The Third International Earth Science Olympiad
Taiwan is hosting this year's Third International Earth Science Olympiad (IESO). An opening ceremony was held on the 15th at the National Taiwan Normal University. At the ceremony, Minister Wu Ching-ji welcomed contestants from various countries and hopes that they can better understand the natural and cultural beauty of Taiwan through the competition. Some 130 students and teachers from 15 countries are estimated to participate. The picture shows contestants filing into the venue of the opening ceremony.