The Central American Integration System (SICA) held an Achievement Expo in El Salvador where they reported on the several successful projects made possible through funding from the Republic of China, Taiwan . Among those achievements was the EMPRENDE Fund where owners of small business in Central America were given seed capital to develop, improve or expand their business. Recipients of the seed capital displayed their products to Tsai Ing-wen , president of Taiwan.Representing Belize was Rebecca Stirm, fashion designer and owner of Rebecca Stirm Clothing.
Earlier this year, in January, the Taiwanese Embassy held a scholarship briefing with students, teachers and principals from various educational institutions across the country. It was to provide information on the application process for scholarships as well as school-life in Taiwan. Well today, Ambassador, Republic of China (Taiwan), David Wu, took the opportunity to report that some twenty-two applicants were successful in receiving one of the two scholarships offered by Taiwan for studies for either a bachelor or masters degree. Continue reading “Taiwan gives scholarships to Belizean students”
The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE), along with Royal Mayan Shrimp Farm, Hot Mamas Pepper Sauce and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, participated in the 22nd Annual Taipei International Food Show, held from June 27th– June 30th, in Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Approximately 40, 000 visitors attended the food show; therefore, creating a platform for regional and international producers and attendees to promote their products in the Taiwanese market. Apart from showcasing a wide variety of Belizean products, the two participating Belizean companies received favorable feedback from the attendees at the Show. Potential buyers and trading partners were identified through networking at the show. Communication will be established and dialogue is being undertaken to facilitate the process of potential trade between the interested buyers and the respective companies. Continue reading “Belize Attended the 22nd Annual Taipei International Food Show”