Radio Taiwan International
President Tsai Ing-wen has taken over as head of the General Association of Chinese
Culture.The civic association was established with the help of the government in 1967 to promote cultural exchanges.
Tsai’s selection was decided during a committee meeting held Thursday. After her selection was announced, Tsai said that the organization must strive to achieve three goals in the future: the development of Taiwanese culture, the promotion of cross-strait cultural exchanges, and the strengthening of international cultural exchanges. Tsai said that cultural exchanges should play a key role in the government’s New Southbound Policy, which seeks to bring closer ties with South Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand. [FULL STORY]