Children of 150,000 S.E. Asian new immigrants ‘Taiwan’s future hope’: Tsai

Tsai called on sons and daughters of S.E. Asian immigrants to learn their mothers’ languages and recognize their ‘double heritage’

Taiwan News
Date: 2016/12/11
By: Central News Agency

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called the children of some 150,000 new immigrants from Southeast Asia “sons and daughters of New Taiwan” who will be “Taiwan’s future hope.”

Speaking to a gathering of participants in a singing contest staged by her Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to celebrate the cultures of these new immigrants, Tsai called on their sons and daughters to learn their mothers’ languages and recognize their “double heritage” identity.

“You will become an important force with which Taiwan will go into the international community, into the world,” she said.    [FULL  STORY]

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