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  • National Palace Museum wins Houston film festival awards

    National Palace Museum wins Houston film festival awards

    Taiwan's National Palace Museum has won five awards at the 47th WorldFest-Houston International Film and Video Festival, including two platinum awards, the museum said on Tuesday.The platinum winners ...

  • Indie film festival to kick off in Taipei in May

    Indie film festival to kick off in Taipei in May

    This year's Urban Nomad Film Fest will open May 9 in Taipei, featuring a diverse lineup of independent films from Taiwan and abroad.The annual film festival will show 30 feature films, documentaries, ...

  • Young indigenous drummers to open Taipei percussion festival

    Young indigenous drummers to open Taipei percussion festival

    Young drummers from a remote indigenous village in eastern Taiwan will open the triennial Taiwan International Percussion Convention in May, bringing their music to an international audience.The Amis ...

  • Fulong sand sculpture festival to feature joy of travel

    Fulong sand sculpture festival to feature joy of travel

    A sand sculpture festival set to kick off May 3 at a beach on the northeastern coast of Taiwan will highlight artists' "aspirations for great journeys beyond time and space," organizers said Monday....

  • Dapeng Bay scenic area to host water events

    Dapeng Bay scenic area to host water events

    The Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area Administration in Pingtung county in southern Taiwan said Saturday it will host a series of water fun events starting April 26, including free canoe activities....

  • Changhua county opens hot spring facilities

    Changhua county opens hot spring facilities

    Changhua county opened part of its hot spring facilities in Shetou Friday, following the recent completion of the first-phase of construction work.At the opening ceremony, Changhua magistrate Cho ...

  • Sanya to host global tourism summit

    Sanya to host global tourism summit

    The 14th Global Travel and Tourism Summit will gather 876 senior executives from leading tourism organizations and companies from around the world in Sanya in southern China's Hainan province from ...

  • Xiamen to host 7th cross-strait cultural fair

    Xiamen to host 7th cross-strait cultural fair

    An annual cross-strait cultural fair will kick off in October in the Chinese city of Xiamen, featuring cultural and creative products from Taiwan and China, Francis Chen, chairman of the Taipei-based ...

  • Spectacular Chinese lanterns bring new illuminations to Blackpool

    Spectacular Chinese lanterns bring new illuminations to Blackpool

    A team of 77 artisans from Zigong in southwest China's Sichuan province have created the world's largest indoor attraction, due to open this week in the British seaside resort of Blackpool.The £5 ...

  • China's blossoming tourism flourishes

    China's blossoming tourism flourishes

    "People love flowers as they represent beauty," said Xiong Yuanbin of central China's Wuhan University. "The love for beauty is almost a human instinct."Besides the more mundane options of visiting ...

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  • Li Jianhua (李建華)

    Li Jianhua (李建華)

    Li Jianhua is the Communist Party secretary of Ningxia Hui autonomous region. A native of Gucheng county in Hebei province, he was born in 1954 and ...