Jason Hu receives Visionary of the Year award in Toronto

Want China Times
Date: 2015-06-12
By: Mei-Tzu Kuo

Former mayor of Taichung Jason Hu received the 2015 Visionary of the Year award from New 20150612000114York-based Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) on Thursday in Toronto.

The vice chair of our parent group Want Want Group who governed Taichung for 13 years was praised by experts for the Taichung Metropolitan Opera House designed by renowned Japanese architect Toyo Ito.

“Taiwan has one of its grandest moments tonight,” said Hu who received a standing ovation from audiences after he gave a keynote speech during the ICF’s annual summit held from June 8-12. Taiwan’s performances in building intelligent communities wowed the organization’s judges, said the vice chair. New Taipei City was named as one of the ICF’s Top 7 Intelligent Communities of 2015 and Taichung was named the Intelligent Community of the Year in 2013 while Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, won the same honor in 2006, said Hu.     [FULL  STORY]

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