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Asher Yarden: Israel hopes to increase bilateral exchanges with Taiwan On the Line
2016-12-18
  • Asher Yarden: Israel hopes to increase bilateral exchanges with Taiwan

    Asher Yarden: Israel hopes to increase bilateral exchanges with Taiwan

    Asher Yarden: Israel hopes to increase bilateral exchanges with Taiwan
  • Asher Yarden: Israel hopes to increase bilateral exchanges with Taiwan

    Asher Yarden: Israel hopes to increase bilateral exchanges with Taiwan

    Asher Yarden, the representative of the Israel Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei
  • Asher Yarden: Israel hopes to increase bilateral exchanges with Taiwan

    Asher Yarden: Israel hopes to increase bilateral exchanges with Taiwan

    Asher Yarden, the representative of the Israel Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei (right)
  • Asher Yarden: Israel hopes to increase bilateral exchanges with Taiwan

    Asher Yarden: Israel hopes to increase bilateral exchanges with Taiwan

    Asher Yarden, the representative of the Israel Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei (right)

The bilateral trade between Taiwan and Israel reached US $1.5 billion dollars in 2015. Asher Yarden, the representative of the Israel Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei said economic cooperation is important to Israel and in 2016, his office has invited both Taiwanese and Israeli business delegations to visit each other adding that he has also invited Israeli buyers to Taiwan.

 

Asher Yarden said the signing of the R&D agreement between Taiwan and Israel in 2015 provides a great opportunity for business companies of both sides to work on R&D and develop new products thereby creating new value through integration.

Interview with MIPC representative Achilles Yeh and Mozambique musicians

Interview with MIPC representative Achilles Yeh and Mozambique musicians

Interview with MIPC representative Achilles Yeh and Mozambique musicians

2017-10-15 01:00:00

The representative of Mozambique Investment Promotion Center (MIPC), Mr.Achilles Yeh brought four musicians from Mozambique to perform at the Taichung Jazz Festival in Central Taiwan which runs from Oct 7th to 15th.

 

Taichung Jazz Festival is an international festival with musicians from USA, Spain, Belgium, Finland, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, Israel and Mozambique.

 

In our studio today, we are joined by Mr. Achilles Yeh, the representative of  Mozambique Investment Promotion Center in Taiwan along with four Mozambique musicians, Dúa Maciel, Orlando Venhereque, Walter Mabas and Xixel Langa.

 

https://youtu.be/_90Be4zPWjo

 

【RTI 】MIPC showcases Mozambique music in Taiwan

( Part 1)

https://youtu.be/hlkwON4FoUk

 ( Part 2)

https://youtu.be/0W0Xc0zeGD8

 ( Part 3)

https://youtu.be/u7KcTk5R-rI

( Part 4)

https://youtu.be/bVwOwRr3JGk

 

 

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Ambassador Hubert Emmanuel talks about educational and trade exchanges between Taiwan and Saint Lucia

Ambassador Hubert Emmanuel talks about educational and trade exchanges between Taiwan and Saint Lucia

Ambassador Hubert Emmanuel talks about educational and trade exchanges between Taiwan and Saint Lucia

2017-10-08 01:00:00

In our last week’s edition, the ambassador of Saint Lucia, Ambassador Hubert Emmanuel talked about the ICT cooperation between Taiwan and Saint Lucia and how he hopes to promote tourism.

 

In this edition, the ambassador of Saint Lucia, Ambassador Hubert Emmanuel said education and health sectors are important to Saint Lucia adding that health services in Taiwan are second to none in the world as he has lived in the US and the UK before. He said many students from Saint Lucia major in various disciplines in Taiwan including health services, engineering and agriculture. He believes these students will make a difference in the future when they return to Saint Lucia. The ambassador’s daughter came to Taiwan to study even before he was posted in Taiwan in 2015 as she was fascinated by things in Taiwan. She turned down the offer by the University of the West Indies and came to study in Taiwan instead.

 

During his tenure in Taiwan, the ambassador hopes to push for business development and through business partnership and investment, the ties between Taiwan and Saint Lucia can be further cemented as it will create jobs in the country. He said there will joint-venture in agro-processing and other types of business investment. Taiwanese are good at manufacturing and they can come to Saint Lucia to do light manufacturing business. Goods assembled and manufactured in Saint Lucia can be exported to all the Caribbean countries enjoying duty free qualifications.

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Ambassador Hubert Emmanuel from Saint Lucia talks about ICT cooperation with Taiwan

Ambassador Hubert Emmanuel from Saint Lucia talks about ICT cooperation with Taiwan

Ambassador Hubert Emmanuel from Saint Lucia talks about ICT cooperation with Taiwan

2017-10-01 01:00:00

In last week’s edition, the ambassador of Saint Lucia, Ambassador Hubert Emmanuel said agriculture is an important industry for Saint Lucia as tourism sector in Saint Lucia has been growing. Saint Lucia is self-sufficient in the production of many fruits and vegetables.

 

Ambassador Hubert Emmanuel said Taiwan Technical Mission has been working with the government of Saint Lucia to revolutionize ICT sector in Saint Lucia. ICT center was established and e-government system has been implemented including the police force and the health system. The project that will be completed by the end of 2018 is a GINet (Government Island-wide Network) which is another cooperative project between Taiwan and Saint Lucia allowing Wi-Fi connectivity across the island.

 

The economy of Saint Lucia depends on tourism and attracts around 350 thousand tourists every year. Ambassador Hubert Emmanuel said he hopes more Taiwanese will visit his beautiful country in the future and his government hopes to promote a package of tourism which includes some other famous resorts in the Bahamas and Barbados.

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Interview with Ambassador Hubert Emmanuel from Saint Lucia

Interview with Ambassador Hubert Emmanuel from Saint Lucia

Interview with Ambassador Hubert Emmanuel from Saint Lucia

2017-09-24 01:00:00

Saint Lucia is an island country located in the eastern Caribbean Sea. The ambassador of Saint Lucia Ambassador Hubert Emmanuel said agriculture is an important industry for Saint Lucia as it has to satisfy the demand of the growing tourism sector.

 

Saint Lucia is not only self-sufficient in the production of many fruits and vegetables but exports them to other countries as well. Since 2010, the banana industry has been threatened by black sigatoka, a leaf-spot disease of bananas, and Taiwan has been helping the farmers fight black sigatoka in Saint Lucia, thereby guiding farmers in implementing disease control measures and restoring capacity back to the banana industry in Saint Lucia. 

 

Before assuming the post as the ambassador in Taiwan, Ambassador Hubert Emmanuel once served as the vice minister of agriculture, vice foreign minister, and the deputy consul-general in New York.

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My love of the  seven-stringed zither

My love of the seven-stringed zither

My love of the seven-stringed zither

2017-09-23 00:00:00

In today's program, Swedish sinologist Cecilia Lindqvist talked about how her interest in a seven-stringred zither changed her attitudes towards China from disgust to enthusiam when she was a foreign student at Beijing University 56 years ago. 

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Interview with Taipei Bureau Director of RSF, Cédric Alviani (Part II)

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2017-09-17 01:00:00

Taipei Bureau Director of RSF (Reporters Sans Frontières/Reporters without Borders), Cédric Alviani said RSF receives its funding from activities RSF holds and half the funding comes from the sale of the book “One Hundred Photos for Press Freedom” which they work with some famous artists.

 

RSF provides bullet-proof helmets and insurance to reporters going to war-zone areas. The organization also provides legal fee to journalists when they are prosecuted by a certain government in connection with their reports and helps some reporters in danger to move out of the country.

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China in the 1960s

Another World

Another World

2017-09-16 09:17:53

In Chinese Culture 101, Swedish sinologist Cecilia Lindqvist talks about her life as a foreign student in China from 1961 to 1962. China was no place to be in the 1960s; it was chaotic, absurd and depressing. 

 

Lindqvist published a book titled "Another World" in 2015. 

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Interview with Taipei Bureau Director of RSF, Cédric Alviani

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Taipei Bureau Director of RSF (Reporters Sans Frontières/Reporters without Borders), Cédric Alviani said Asia is the first challenging location for the protection and development of the freedom of information which is why RSF opened its first bureau in Asia and the 12th bureau in the world. He added that it would not be possible to open a bureau in China and Hong Kong as it would have the same problem. Asked why the first bureau was opened in Taiwan, Cédric Alviani said people in Taiwan speak Chinese and it’s easy to get information China adding that Taiwan is number one in Asia in terms of freedom of information and the rule of law applies in Taiwan without the fear of government’s interference.

 

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In Chinese Culture 101, Swedish sinoloigst Cecilia Lindqvist talks about her new book "Another World". The book, published in 2015, offers first-hand information about what China was like when she was a foreign student at Beijing University from 1961 to 1962. China was no place to be in the 1960; it was chaotic, depressing, oppressive and full of hungry people. 

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Interview with J.Michael Cole, the Editor in Chief of Taiwan Sentinel (Part II)

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2017-09-03 01:00:00

J.Michael Cole, the Editor in Chief of Taiwan Sentinel, a website created to help foreign government analysts, policy makers, academics and the general public to understand Taiwan better,said the Sun Flower Movement in 2014 and the 2016 Presidential Election generated tremendous interest in Taiwan and Taiwan’s civil society. The winning of the presidential and parliamentary elections of the DPP attracted the international audience to pay more attention to the cross-Strait relations.

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Mr.Fabio Guimarães Franco: Brazilian athletes are keen on showing talents at 2017 Taipei Universiade

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2017-08-27 01:00:00

2017 Taipei Summer Universiade is held between August 19th and 30th in Taipei bringing together more than 11,000 athletes, coaches and officials from more than 140 countries in the world. The Brazilian delegation made up of 300 selected athletes, coaches and officials represents the biggest team from South America and one of the largest in Brazilian Confederation of University Sports (Confederação Brasileira de Desporto Universitário - CBDU) history. More than 20 Olympic student-athletes from Brazil also compete at the Taipei Summer Universiade. Mr.Fabio Guimarães Franco, the director of the Commercial Office of Brazil said the Brazilian athletes are keen on showing their talents at Taipei Summer Universiade.

 

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2017-08-20 01:00:00

Taiwan Sentinel website was established in January, 2017, according the Editor in Chief, J.Michael Cole. Michael Cole has been living in Taiwan since 2005 and has closely monitored the political development of Taiwan. He said he has travelled across the island extensively and has built close contact with people from all walks of life in order to better understand Taiwan. The purpose of setting up Taiwan Sentinel is to defend liberal democratic way of life in Taiwan adding that it serves as a bridge between Taiwan and foreign audience in order to address misperceptions of the Taiwan Strait covered by the international media. Michael Cole is also a senior non-resident fellow with the China Policy Institute, University of Nottingham, UK and associate researcher with the French Centre for Research on Contemporary China. He was also Editor in Chief of Thinking Taiwan between 2014 and 2016, a product of Dr.Tsai Ing-wen’s Taiwan Thinking Foundation, Taiwan’s premier source of non-partisan analysis about politics and society in Taiwan.

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