Taipei-Shanghai forum set for July 2 (update)

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/06/19
By: Chang Shu-ling, Liang Pei-chi and Lilian Wu

Taipei, June 19 (CNA) A Taipei-Shanghai forum is set to be held in Shanghai on July 2, with the theme

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of “healthy city,” a Taipei spokesman said Monday.

Liu Yi-ting (劉奕霆) said that Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) and Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong (應勇) will represent the two cities at the forum.

He said the forum will center on four topics — community health, environmental protection, smart city and public service, and young start-ups.

The two sides will also sign a memorandum of understanding covering exchanges and cooperation in four aspects, including exchanges between the University of Taipei and Shanghai University, between Taipei Nehui District and Shanghai’s Pudong New Area, the promotion of basketball, and consumer rights protection.    [FULL  STORY]

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