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  • Taiwanese folk dance group to tour Central America

    Taiwanese folk dance group to tour Central America

    A Taiwanese folk dance group will embark on a tour of Panama, Honduras, and El Salvador next week as part of an effort to increase cultural exchanges between Taiwan and its allies in Central America, ...

  • Chinese art exhibition opens at UN headquarters

    Chinese art exhibition opens at UN headquarters

    A Chinese art exhibition opened Monday at the UN headquarters, which features sceneries in China.The five-day exhibition, with a theme of "preserve environment, cherish homeland," put on display ...

  • International birdwatching fair takes flight in Taipei

    International birdwatching fair takes flight in Taipei

    The two-day Taipei International Birdwatching Fair took flight at the wetlands of Guandu Nature Park Saturday, with 11 conservation groups from seven countries flocking together to take part.Local ...

  • Psy, K-pop stars leave Taiwan after fiery concert

    Psy, K-pop stars leave Taiwan after fiery concert

    South Korean pop sensation Psy and other performers from the country left Taiwan Sunday after a night of heated performances at Taoyuan County Stadium.Sporting a white top and sunglasses, the ...

  • Boys Can Fly wins Golden Bell for best TV series

    Boys Can Fly wins Golden Bell for best TV series

    Boys Can Fly (Ci Wei Nan Hai), a 20-episode series about the spiritual rebirth of troubled young men, won the 49th Golden Bell Awards for best television series Saturday in Taipei.Presented by Taiwan ...

  • Sun After The Rain seen as front runner at Golden Bell Awards

    Sun After The Rain seen as front runner at Golden Bell Awards

    Sun After The Rain, a TV drama series about the shoe industry in Taiwan and the rivalry between two brothers, is seen as a strong contender in the 49th Golden Bell Awards, Taiwan's equivalent of the ...

  • Guardians of the Galaxy leads China's box office

    Guardians of the Galaxy leads China's box office

    American blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy ruled China's box office for the week ending Oct. 19, earning 237 million yuan (US$38.7 million). Domestic rom-com Breakup Buddies was a respectable No. 2 ...

  • Taoyuan erects 13m high sculpture of Guan Yu

    Taoyuan erects 13m high sculpture of Guan Yu

    A new landmark featuring Guan Yu, one of the best known Chinese historical figures and a popular deity today, has been erected in a park near downtown Taoyuan, Taiwan as a symbol of protection for ...

  • China's "happy farmhouses" attract 900 million tourists

    China's

    An emerging form of agritourism in China called Nongjiale, literally "happy farmhouse," attracted 900 million tourists in the country in 2013, the latest data from the agricultural ministry showed....

  • China opens Silk Road film fest

    China opens Silk Road film fest

    The Silk Road International Film Festival opened in Xi'an on Monday, aiming to promote cultural exchanges among countries along the proposed modernized version of the ancient trade route.The ...

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  • Du Jiahao (杜家毫)

    Du Jiahao (杜家毫)

    Du Jiahao is the governor and deputy Communist Party secretary of Hunan province. Du previously served as deputy governor of Heilongjiang province ...