Liaison Office of South Africa

                    in Taiwan, Taipei                                                          

 

                                        Suite 1301, 13th FL., 205 Tun Hwa North Rd., Taipei 105, Taiwan                            

                                        Tel: (02) 8175-8588           Fax: (02) 2712-5109                                                             last updated: 25 July 2016

                                south.africa@msa.hinet.net


 

 

 

 

 

     

Debunking the myth of violent crime in SA

Violent crime in South Africa has risen dramatically in the last 20 years, right? Wrong. In fact, the opposite. A new book by researchers Anine Kriegler and Mark Shaw reveals that the past two decades have shown unprecedented improvement in the physical safety of the vast majority of people in the country.

 


Due to the security considerations and the up-surge in the number of visa applications, the Mission would like to emphasize that it is on top of the situation and is working hard to lessen the waiting period for both applications and receipt of visas. The Mission would also like to implore the broader community in Taiwan to be patient.

Issued by HoM: MN Aphane


 

Liaison Office of South Africa is on Facebook.


HIV and Aids: How to get treatment and support in South Africa

There are many free services in South Africa for people living with HIV - and for their friends and family. Here is a guide to where you can get help and advice.

Mandela miniseries filming in South Africa

A six-part television series on the life of Nelson Mandela is currently being filmed in South Africa. Featuring an all-star cast of international and local actors – with Laurence Fishburne as Madiba and Terry Pheto as Winnie – the BET-produced series is due out in 2017.

Go on safari with South African ranger and vlogger

Do you know what a bushman's candle is? Ranger Ryno Erasmus explains this and much more on his recently created YouTube channel Ryno in the Bush. He takes you on safari and teaches you all about what to expect in the wild.

Download: Guidelines for good business practice in Africa

The Department of Trade and Industry has published a set of guidelines for good business practice by South African companies operating elsewhere in Africa, to ensure responsible corporate citizenship across the continent. Download the guidelines here.

Pan-African passport launched at AU Summit

A pan-African passport will allow Africans to move freely across African borders. The passport, to be available to heads of state and diplomats first, was launched yesterday. It was among a raft of issues discussed at the 27th African Union Summit in Rwanda.

Eco-tourism in South Africa's winelands

Eco-tourism in South Africa's winelands is thriving, with visitors to the Western Cape increasingly as interested in exploring the wealth of eco-tourism activities on offer as they are in sampling the region's famous wines.

 

Private equity and investment in Africa

Is Africa the world's most under-rated investment destination? Could the continent offer better returns on cheaper capital? Could private equity be the key to unlocking the wealth of the world's largest market and the last frontier of growth in an ailing global economy?

 

South Africa 'has investment advantage'

Stability and predictability of institutions, a free press and a transparent Constitution and government give South Africa an advantage over many developing countries in attracting investment, but more must be done to stamp out corruption, says Goldman Sachs International MD Colin Coleman.

 

SA home to three best airports in Africa

South Africa's three major international airports, OR Tambo International, Cape Town International and King Shaka International, scored a treble at the 2011 Skytrax World Airport Awards, being named the top three airports in Africa.

 

Making it easier to do business in SA

The government plans to make it easier to do business in South Africa by setting up a national one-stop shop for investment approvals, reforming BEE codes, and simplifying the red tape required of small businesses.

 

Kruger Park: jewel in SA's wildlife crown

The world-renowned Kruger National Park, South Africa's largest game reserve, offers incomparable game and bird viewing, and accommodation to suit every taste, within a biodiversity hotspot the size of a small country.

 

Building the nation's brand
Working to improve the country's competitiveness abroad; contributing to social cohesion and nation brand ambassadorship at home.

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                       South Africa Photo Galleries

 

SA Photo Galleries
SA's people, coastline, wildlife, birdlife, flora, rock art ... take a quick photo tour of a country as diverse as it is beautiful.


                          

      Mapping South Africa 

             Mapping South Africa

Find accommodation, find a restaurant, find an address, find directions ... find your way on our interactive, multi-dimensional, macro to micro  South Africa map.


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