跳到主要內容區塊

Overseas Compatriot Youth Activities

+ MORE
2019
11/29
OCAC 2019 Taiwan Chinese Cuisine Head Chef Workshop
The Overseas Community Affairs Council (OCAC) held the OCAC 2019 Taiwan Chinese Cuisine Head Chef Workshop November 11-16 with the aim of meeting the business startup and competitiveness increase requirements of overseas compatriot and Taiwanese businesses. The Workshop was attended by 30 participants from 17 countries. The starting ceremony and welcome lunch were hosted by OCAC Vice Minister Roy Yuan-Rong Leu, accompanied by Wong Shu-hwa, Director General of the OCAC Department of Business Affairs, on November 11. Leu said Taiwan’s gastronomic culture is diverse and Taiwanese cuisine combines the best of different cuisines; he encouraged participants to put what they learn in the Workshop to good use when they return home. On November 15, OCAC Deputy Minister Kao Chien-chih hosted the closing ceremony and  results presentation meal accompanied by Department of Business Affairs Senior Executive Officer Chung Yu-chang. Deputy Minister Kao congratulated participants for being selected for training in Taiwan and for completing the program; and also expressed the hope that they will promote the dishes that they learned how to make in their place of residence so that more people learn about Taiwan through gastronomy.   Participants learned a lot from the six days of practical courses, lectures, results presentation and enterprise visits and said they will take the knowledge and skills they have learned to develop their Chinese food business in their place of residence. 
2019
11/29
Computers to Northern Thailand-Overseas Compatriot School Improvement Project Joint Press Conference
The Overseas Community Affairs Council (OCAC) and Association for Chinese Century Culture and Education Development (the Association) held the Computers to Northern Thailand-Overseas Compatriot School Improvement Project joint press conference on the morning of November 5, 2019. The OCAC and the Association have collected 200 computers that will be sent to northern Thailand and donated to 10 local overseas compatriot schools.    In his speech, OCAC Minister Wu thanked Association President Wu for implementing the Project. He said, to date, 1007 computers have been donated to Thailand and Myanmar, benefiting overseas compatriots in northern Thailand and Myanmar, and called on more individuals, companies and civil groups to get involved in overseas compatriot education work to nurture more young overseas compatriots. President Wu said the Project has been implemented for just two years but has seen good results; as well as donating computers, in Myanmar   computer teaching has been provided and a computer repair center set up to assist children in remote areas “flip” their lives. President Wu’s wife, directors of the Association and people who have kindly helped or donated to the Project were in attendance at the press conference, around 80 people in all.