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Taiwan uni students learn traditional culture in Nantong

By Hu Xiaoyu chinadaily.com.cn Updated: 2019-08-27

A group of Taiwan university students visited Tangzha ancient town in Nantong, in East China’s Jiangsu province on Aug 25, to learn about the ancient technique of movable-type printing and papermaking, organizers said.

The 44 students, who came from 32 Taiwan universities, started a three-week internship in 15 Nantong-based companies on Aug 6. 

Organizers said the activity aimed to promote cultural exchanges between Nantong and Taiwan, which have maintained a close relationship in various fields, including trade.

Nantong is currently home to more than 2,000 Taiwan-funded projects. The city has also implemented a series of preferential policies to deepen the bilateral cooperation in commerce and culture.

The city has set up two provincial-level centers for communications with Taiwan: an employment and entrepreneur center for Taiwan youth and an e-commerce service center for Taiwan merchants.

The direct air route between the two regions carried 34,000 passengers last year, officials said.


Taiwan university students learn the ancient technique of movable-type printing in the Tangzha ancient town, in Nantong, on Aug 25. [Photo/IC]


A visitor searches for characters she needs for printing, on Aug 25. [Photo/IC]

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