Taiwan-Philippines tech, science meeting in Manila
August 20, 2014, 12:01 am TWN
MANILA -- The fourth joint science and technology commission meeting between Taiwan and the Philippines opened Tuesday in Manila, during which officials from the two countries discussed cooperation to promote exchanges in technology.
The meeting was co-hosted by Minister of Science and Technology Simon Chang, who served as head of the Taiwanese delegation, and Amelia Guevara, undersecretary for research and development under the Philippine Department of Science and Technology.
The meeting's agenda included discussions on cooperative research projects on oceans, typhoons and earthquakes, as well as on bilateral technology personnel exchange programs.
For many years, Taiwan has been helping the Philippines to develop its high-tech industries and disaster prevention measures, said Taiwan's representative to the Philippines Raymond Wang, citing as an example training programs aimed at cultivating young talent in science and technology.