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  • Annual Dragon Boat races get underway in Fuzhou

    Annual Dragon Boat races get underway in Fuzhou

    The 2015 China Dragon Boat Series kicked off its fourth race in the southeast China city of Fuzhou on Saturday, with 40 teams from around the country battling it out in professional, teenager and ...

  • 2015 Hong Kong Youth Music Festival to kick off next month

    2015 Hong Kong Youth Music Festival to kick off next month

    Hong Kong Youth Music Festival 2015 will kick off on June 6 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, bringing the exhilarating singing and dancing performances to the city. In addition to ...

  • Berlin plays host to a feast of Chinese culture

    Berlin plays host to a feast of Chinese culture

    For anyone who is curious about Chinese culture, the coming two weeks in Berlin must not be missed. Starting on Sunday, a series of events will be held in the German capital, providing a fabulous ...

  • International Museum Day means free entry to 60 sites in Taiwan

    International Museum Day means free entry to 60 sites in Taiwan

    Over 60 museums and arts and cultural centers across Taiwan will offer free admission over the next two days to mark International Museum Day on Monday.Those offering free admission on Sunday ...

  • Free admission to AIBA youth, junior boxing matches May 16-23

    Free admission to AIBA youth, junior boxing matches May 16-23

    New Taipei City's Sport Office said Wednesday that the AIBA Women's Junior and Youth World Championships, which will be hosted by Taiwan for the first time, will be open to the public free of charge....

  • 5th Festival of Chinese Cinema in France opens in Paris

    5th Festival of Chinese Cinema in France opens in Paris

    The 5th Festival of Chinese Cinema in France (FCCF) opened Monday night in Paris, with French actor Dany Boon and Chinese actress Xu Jinglei attending as guests of honor.About 10 films produced and ...

  • 2015 Beijing book fair begins

    2015 Beijing book fair begins

    The 2015 Beijing Book Fair will start on Friday at Sun Park in the capital's Chaoyang District, with 300,000 Chinese and foreign books, audio and video products and electronic publications on display ...

  • Over 4,500 take part in Taipei 101 Run Up

    Over 4,500 take part in Taipei 101 Run Up

    More than 4,500 runners from 38 countries took part in the annual Taipei 101 Run Up on Sunday, with Poland's Piotr Lobodzinsky and Australian Suzy Walsham winning in the men's and women's elite group ...

  • Wings for Life World Run held in Yilan

    Wings for Life World Run held in Yilan

    Yilan in northeast Taiwan on Sunday evening hosted the Wings for Life World Run, joining 34 other countries hosting the event across six continents to raise funds for spinal cord injury research.The ...

  • UK fashion to be showcased at Creative Expo in Taipei

    UK fashion to be showcased at Creative Expo in Taipei

    The British Trade and Cultural Office will put up a pavilion at the upcoming Creative Expo in Taipei to showcase UK fashion and to boost bilateral business links within the industry.The UK pavilion ...

Who's Who

  • Xu Shousheng (徐守盛)

    Xu Shousheng (徐守盛)

    Xu Shousheng has been governor of Hunan province since 2010.Born: 1953Birthplace: Rudong county, Jiangsu provinceCountry of Citizenship: ...