(Central News Agency reporter Guo Jianshen, New Taipei, 16th) People’s Party presidential candidate Ke Wenzhe launched a number of ethnic and cultural policies today, including the enactment of an anti-ethnic discrimination law, the legalization of the original transfer status of the Presidential Palace, and the acceleration of the formulation of a new Basic Residents Law. Ko Wenzhe emphasized that no matter who comes first, as long as we live in Taiwan and identify with Taiwan, “we are all Taiwanese.”
Ko Wenzhe held a press conference on “Inclusive Diversity, Ethnic Cultural Policy” at the campaign headquarters today, including Director-General of the Ko Wenzhe Campaign Huang Shanshan, People’s Party Secretary-General Zhou Taizhu, People’s Party New Taipei Legislative Candidate Li Youyi, People’s Party Original Democratic Association Chairman Liang Minghui and Vice Chairman Lin Qiulin, Chairman of the People’s Party Guest Committee Zhang Qingjun, Chairman of the New Resident Affairs Committee of the People’s Party Xu Chunying, Professor Jiang Mingxiu of the Department of Public Affairs of National Chengchi University, former Taipei City Aboriginal People’s Association Chairman Chen Xiuhui, Taiwan New Residents Party Chairman Mai Yuzhen also attended the meeting.
Ke Wenzhe said that according to statistics, the “self-identification” rate of Taiwanese ethnic groups is 67% in southern Fujian, 19% in Hakka, 5% in mainland China provinces, and 2% in indigenous people, including migrant workers and professionals, new residents, new second generation, and overseas college students. There are 8% “new residents in the broad sense” of the country. Currently, there are nearly 2 million new residents in the broad sense. The new residents have become the fourth largest ethnic group in Taiwan.
Ko Wenzhe said that Taiwan should strive to become an inclusive and diverse ethnic environment, enrich Taiwan’s cultural power, and enact an “anti-ethnic discrimination law” as soon as possible to respect all ethnic groups and no longer divide ethnic groups.
Talking about the Hakka community, Ke Wenzhe put forward four political opinions. The first is to implement the “Hakka Basic Law” and inject new vitality into the Hakka language; the second is to build a Hakka industrial cluster so that “one village, one festival” can shine internationally; the third is to use Digital technology completely preserves Hakka culture, language, folk songs, operas and traditional techniques and crafts; the fourth is to establish Taiwan as a global Hakka center and hold the “Global Hakka Academic Forum”, “Hakka Global Enterprise Alliance” and “Global Hakka Peace Envoy” every year and other activities.
Ke Wenzhe also proposed five major indigenous political opinions. The first is to legalize the Presidential Office’s Aboriginal Historical Justice and Transformational Justice Committee, grant substantive investigation powers, and elevate the status of the Aboriginal Committee to unify the country’s Aboriginal policy plans and funds. review; the second is to establish a national ethnic and national assembly and local tribal autonomy conferences.
The third is to build an intelligent indigenous people’s voice database and an indigenous people’s cultural assets database; the fourth is to legislate to promote the “indigenous people” status and rights of the Pingpu people; the fifth is to create companion readings by schools, NGOs and enterprises The employment platform helps Aboriginal students reduce their learning gap, provides internship and employment opportunities, and creates a friendly employment environment.
As for the political views on new residents, Ke Wenzhe proposed 7 key points. The first is to accelerate the formulation of the Basic Law for New Residents and the establishment of a new residents committee; the second is to add a single window for new residents at the central and local levels and develop a multi-language and daily life information APP; the third is to establish a national Consistent methods for handling students who transfer from one country to another, and strengthened tutoring to bridge the learning gap.
Ke Wenzhe also added that the fourth is to strive to ensure that all new residents obtain ID cards for four years, and to reasonably optimize the marriage immigration interview mechanism; the fifth is to protect judicial human rights and medical equality, strengthen the legal aid and interpretation system, and promote judicial Documents should be made multilingual; the sixth is to expand the handling of important folk festivals for new residents; the seventh is to form an inter-departmental task force of the Executive Yuan to protect the human rights of missing migrant workers and “newborns from illegal households”. (Editor: Zhai Sijia) 1121116