We have selected news related to New Residents this week for all readers, sorted out the four news highlights, and present them at the same time in the form of broadcasts, so that readers and viewers can quickly understand the news events of the week in the shortest time, and to easily grasp the news progress without falling behind. Watch the broadcast here：0518 NIA video news report－English
- New immigrants share how Mother's Day is celebrated in their hometown
Mother's Day is observed on the second Sunday in May in Taiwan and many other nations, however other nations observe Mother's Day on different dates and in different ways with their own traditions. Mother's Day in Indonesia is on December 22. Children will wash their mothers' feet is the most to honor Mother's Day. Vietnamese Women's Day is celebrated on October 20. This day is also observed as Mother's Day in honor of the efforts made by Vietnamese women in the past to the struggle for national independence. The 12th of August, which is also Queen Mother’s (Sirikit) birthday, marks Mother's Day in Thailand.
Mother's Day in Indonesia is on December 22. Children will wash their mothers' feet is the most to honor Mother's Day.Photo reproduced from 陳霈玲Belinda Facebook
- The registration for "New Immigrants’ Children Multicultural Local Creation and Training Camp" ends on May 19th.
National Immigration Agency will organize the "112 Years New Immigrants’ Children Multicultural Local Creation and Training Camp" with free housing and meals. The registration ends on May 19th. It is anticipated that 50 new immigrants’ children and 10 Taiwanese would enroll. The course's material is extensive and varied, encouraging students to research Taiwanese history, culture, and folklore while combining multiculturalism from many cultures to enhance the area's variety and positive spirit.
The registration for "New Immigrants’ Children Multicultural Local Creation and Training Camp" ends on May 19th.Photo reproduced from 112 Years New Immigrants’ Children Multicultural Local Creation and Training Camp Facebook
- 2023 Let's GO Shopping in Taipei, inviting general public to visit Taipei for sightseeing
The Taipei City Government has launched a lottery event (2023 Let's購台北 消費歡樂抽) from now to May 31st. Customers who spend at least 200 NTD in a single transaction at a Taipei retailer will have a chance to win a big red envelope of 5 million dollars, high-end cars and gold, etc. Additionally, a bonus lottery is planned for Taipei City residents, and numerous prizes like different home appliances and gift voucher will be given to encourage them to engage in the lottery. Please have the invoices and receipts on hand when visiting and shopping in Taipei. Visit the official website (2023 Let's購台北 消費歡樂抽) to sign in.
2023 Let's GO Shopping in Taipei, inviting general public to visit Taipei for sightseeing.Photo provided by Taipei City Government
- Registration for Southeast Asian and International Language Competition of New Taipei City now kicked off
The Education Department, New Taipei City Government will host the Southeast Asian Language Competition and International Language Competition to foster students' motivation in learning Southeast Asian languages. From June 1st to June 30th will be the registration period. Thai, Cambodian, Burmese, Malay, Vietnamese, Hindi, Cambodian, and Filipino are among the seven participating languages.
Both "group reading" and "group singing" will be categories in the competition. A 3,000 NTD gift voucher will be given to the winning team. Through the competition, it is hoped that new immigrants would be able to take full advantage of their language abilities and build a more diversified and international city.
Registration for Southeast Asian and International Language Competition of New Taipei City now kicked off.Photo provided by Education Department, New Taipei City Government