workers from Southeast Asian countries to work together to create their own memories of life.Read More: Stinky tofu and pork blood cakes missed by new residents in Taiwan during the epidemic As a MuslimIt is【Taiwan Immigrants' Global News Network】editor’s pleasure to get in touch with Indonesian translator Ida who participated in the seataichung (SEAT南方時驗室). Unlike others, her creation theme is a physical "mosque" which is unique. She told us that Islam is the main religion in Indonesia and religious belief is an indispensable part of her life. No matter where a person is, one should practice religious doctrine as a matter of course. Ida hopes that through this creation, more people will learn about Islam.Ida (first from right) went to the mosque to worship with relatives and friends. (Photo / Provided by Ida)Ida mentioned that there are not many mosques in Taiwan, so that believers spend a lot of time travelling. The mosque is always overcrowded during the Islamic New Year, and it is just as crowded as that of the Lunar New Year in Taiwan. Ida hopes that as the number of Islamists in Taiwan increases, more mosques will be built.During the Islamic New Year, the mosque is always crowded. (Photo / Provided by Ida)As a translatorShe is currently working in an agency company in Taiwan, serving as a translation bridge between employers and migrant workers. She has been in Taiwan for more than ten years and came to Taiwan for the first time as a caregiver in 2005. After six years of nursing work, she returned to her hometown first and further sharpen her Chinese language skills. Three years later, Ida returned to Taiwan again as a "translator."In order to do a good job in translation, Ida diligently participates in related courses and activities. (Photo / Provided by Ida)"Translators are no different from factory workers and caregivers," Ida sincerely told the editor of 【Taiwan Immigrants' Global News Network】, "We all work hard in Taiwan."She believes that as a translator, you must accurately convey the messages of migrant workers. If she becomes friends of them, they can share feelings of working abroad together. The reason why she participated in "Scanning Peripheral Memories of whom" is also hoping to promote the relationship between her and the migrant workers through activities.Ida (first from right) has a very good relationship with friends from the same hometown and they introduce Indonesian food together. (Photo / Provided by Ida)Read More: New residents set up "Burmese Language School" Gao Mei Jing helps NIA serve fellow sisters As Ida, be myselfIda, who has been in Taiwan for twelve years, is experienced and familiar with this land. She likes Taiwan's public transport network the most as it is very convenient traveling around Taiwan, and she also praises the excellent medical services provided here."Taiwanese follow the government's regulations, and they will take initiatives to classify the trash!" Ida shared. In terms of getting along with Taiwanese, Ida believes that Taiwanese treats people from anywhere the same as they are friendly towards her.Ida and her friends participate in the ball game held by the Labor Affairs Bureau, Taichung City Government. (Photo / Provided by Ida)Her work is not only about translations but also communications. She puts great effort into communication between migrant workers and employers. However, there are still dilemmas she often faces. She helps the foreign workers to overcome language barriers by translating but sometimes there are things she cannot help with. Despite the challenges, she still hopes that she can do her best not only for work but also for her fellow friends from her hometown. Ida wishes to try her best and build a solid bridge between Taiwan and Indonesia.Ida (first from right) participated in the Bali Traditional Makeup Competition and achieved great results. (Photo / Provided by Ida)

法國攝影師「鏡頭記錄寶島」 自曝與「台灣黑熊」不解之緣

French photographer has an indissoluble bond with Taiwan Black Bear

Beunardeau, an independent French photographer who has participated in Taiwan's wildlife conservation projects many times, was invited to participate in the 2021 French Photographic Exhibition. His photos speak a thousand words about Taiwan’s wildlife. These exhibition photos were taken by Jimmy Beunardeau at the wildlife Conservation Center of National Pingtung University of Science and Technology during his Wild/Life project.Jimmy Beunardeau, who has a strong love for Taiwan, once participated in the "Taiwan French Working Holiday Project." (Photo / Provided by Jimmy Beunardeau)Jimmy Beunardeau, who has a strong love for Taiwan, once participated in the "Taiwan French Working Holiday Project." Back then he just graduated from university so this project was an opportunity for him to have long-term travel and take wildlife photos.There were 15 countries that have such kind of exchange program with France and Taiwan is one of them. Beunardeau watched a video introducing Huang Mei Xiu (黃美秀), an associate professor at the Institute of Wildlife Conservation of National Pingtung University of Science and Technology. She is known as "Black Bear Mom".Beunardeau was deeply touched by the video and therefore decided to choose Taiwan. He then becomes one of the first group of French people to come to Taiwan for working holidays.Read More: New residents set up "Burmese Language School" Gao Mei Jing helps NIA serve fellow sisters Beunardeau cooperated with National Pingtung University of Science and Technology to promote the ecological conservation of Taiwan black bears. (Photo / Provided by Jimmy Beunardeau)After setting foot on the land of Taiwan, Beunardeau traveled around Taiwan and even offshore islands to experience the "Beautiful Treasure Island". He even participated in the "Taiwan Black Bear Conservation Project."He also volunteered at the Wildlife Conservation Center in Pingtung for 2 years, following the Taiwan black bear ecological conservation team to live in the mountains and forests for a year. At the same time, he recorded the life of Taiwan black bears with his photography expertise and published relevant works on international media platforms, promoting the Taiwan government’s efforts to conserve wildlife. “I don't want young people to recognize wild animals through photos only.” Beunardeau once said, “Formosan clouded leopard has disappeared, so it is necessary to protect the ecological environment of Taiwan black bears.”Read More: Stinky tofu and pork blood cakes missed by new residents in Taiwan during the epidemic Beunardeau promotes Taiwan's beauty and conservation work to the world. (Photo / Provided by Jimmy Beunardeau)Beunardeau said that his strong love for Taiwan is because of the kindness of the Taiwanese. This beautiful land allows everyone to do what they want to do with freedom, live a life they like without worrying about others' judgments. He lets more people see and understand Taiwan’s beauty of nature and multiculturalism through his photos published in France.Beunardeau continues to record the Beautiful Treasure Island-Taiwan with photos. (Photo / Provided by Jimmy Beunardeau)The 2021 French Photographic Exhibition that focuses on the theme of humans and biodiversity has ended. It combines technology and once you scan QR codes, it will be linked to the stories written by Guo Jia Wen (郭佳雯), who is working at the Wildlife Conservation Center of National Pingtung University of Science and Technology. Furthermore, Beunardeau will continue to show the beauty of Taiwan and respect the wildlife in the future.

三位馬來西亞YouTuber最懷念台灣的這幾件事

Missing these days living in Taiwan! 3 Malaysian YouTubers shared about their interesting memories

Sue is a native of Sabah, Malaysia. She has studied and worked in Taiwan for seven years and now has returned to her hometown. She shares Taiwan-themed videos on the YouTube channel “SueMala 麻辣出走” from time to time and introduces her life experiences of living in Taiwan to Malaysian audiences. Besides, she also tells the cultural differences between Taiwan and Malaysia. This episode of【New immigrants in Taiwan】shares Sue and her friends’ life experiences in Taiwan.Read More: New residents set up "Burmese Language School" Gao Mei Jing helps NIA serve fellow sisters Sue and her friends who had studied together in Taiwan shared their life experiences while living in Taiwan. (Photo / Authorized & Provided by 麻辣出走)One will be exposed to local catchphrases while living in Taiwan. For example, Sue and her friends found that Taiwanese people often say, “For real?” to express their surprising mood. This catchphrase has left a strong impression on them. Sue also shared that Taiwanese students have a habit of doing part-time jobs.Many college students will make use of their free time to work. Not only earning extra pocket money but also accumulating work experiences. Sue and her friends also followed suit and gained some part-time work experience in Taiwan.Sue feels that food in Taiwan is rich in variety and also very delicious, which makes people unconsciously eat more. She also says that Taiwanese people like to eat hot pot. The businesses of hot pot restaurants do well in all seasons. However, people in Malaysia usually eat hot pot on special days such as festivals. She said with a laugh that she has been assimilated into Taiwan’s culture and is fine with eating hot pot once a week after returning to Malaysia.Read More: Stinky tofu and pork blood cakes missed by new residents in Taiwan during the epidemic Afterward, they shared that they are really pleased with the health insurance system in Taiwan. They can bring their health insurance cards to see a doctor when they are sick, and the expense is quite affordable. However, the medical expense in Malaysia is high so they choose to buy medicines at the pharmacy instead of seeing a doctor.Lastly, encountering typhoons and earthquakes is the most special experience to them because there are no such natural disasters happening in Malaysia. Sue shared that she had encountered an earthquake for the first time in the middle of the night when she was asleep, and she was terrified.Sue told the editor of 【Taiwan Immigrants' Global News Network】that studying in Taiwan is a shared memory with friends. Through this sharing, it reminds them about the beautiful memories of studying, working, and traveling in Taiwan as students. They also hope to have the opportunity to meet again in Taiwan in the future.For more related videos and life sharing, please follow SueMala 麻辣出走YouTube、FB

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10月22日新增8例確診!「6境外移入,自緬甸、印尼、泰國、馬來西亞及南非入境」2例本土案例

CECC confirms 8 more COVID-19 cases, including 2 domestic cases and 6 imported cases

On October 22, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced eight new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. Of the eight new cases, two are domestic and the other six are imported. The CECC announced no deaths today.8 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on October 22. (Source from CECC)Regarding the two new domestic cases, Case #16461 is an over 30-year-old female from Indonesia. She worked in Taiwan for an extended period of time. She was tested for COVID-19 due to work requirements on October 20. Infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on October 22 (the CT value was 33; she tested negative after given an RT-PCR test during hospitalization, and she tested positive for antibodies). Case #16462 is an over 50-year-old Taiwanese female. She was tested for COVID-19 on October 20 because she needed to accompany a patient. Infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in the case on October 22 (the CT value was 33.2; she tested negative after given an RT-PCR test during hospitalization, and she tested positive for antibodies).More information: Attention to young and middle-aged new residents, BNT vaccine is available for all ages Regarding the six new imported cases, they are two men and four women, aged between 10 to 69 years old. They arrived in Taiwan from Myanmar, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia (two cases) and South Africa. They arrived between October 7 and October 20.More information: Vaccination registration platform "qualification inquiry" is open, new residents can confirm their eligibility before making an appointmentThe CECC reported that a total of 3,818,297 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 3,801,502. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 16,357 cases. Of the 16,357 confirmed cases, 1,716 are imported; 14,587 are domestic; 36 are naval crew members aboard the Panshi fast combat support ship; 3 are infections on an aircraft; 1 case has unknown sources of infection; 14 cases' sources of infection are being investigated, and a cumulative total of 110 cases have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 846 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 846 deaths, 834 are from domestic cases and the other 12 are from imported cases.

連兩日本土案例加零!10月21日新增2例境外移入確診,自美國、緬甸入境

CECC confirms 2 more COVID-19 cases; cases arrive in Taiwan from the US and Myanmar

On October 21, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced two new confirmed imported cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Taiwan. The cases arrived in Taiwan from the US and Myanmar. The CECC announced no deaths today.2 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on October 21. (Source from CECC)Regarding the two new imported cases, they are an over 20-year-old Taiwanese female and an over 60-year-old Taiwanese male. They arrived in Taiwan from the US and Myanmar. The two Taiwanese nationals arrived on October 6 and September 24, respectively.More information: Attention to young and middle-aged new residents, BNT vaccine is available for all ages The CECC reported that a total of 3,801,349 cases related to COVID-19 have been reported in Taiwan among which COVID-19 has been ruled out in 3,783,802. Of these reported cases, infection with COVID-19 was laboratory-confirmed in 16,349 cases. Of the 16,349 confirmed cases, 1,710 are imported; 14,585 are domestic; 36 are naval crew members aboard the Panshi fast combat support ship; 3 are infections on an aircraft; 1 case has unknown sources of infection; 14 cases' sources of infection are being investigated, and a cumulative total of 110 cases have been removed from the list of confirmed cases. There have been a cumulative total of 846 COVID-19 deaths since 2020; of the 846 deaths, 834 are from domestic cases and the other 12 are from imported cases.More information: Vaccination registration platform "qualification inquiry" is open, new residents can confirm their eligibility before making an appointment

師生注意!高中以下學校「防疫放寬」 室外體育課「免戴罩」

Attention to students and teachers! Less strict measures imposed in schools below tertiary-level

Pandemic slows in Taiwan and the Ministry of Education (MOE) once again revised the epidemic prevention guidelines for primary, secondary and tertiary schools. Official documents are issued to schools and published on the website. The guidelines are as follow, students can take off their masks when taking outdoor physical education and wind instrument classes. Besides, no mask is required for taking graduation photos and participating in pre-booked sports games. Moreover, with no one having respiratory symptoms & maintaining social distancing, no mask is required for taking individual photos and group photos indoors and outdoors.Read More: Vaccination registration platform "qualification inquiry" is open, new residents can confirm their eligibility before making an appointmentDishes in the forms of share plates and buffet can resume now. (Photo / Retrieved from Pixabay)The temperature screening measures on campus have changed. Before, one should take temperatures before entering the school and in the afternoon respectively. However, one should just take temperatures once a day now. School cafeteria and food courts should still comply with the "Epidemic Prevention Management Measures for Food and beverage industry".While having meals, it was stipulated that only individual set meals are available, and separated dining spaces & maintaining social distancing are required. Furthermore, arranging two tables together is not allowed back then. However, it has been changed to no separated dining spaces and a 1.5-meter social distancing is needed now. Besides, dishes in the forms of share plates and buffets can resume now.At the same time, scanning QR codes, regular environmental cleaning & disinfection, wearing masks, frequent hand washing & hand disinfection, and temperature screening should be implemented.Read More: Parents and children prevent enterovirus together! " 5 Steps: Wet, Rub, Rinse, Clean, WipeA reminder to campus teachers and students, everyone should follow the latest campus epidemic prevention guidelines issued by the MOE. (Photo / Retrieved from Pixabay)In addition, school outing measures will be less strict too. One traveling to mountains, forests or beaches should still maintain social distancing, wear masks, and follow the capacity limit on the number of people. When taking a bus, it should be pre-booked, and one should always sit on the same seat. The number of people on the bus should follow the capacity limit as well. A reminder to campus teachers and students, everyone should follow the latest campus epidemic prevention guidelines issued by the MOE.

高鐵11月8日恢復「自由座、站票」 防疫鬆綁措施一次看

Non-reserved seats and standing-room-only tickets are available from November 8

CECC maintains a Level 2 epidemic alert, and the Minister of Transportation and Communication (MOTC) Wang Guo Cai (王國材) announced at the press conference that they decided to loosen regulations of eating and drinking at transit stations. Besides, non-reserved seats and standing-room-only tickets of Taiwan High Speed Rail will be available from November 8.Read More: Parents and children prevent enterovirus together! " 5 Steps: Wet, Rub, Rinse, Clean, WipeEating and drinking are allowed from October 19, 2021 for Bus Transit Stations & Sea and Air Terminals. (Photo / Provided by Ministry of Transportation and Communication)The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) has announced on October 5 to amend the regulations of the "Epidemic Prevention Management Measures for Food and beverage industry", loosening relevant dining restrictions. Following the epidemic prevention measures and considering the needs of passengers, MOTC has loosened restrictions for public transportation areas as follows:Bus Transit Stations: Eating and drinking are allowed from October 19, 2021.Sea and Air Terminals: Eating and drinking are allowed from October 19, 2021 for domestic terminals;Eating and drinking are allowed from October 19, 2021 for international departure halls. However, for passengers entering Taiwan at arrival halls, the passing routes will be strictly controlled and rerouted. Passengers need to follow the direction boards to leave and drinking and eating are prohibited inside the halls whereas they can eat and drink at the rest of the places.Food and beverage services in traffic stations: Business operators should strictly follow the "Epidemic Prevention Management Measures for Food and beverage industry" announced by the MOHW. Passengers should maintain social distance from strangers (1.5 meters indoors; 1 meter outdoors) or create separated dining spaces.Read More: Vaccination registration platform "qualification inquiry" is open, new residents can confirm their eligibility before making an appointmentTaiwan High Speed Rail will open non-reserved seats on November 8. The relevant measures are released. (Photo / Provided by Ministry of Transportation and Communication)Taiwan High Speed Rail will open non-reserved seats on November 8. The relevant measures are as follows:Non-reserved seats are generally available for 3 cars (10th car and 12th car). During peak hours, it is planned to provide 4 to 8 cars for non-reserved seats and number of cars will be reviewed and adjusted by rolling-wave planning.Besides the increase in the number of non-reserved seats, high speed rail will run more often according to passengers’ needs. In addition, if it is too crowded, necessary measures will be implemented or the crowds will be cleared timely.To follow epidemic prevention measures, the MOTC will supervise various government agencies to implement environmental cleaning, disinfection, food and beverage industry management, regular and unscheduled inspections to the health and safety of passengers. MOTC will also cooperate with Central Epidemic Command Center to adjust and respond to the epidemic situation at any time.

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世界友誼日來啦~

📣【新住民全球新聞網】臉書粉絲團-Taiwan我來了-七月網路活動大家知道7/30是聯合國公定的『世界友誼日』嗎~在嚴峻的疫情中也可以感受到各國朋友炙熱的情誼呢! 你還記得是怎麼搭訕身邊友人的嗎?快來TAG你在解封後最想見面的那位朋友,並寫下【你們當初說的第一句話】!!在下方留言告訴我們就有機會獲得好禮喔~小編範例文:請問…同學你頭髮是哪裡燙的?  #張阿成大家都微解封了嗎~邀請你跟小編一起繼續在家防疫!完成任務好禮送給你~ 👇🎁好禮一、夏日防疫好清爽:時尚氣泡水機(2名)🎁好禮二、夜晚防疫好紓壓:花王蒸氣眼罩(7名) -------------------------------------------📌📌抽獎規則✅活動期間:2021/07/26中午12點-2021/8/6 晚上6點截止(以留言時間計算)✅活動辦法:在本文留言處TAG那位你在解封後最想見面的朋友,並寫下【你們當初說的第一句話】完成即可獲得抽獎資格喔!!✅活動備註(1) 參加者須為「Taiwan我來了」粉絲才有獲獎資格(必須按粉絲專頁讚,否則抽到也是棄權喔!)(2) 每個FB帳號僅具一次得獎機會(3) 「Taiwan 我來了」粉絲團擁有活動改變之權利(4) 贈品不得兌現(5) 活動僅限臺灣地區(獎項恕不寄送國外地區)(6) 得獎名單將於8/13(五)於粉絲專頁公告🔺本活動參加者FB帳號需為真實身份,不得使用人頭帳號、假帳號參加,若以人頭帳號或電腦駭客程式等不正當手段參加活動,經主辦單位發現或第三人檢舉,將自動取消中獎資格,請務必注意!🔺本活動一帳號限留言一次,重複留言不予計算。

填問卷,抽好禮

填問卷,抽好禮

陪伴大家許久的《新住民全球新聞網》在今年五月換新裝了~為讓網站內容更加豐富、貼近”新住民”生活需要大家來動動手指提供建議喔! 填完問卷還可以參加抽獎,有機會獲得好禮:好禮一、宅家優雅喝咖啡:雀巢膠囊咖啡機(2名)好禮二、宅家工作不缺糧:7-11商品卡200元(10名)【問卷連結】中文: https://forms.gle/pzvPtRkiJUJGKbLp8越文Tiếng Việt: https://forms.gle/dUnBcbg4gii6bEhY7印尼文Indonesia: https://forms.gle/YCLsRqYZ1sfuMmw97泰文ไทย: https://forms.gle/FJaVmAM9cVo536eUA英English: https://forms.gle/XbfjXAAPNP5oD59D6-------------------------------------------※抽獎規則▲活動期間:2021/06/25-2021/7/11 晚上6:00截止▲活動辦法:(1)填寫問卷(2)截圖問卷填寫完的畫面(3)將截圖留在FB活動貼文下方並@2位朋友(4)按讚Taiwan 我來了粉絲專頁完成以上步驟可獲得抽獎資格。 FB活動貼文快速傳送→https://tinyurl.com/yge46ttq ▲活動備註(1) 參加者須為「Taiwan我來了」粉絲才有獲獎資格(必須按粉絲專頁讚,否則抽到也是棄權喔!)(2) 每個FB帳號僅具一次得獎機會(3) 「Taiwan 我來了」粉絲團擁有活動改變之權利(4) 贈品不得兌現(5) 活動僅限臺灣地區(獎項恕不寄送國外地區)(6) 得獎名單將於7/21(三) 12:00於【Taiwan我來了】粉絲專頁公告♦本活動參加者FB帳號需為真實身份,不得使用人頭帳號、假帳號參加,若以人頭帳號或電腦駭客程式等不正當手段參加活動,經主辦單位發現或第三人檢舉,將自動取消中獎資格,請務必注意!♦本活動一帳號限留言一次,重複留言不予計算。

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1016 NIA影音新聞-中文

1016 video news report - English

Taiwan's population consists of over 700,000 migrant workers, a number so large it emphasizes their role in Taiwanese society. Taiwan Immigrants' Global News Network shares the following series of informative videos about the lives of migrant workers in Taiwan. Watch the broadcast here:1016NIA video news report-EnglishTaiwan Immigrants Global News Network presents weekly news to new immigrant audiences.Read more: Struggling with depression during the pandemic, Malaysian singer Fish Leong found her peace of mind with sunshineNews Focus (October 11 – October 17)MOFA promotes Taiwan National Day 10/10 video celebrationThe Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) celebrated Taiwan’s National Holiday October 10 by launching the video entitled “2021 Taiwan, Bringing People Together”. The Taiwanese Olympic Team and countries who donated vaccines to Taiwan were featured in the video. (Read more: MOFA promotes Taiwan National Day 10/10 video celebration)Intermediaries charging for "work pay" for changing employers, please call 1955 to report violationsRecently, legislators have been receiving complaints from foreign migrant workers. They claim that intermediaries are charging them large amounts of money for “work pay”. The Ministry of Labor (MOL) reminds migrant workers to dial the 1955 hotline to report unscrupulous intermediaries. (Read more: Intermediaries charging for "work pay" for changing employers, please call 1955 to report violations)Read more: Taiwan-based Singaporean singer JJ Lin’s post noticed by Malaysian badminton legend Lee Chong WeiTaipei City Department of Labor launches the "Safe Care Program" to help migrant workersThe Taipei City Department of Labor implemented the “Relief Support Program for Families and Hiring Migrant Workers” to cultivating the skills and worse of migrant care workers in Taiwan. (Read more: Taipei City Department of Labor launches the "Safe Care Program" to help migrant workers)Tainan City Government trains new immigrants to be "Southeast Asian Languages" tourist guidesAfter the epidemic, Taiwan will be prepared to welcome tourists. The Tainan City Government Bureau of Tourism trained new immigrants to be “Southeast Asian language” tour guides. (Read more: Tainan City Government trains new immigrants to be "Southeast Asian Languages" tourist guides)

1015 NIA影音新聞-中文

1015 video news report - English

Taiwan's population consists of over 700,000 migrant workers, a number so large it emphasizes their role in Taiwanese society. Taiwan Immigrants' Global News Network shares the following series of informative videos about the lives of migrant workers in Taiwan. Watch the broadcast here:1015NIA video news report-EnglishTaiwan Immigrants Global News Network presents weekly news to new immigrant audiences.Read more: Taoyuan migrant workers’ maternity placement center to go live in 2022News Focus (October 11 – October 17)Nationwide epidemic alert to remain at Level 2 from September 21 to October 4As the epidemic in Taiwan continues to subside, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that the nationwide level 2 epidemic alert will be maintained from September 21 to October 4. (Read more: Nationwide epidemic alert to remain at Level 2 from September 21 to October 4)NIA assists foreigners with issues regarding ARC New UI. NumberThe National Immigration Agency (NIA) received multiple issue reports from foreigners regarding the ARC’s New UI. No format. Some were unable to log into their bank accounts and register for vaccinations. (Read more: NIA assists foreigners with issues regarding ARC New UI. Number)Read more: Deputy Director Jeremy Cornforth of AIT remarks at 2021 Round table conference on combating forced laborNIA promotes multilingual instructions to new immigrants regarding the quintuple stimulus voucherThe government has launched quintuple stimulus vouchers to revitalize the economy. The NIA launched multilingual instructions to help new immigrants further understand information regarding the voucher. (Read more: NIA promotes multilingual instructions to new immigrants regarding the quintuple stimulus voucher)CECC advises against strenuous exercise after getting Pfizer-BioNTech jabThe CECC gives 5 reminders to those receiving the COVID-19 BNT vaccine. They should also watch out for any serious side effects. It is also advised to avoid strenuous exercises for 2 weeks and to observe your personal health status. (Read more: CECC advises against strenuous exercise after getting Pfizer-BioNTech jab)

1009 NIA影音新聞-中文

1009 video news report - English

Taiwan's population consists of over 700,000 migrant workers, a number so large it emphasizes their role in Taiwanese society. Taiwan Immigrants' Global News Network shares the following series of informative videos about the lives of migrant workers in Taiwan. Watch the broadcast here:1009 NIA video news report-EnglishTaiwan Immigrants Global News Network presents weekly news to new immigrant audiences.Read more: 1001 NIA video news report-EnglishNews Focus (October 4 – October 10)Students who received the BNT vaccine will be home for 2 days of online classesNew Taipei City Mayor Hou You-yi announced that students can attend 2 days of online class after receiving the BNT vaccine jab. Students can stay home so their parents can take care of them. If they continue to feel unwell after 2 days, they may take a vaccine leave and it will not be considered as absence. (Read more: Attention parents! New Taipei City students will receive the BNT vaccine and schools will hold home online classes for 2 days)MOE launches the "New Immigrants' Language Online Teaching Program"New immigrants can record language learning resources through online platforms for those interested to learn about Southeast Asian Languages. Through this, Southeast Asian culture has reached schools in rural areas. (Read more: The Ministry of Education launches the "New Immigrants' Language Online Teaching Program" to help rural areas solve the problem of hiring teachers)Read more: 1002 NIA video news report-EnglishNIA promotes "Free Wi-Fi & Rent-free Service of Tablet or Laptop for New Immigrants"New immigrants can now borrow laptops and tablets for free to experience digital learning. To apply, they must apply by visiting various service stations or calling the National Immigration Agency (NIA) hotline to inquire. (Read more: Apply now! NIA promotes "Free Wi-Fi & Rent-free Service of Tablet or Laptop for New Immigrants")Taipei City's "Migrant Workers, Family Members" online exhibitionThis online exhibition is to allow Taiwanese locals to understand better the situation of migrant workers working as caregivers in Taiwan. This is in hopes that Taiwanese society can support and aid in the development of long-term care industries in Taiwan. (Read more: Taipei City "Migrant Workers, Family Members" online exhibition will be available from now until October 15th)

1008 NIA影音新聞-中文

1008 video news report - English

Taiwan's population consists of over 700,000 migrant workers, a number so large it emphasizes their role in Taiwanese society. Taiwan Immigrants' Global News Network shares the following series of informative videos about the lives of migrant workers in Taiwan. Watch the broadcast here:1008 NIA video news report-EnglishTaiwan Immigrants Global News Network presents weekly news to new immigrant audiences.Read more: 1001 NIA video news report-EnglishNews Focus (October 4 – October 10)Taiwan eases borders, allowing foreign spouses and children to enterAs the epidemic in Taiwan is improving, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that foreign spouses and their children can now enter Taiwan. This includes those coming from Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau. Foreign spouses may apply for entry through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). (Read more: CECC announces that foreign spouses and minor children of R.O.C. (Taiwan) nationals may apply to enter Taiwan)Here is how new immigrants can receive the Quintuple or 5 times Stimulus vouchersThe Executive Yuan issued the “Quintuple Stimulus Voucher” for digital binding on September 22 and the public can begin using them on October 8. New immigrants with permanent resident permits are eligible to receive the vouchers. (Read more: Quintuple Stimulus Vouchers can be used starting on 10/8. "How to avail, scope of application, and bonus measures" are summarized here)Read more: 1002 NIA video news report-EnglishMOE announces School Epidemic Prevention GuidelinesThe Ministry of Education (MOE) reminds educational institutions to enhance epidemic prevention measures on campus for the safety of all students, faculty, and staff. Those experiencing any symptoms of the COVID-19 virus are required to stay home and rest. Seek medical attention if necessary and it is advised to avoid riding public transportation. (Read more: MOE announced "Epidemic Prevention Guidelines in Schools")Student vaccination requires parental consentStudents and teenagers are prioritized in receiving the BNT vaccine jab. Parents are required to read, understand, and sign consent forms before their children can be vaccinated. The MOE requests local cities and counties to prepare stations for student vaccinations. (Read more: BNT jabs to begin on September 23; parents are required to sign a "consent form")

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