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  • Taiwan lit up for Lantern Festival

    Taiwan lit up for Lantern Festival

    Taiwan began to celebrate the Lantern Festival Friday, with cities and counties illuminated with lights and fireworks in a series of shows that will run through mid-March.The 2015 Taipei Light ...

  • Box office booms during Chinese Spring Festival

    Box office booms during Chinese Spring Festival

    Chinese cinemas' revenues reached a record high during the week-long Spring Festival holiday, official sources said on Wednesday.The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and ...

  • Taiwan's mountain areas attract most visitors over Lunar New Year

    Taiwan's mountain areas attract most visitors over Lunar New Year

    Three mountain scenic areas in northern Taiwan have attracted the largest number of visitors during the just-ended six-day Chinese New Year holiday of Feb. 18-23, said the Tourism Bureau Wednesday....

  • Birdman to get second run in Taiwan after Oscar wins

    Birdman to get second run in Taiwan after Oscar wins

    The Taiwan distributor of the Oscar-winning Birdman said Tuesday that the number of local screenings of the film will be increased after it won four Academy Awards, including best picture.Birdman had ...

  • Taipei hosts expo on the New Year tipple of China's emperors

    Taipei hosts expo on the New Year tipple of China's emperors

    It was ancient common practice in China for people to drink tusu herbal wine during the Lunar New Year holiday in the hope of protecting themselves from disease and "evil spirits" while praying for ...

  • Renowned Japanese theater troupe to perform in Taiwan

    Renowned Japanese theater troupe to perform in Taiwan

    The all-female Japanese musical theater troupe Takarazuka Revue will visit Taiwan for a second time in August for a series of performances, with members of the troupe expressing excitement over the ...

  • Flower festival begins in Changhua

    Flower festival begins in Changhua

    The annual Flowers in Changhua festival kicked off at a park in Changhua county Thursday on the first day of the Year of the Goat.The 2015 flower exhibition, being held at the Changhua Fitzroy ...

  • Katy Perry to perform in Taiwan in April

    Katy Perry to perform in Taiwan in April

    Pop superstar Katy Perry is set to give her first performance in Taiwan in April as part of her world tour.The singer known for her eclectic wardrobe will hold a concert at the Taipei Arena on April ...

  • Composer Joe Hisaishi to open Tainan Arts Festival

    Composer Joe Hisaishi to open Tainan Arts Festival

    Japanese composer and musical director Joe Hisaishi will open the Tainan Arts Festival this year with a concert on Feb. 26, according to the city's Cultural Affairs Bureau.The 64-year-old Hisaishi, ...

  • Cai Guo-Qiang's gunpowder art goes on show in Manchester

    Cai Guo-Qiang's gunpowder art goes on show in Manchester

    A piece of stunning work by Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang Saturday went on show in the northern UK city of Manchester for the first time outside Asia.The painting, Unmanned Nature, dominates the brand ...

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    : Li Yizu, born in 1938, was a westerner abandoned and later adopted by Chinese parents, studying in Beijing and eventually heading to Xinjiang to ...

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  • Qu Qingshan (曲青山)

    Qu Qingshan (曲青山)

    Qu Qingshan was born in Rongcheng, Shandong province, in May, 1957. He is a history professor and previously took a post as deputy head for the ...