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Turkish representative in Taiwan talks about commemoration of 1st year of failed coup d’etat On the Line
2017-08-06
  • Turkish representative in Taiwan talks about commemoration of 1st year of failed coup d’etat

    Turkish representative in Taiwan talks about commemoration of 1st year of failed coup d’etat

    The Representative of Turkish Trade office in Taipei, Ambassador Ismet Erikan
  • Turkish representative in Taiwan talks about commemoration of 1st year of failed coup d’etat

    Turkish representative in Taiwan talks about commemoration of 1st year of failed coup d’etat

    The Representative of Turkish Trade office in Taipei, Ambassador Ismet Erikan (RTI's file photo)

The Representative of Turkish Trade office in Taipei, Ambassador Ismet Erikan said everyone should remember the tragic incident, the failed coup d’etat that took place in Turkey on July 15, 2016. The coup left around 250 dead and 2,200 injured. The Turkish representative said democracy is hard to gain and to defend adding that Turkey is now safe and the number of tourists has increased including Taiwanese tourists.

 

Ambassador Ismet Erikan hopes the number of Taiwanese tourists to Turkey will increase from 100,000 to 1 million some day given the fact that around 14 million Taiwanese travel abroad every year.

 

Dr.Nina Kao Hsiao-Ling, CEO of Overseas Medical Mission Center of Changhua Christian Hospital talks about overseas medical aid

Dr.Nina Kao Hsiao-Ling, CEO of Overseas Medical Mission Center of Changhua Christian Hospital talks about overseas medical aid

Dr.Nina Kao Hsiao-Ling, CEO of Overseas Medical Mission Center of Changhua Christian Hospital talks about overseas medical aid

2018-07-15 01:00:00

Dr.Nina Kao Hsiao-Ling, CEO of Overseas Medical Mission Center of Changhua Christian Hospital said before sending a team overseas, they have to work with various government departments and NGOs adding that overseas medical assistance has to do with the local environmental protection and nutrition improvement as it involves not only medical service but also nutrition, food security, safe water and education. 

 

On today’s show, Dr.Nina Kao Hsiao-Ling, CEO of Overseas Medical Mission Center of Changhua Christian Hospital will share with us her experience working in various countries providing medical assistance.

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Interview with Dr,Nina Kao, CEO of Overseas Medical Mission Center of Changhua Christian Hospital

Interview with Dr.Nina Kao Hsiao-Ling, CEO of Overseas Medical Mission Center of Changhua Christian Hospital

Interview with Dr.Nina Kao Hsiao-Ling, CEO of Overseas Medical Mission Center of Changhua Christian Hospital

2018-07-08 01:00:00

Taiwan has provided medical aid to many countries in the world. A number of NGOs and hospitals in Taiwan have done so and one example is Changhua Christian Hospital in central Taiwan that launched its overseas medical missions in 2008. Dr.Nina Kao Hsiao-Ling, CEO of Overseas Medical Mission Center of Changhua Christian Hospital, said Changhua Christian Hospital has provided medical assistance to Africa, South Pacific, the Caribbean countries and some Asian countries.

 

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Bruno Duparc of Alliance Française: the number of Taiwanese students learning French is increasing

Bruno Duparc of Alliance Française: the number of Taiwanese students learning French is increasing

Bruno Duparc of Alliance Française: the number of Taiwanese students learning French is increasing

2018-07-01 01:00:00

French President Emmanuel Macron said France is back and Bruno Duparc, the director of Alliance Française of Taiwan said French is back and the number of students learning French has been increasing. There are around 2,000 Taiwanese students at Alliance Française of Taiwan, not to mention those who major in French at universities in Taiwan. Alliance Française 850 centers in around 130 countries in the world and there are two centers in Taiwan, Taipei and Kaohsiung. Bruno Duparc hopes to establish another center in the central Taiwan city of Taichung in the future.

  

Watch Bruno Duparc on You Tube

https://youtu.be/HiE0MmgCasQ

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Interview with Bruno Duparc, the director of Alliance Française of Taiwan

Interview with Bruno Duparc, the director of Alliance Française of Taiwan

Interview with Bruno Duparc, the director of Alliance Française of Taiwan

2018-06-24 01:00:00

Bruno Duparc, the director of Alliance Française of Taiwan said Alliance Française is a non-profit organization founded in 1883 to promote French language learning and French culture. It has 850 centers in around 130 countries in the world and the two centers in Taiwan are located in Taipei and Kaohsiung, northern Taiwan.

 

 

Watch Bruno Duparc on You Tube

https://youtu.be/HiE0MmgCasQ

 

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Interview with members of Germany-Taiwan Parliamentary Friendship

Interview with members of Germany-Taiwan Parliamentary Friendship

Interview with members of Germany-Taiwan Parliamentary Friendship

2018-06-17 01:00:00

Three members of the German Bundestag or German Parliament visited Taiwan in May to understand the political, economic and social development in Taiwan. The three members are Mr.Axel Fischer, a member of the Budget Committee, Mr.Carsten Müller, member of the Committee on Economic Affairs and Energy as well as Mr.Peter Aumer, a member of the Committee on Labor and Social Affairs.

 

The three members of the German parliament also exchanged views with Taiwanese government officials in the areas of renewable energy and environmental protection policy.

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Interview with BMI (Banteng Muda Indonesia), a youth wing of Indonesian ruling party on Taiwan-Indonesia exchanges

Interview with BMI (Banteng Muda Indonesia), a youth wing of Indonesian ruling party on Taiwan-Indonesia exchanges

Interview with BMI (Banteng Muda Indonesia), a youth wing of Indonesian ruling party on Taiwan-Indonesia exchanges

2018-06-10 01:00:00

Indonesian PDI-P (Partai Demokrasi Indonesia Perjuangan) or Indonesian Democratic Party-Struggle was founded in 1998 with the chairperson, Megawati Sukarnoputri who was also the Indonesian president between 2001 and 2004. BMI (Banteng Muda Indonesia) or Indonesian Young Bulls is a youth wing of Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s political party. A group of BMI members led by its Jakarta chapter Dian Eka Yanto visited Taiwan recently to explore opportunities to work with Taiwan and to establish a chapter in Taiwan in the future. Liliyana from the Woman and Children’s Division and Prisca Soetikno, secretary of Law and Human Rights’ Division of BMI share with us their views on BMI.

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Interview with the founder of LunchBox Press, Ofer Vardi

Interview with the founder of LunchBox, Ofer Vardi

Interview with the founder of LunchBox, Ofer Vardi

2018-06-03 01:00:00

Ofer Vardi recently visited Taiwan to explore the possibility of working with a Taiwanese publisher. Ofer Vardi is a publisher and editor-in-chief of LunchBox Press, a publishing company that publishes cookbooks and culinary content in Israel.

 

Recently four of the cookbooks published by LunchBox Press have been nominated for an award to be presented at The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in Yantai, China. The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards is compared to the Oscar Academy Awards for movies, every year they honor the best food and wine books and books from around 200 countries participate in these prestigious awards

 

“Going Paprikash: The Best of Hungarian Jewish Cuisine”, one of the best-selling books was written by Ofer Vardi himself and the book includes more than 100 easy recipes that he learned from his grandmother’s Hungarian cooking.

 

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Interview with Austrian representative, Mr.Albin Mauritz

Interview with Austrian representative, Mr.Albin Mauritz

Interview with Austrian representative, Mr.Albin Mauritz

2018-05-27 01:00:00

Since 2014, Taiwan and Austria have had working holiday agreement and both sides signed a declaration in October last year to extend visa validity for participants in their bilateral working holiday program to one year. Mr.Albin Mauritz, the director of Austrian Office Taipei said the original six-month working holiday program was too short for one to explore a country while working and travelling.

 

The quota of 50 participants from Taiwanese side is filled every year and Mr.Albin Mauritz said he hopes that the number can be increased to 100 even though this year the quota has been raised to 75. The working holiday program is for both nationals between 18 and 30 years of age.

  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1AbcPDuios&feature=youtu.be

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Austrian representative, Mr.Albin Mauritz talks about Taiwan-Austria green energy cooperation

Austrian representative, Mr.Albin Mauritz talks about Taiwan-Austria green energy cooperation

Austrian representative, Mr.Albin Mauritz talks about Taiwan-Austria green energy cooperation

2018-05-20 01:00:00

The problem of possible electricity shortage has been raised in Taiwan recently and the plan to construct a coal-fired plant has received some criticism. Mr.Albin Mauritz, the director of Austrian Office Taipei said Austria has banned the use of nuclear power plants, adding that the referendum to abolish nuclear power was passed in 1978.

 

Austria has turned to renewable energy and now around 70% of the country is powered by renewable energy especially wind energy and hydropower. Austria is the leading country in Europe when it comes to using hydropower.

 

What can Taiwan learn from Austria? Mr.Albin Mauritz, the director of Austrian Office Taipei shares with us his views on renewable energy development in Austria.

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Interview with journalists from Asia-Pacific

Interview with journalists from Asia-Pacific

Interview with journalists from Asia-Pacific

2018-05-13 01:00:00

A group of journalists from Asia-Pacific recently visited Taiwan and I had a chance to interview four of them, namely Mr.Vince Alvic Alexis Nonato from the Philippine Daily Inquirer, the largest newspaper in the Philippines, Alen Moni Mathews, senior sub editor of the New Indian Express, one of the four major English newspapers in South India, Mohd Asim Khan, principal correspondent of Indo-Asia News Service, the largest independent news service in India and Jonathan Underhill, the founder of Business Desk, New Zealand’s most widely disseminated source of business and market news.

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Interview with Prof.Yossi Leshem,a bird researcher, on the cooperation of Taiwan-Israel bird research

Interview with Prof.Yossi Leshem,a bird researcher, on the cooperation of Taiwan-Israel bird research

Interview with Prof.Yossi Leshem,a bird researcher, on the cooperation of Taiwan-Israel bird research

2018-05-06 01:00:00

Prof.Yossi Leshem, the most well-known ornithologist (bird researcher ) in Israel said they are working on the project called “saluting flights” to welcome the swifts in the spring of 2019 in cooperation with Muslims, Christians and Jews along the border of Jordan. Prof.Leshem will also invite Dr.Jane Goodall to join the event and to raise resources for cross-border projects.

 

Prof.Leshem has been known for the use of barn Owls and Kestrels as biological pest control agents and have made one-time enemies to become friendlier on preventing bird strikes. He was once invited by Taiwan to take part in the research to reduce disasters as a result of birds striking airplanes.

 

To find out more, we are joined by Prof.Yossi Leshem, a professor of the Department of Zoology of George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences at Tel Aviv University, Israel.

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Interview with an Indonesian artist, Sri Hanuraga Aga performing in Taiwan

Interview with an Indonesian artist, Sri Hanuraga Aga performing in Taiwan

Interview with an Indonesian artist, Sri Hanuraga Aga performing in Taiwan

2018-04-29 01:00:00

Cross-cultural Jazz Night was held in Taipei in late April and it brought together jazz musicians from Taiwan and Indonesia for the first time. Sri Hanuraga Aga, an Indonesian jazz recording artist, producer and music educator said he hopes to see more collaboration between Taiwanese and Indonesian musicians. In his personal view, he thinks there is a fusion of traditional music with pop music in the Chinese music industry in Taiwan and he hopes that the government of Indonesia will help promote the incorporation of folk and traditional music such as Dangdut into pop music.

 

Sri Hanuraga Aga obtained his master’s degree in jazz piano at Conservatorium van Amsterdam, a Dutch academy of music in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He also teaches piano at Universitas Pelita Harapan Conservatory of Music, a private music school founded in 2000 in Indonesia as well as at Institut Musik Daya Indonesia, a music academy in Indonesia.

 

Video Interview

https://www.facebook.com/RTI.Siaran.Indonesia/videos/2446301968729038/

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