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  • Tourism Bureau promotes old-town travel in Daxi

    Tourism Bureau promotes old-town travel in Daxi

    A travel center designed to cater to foreign tourists has been established in historic Daxi Township in northern Taiwan's Taoyuan city as part of the country's efforts to promote travel to local ...

  • Bossa nova singer Lisa Ono to perform in Taipei

    Bossa nova singer Lisa Ono to perform in Taipei

    Lisa Ono, a popular Japanese-Brazilian bossa nova singer, is scheduled to perform in Taipei April 26.She will perform classical and new songs in the bossa nova style, as well as two popular Chinese ...

  • Rare Chinese artifacts to go on show in Melbourne

    Rare Chinese artifacts to go on show in Melbourne

    A rare collection of ancient Chinese artifacts will transport visitors back in time to the Qing dynasty, at a new exhibition soon to open at Melbourne's National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) on Friday....

  • Korean heartthrob Lee Jong-suk to meet Taiwan fans

    Korean heartthrob Lee Jong-suk to meet Taiwan fans

    In the wake of his soaring popularity after taking a lead role in the South Korean romantic comedy TV series Pinocchio, South Korean actor Lee Jong-suk will meet fans in Taiwan for a second time on ...

  • Historic Taipei railway yard to be turned into museum: minister

    Historic Taipei railway yard to be turned into museum: minister

    Taiwanese minister of culture Hung Meng-chi confirmed on Monday that the ministry has plans to turn the Taipei Railway Workshop into a museum and is currently in the process of outlining a long-term ...

  • Cinderella leads China's box office

    Cinderella leads China's box office

    The live-action remake of animated classic Cinderella led Chinese box office sales in the week ending March 15, earning about 162 million yuan (US$25.9 million).The adventure-fantasy, which stars ...

  • Taiwanese musicians to perform at South by Southwest

    Taiwanese musicians to perform at South by Southwest

    Taiwanese musicians are set to perform at the annual South By Southwest (SXSW) music festival in Austin, Texas which begins Thursday.Rapper and songwriter Dwagie, whose lyrics often address news ...

  • Meeting Dr Sun wins best picture at Osaka festival

    Meeting Dr Sun wins best picture at Osaka festival

    Taiwanese director Yee Chih-yen's 2014 movie Meeting Dr Sun won both the Best Picture and the Audience Awards at the Osaka Asian Film Festival in Japan Sunday.Hong Kong director Pang Ho-cheung, who ...

  • Beijing to open second bus tour around Tiananmen Square

    Beijing to open second bus tour around Tiananmen Square

    A second tourist bus route will open soon in Beijing, including such attractions as Tian'anmen Square and the Forbidden City.The 10 electricity-powered vintage buses will go into service next ...

  • Lantern Festival brings 9 million visitors to Taichung

    Lantern Festival brings 9 million visitors to Taichung

    More than 9 million people across Taiwan and around the world have visited the annual Taiwan Lantern Festival in Taichung so far this year, the Tourism Bureau said Saturday.The figure was recorded ...

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    : Li Shou-teh, a farmer in Taitung's Donghe township has grown a gigantic yam, according to our sister paper Taipei's China Times. The yam weighed 22 ...

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  • Huang Shuxian (黃樹賢)

    Huang Shuxian (黃樹賢)

    Huang Shuxian is the head of China's Ministry of Supervision and director of the National Bureau of Corruption Prevention. Born in 1954, Huang comes ...