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Dear Readers, We are glad to bring you the latest issue of TFAC Newsletter. including exciting activities before and during the X'mas hoidays. Merry Christmas everyone!

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  • +Tfac NewsletterVol.37

    Better Tainan?

  • Tainan City and Tainan County will merge on the December 25th, 2010. An era is about to begin.

    Tainan City, established in 2010, scheduled to municipalities, located in southern Taiwan, the merger of the original jurisdiction of Taiwan Provincial Tainan County , Tainan City from. Population of 1.87 million, an area of 2191.6531 square kilometers.

    There will be an inaugural ceremony held in Tainan City There will be an inaugural ceremony held in Tainan City Government for new mayor William Lai Ching-te on December 25. The ceromony will start from 08:30 to 11:30. Welcome for watching the ceremony.

    1999 The new citizen hotline instead of

    298-1000

  • For welcoming the Great Tainan upgrading to direct-controlled municipality Tainan City Government launch a series of activities

    Xmas in Tainan

    Cycling tour Dong-an-fang centurial church12/18 (8:30 a.m ~ 12 p.m) & 12/19 (1:30 p.m ~ 5 p.m)

    Cycling visits Dong-an-fang centurial school12/25 ~ 26 (8:30 a.m ~ 12 p.m)

    Walking visits Dong-an-fang centurial grace history12/18, 19 & 25

    Tainan Mayor HouseNo. 239, Nanmen Rd., West Central District, Tainan City.

    Merry Christmas Party12/19 (2 p.m ~ 5 p.m) Holiday Plaza in Tainan Municipal Cultural CenterNo. 332, Sec. 3, Zhonghua East Rd., East District, Tainan City

    Walking tour Dong-an-fang Cultural Zone12/11 ~ 1/31 Coco Gallery in Chang Jung Sr. High SchoolNo. 79, Sec. 2, Linsen Rd.,East District, Tainan City

    Christmas decoration exhibition12/5 ~ 2/17 (Lantern Festival) Maxwell Memorial Church, Weather Bureau of Tainan, Wu's Garden, Prefectural City Church andThe Immaculate Conception The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Tainan Diocesis

    Lighting up the Xmas tree outside the mayors house

  • After Wusantou Reservoir, National Monument "Former Tainan Watercourse" is the second one in Tainan County being certified as a world civil engineering heritage by Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE). The certification was granted by Sakata Kenji, the Chairman of JSCE on December 12.

    Since "Former Tainan Watercourse" is a highly historical-valued civil engineering heritage, Sakata Kenji wants not only to preserve the facility, but also to improve the amicability between Taiwan and Japan by granting the certification.

    Hamano Yashirou, a Japanese engineer who led the construction of "Former Tainan Watercourse" since 1912, is farsighted; As a milestone in civilizing public health in Taiwan, "Former Tainan Watercourse" helps maintaining people's health by starting to supply clean tap water and reducing the spread of diseases, indicated by Su Huanzhi, the Mayor of Tainan County."Former Tainan Watercourse" made a considerable economic contribution to the development of Tainan, said by Su Huanzhi, the Mayor of Tainan County.

    Tfac Newsletter Vol. 37

    For example, Hayashi Hyakkaten (), the very second department store in Taiwan, also nicknamed "The Five Floors" (), is a modernized department store thanks to the direct water supply from "Former Tainan Watercourse"."Former Tainan Watercourse" was originally the source of water and restricted for public. In 2002, it was validated as a County Monument by Tainan County Government after the promotion by professors of NCKU. In 2005, it was validated as a National Monument by Ministry of the Interior and Council for Cultural Affairs; it is the very first National Monument in Tainan County.

    World Civil Engineering Heritage

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    Certified as

  • TNI

    Congratulations for the new Tainan, and hope the marriage can bring us a better life.

    Dont worry, we are still here at your service.

    Tainan Foreigner Assistance Centerhttp://foreigner.tncg.gov.tw/enNo.6, Sec.2, Yonghua Rd., Tainan City

    V37Greater Tainan CityXmas in Tainan