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  • Beef Noodle Festival promotes Taipei delicacy in China

    Beef Noodle Festival promotes Taipei delicacy in China

    Representatives of the 2014 Taipei International Beef Noodle Festival organized by the Taipei city government made their last China stop in Shanghai Wednesday to promote the 10th anniversary of the ...

  • Taiwan food fair opens with display of creative dishes

    Taiwan food fair opens with display of creative dishes

    The annual Taiwan International Culinary Exhibition kicked off in Taipei Friday, showcasing imaginative dishes, cooking shows and other culinary attractions.The four-day show, now in its 25th year, ...

  • Taipei aims to break its own foot-washing world record

    Taipei aims to break its own foot-washing world record

    A massive foot-washing activity associated with filial piety will be held in Taipei in October, with the aim of breaking a world record set last year, the organizers said Thursday.Thousands of people ...

  • Comics fair to open in August in Taipei

    Comics fair to open in August in Taipei

    The 2014 Comic Exhibition will open Aug. 7 in Taipei, featuring graphic artists, writers and voice actors from Taiwan and Japan.Fifty-five Taiwanese and Japanese artists will hold 35 book-signing ...

  • Taipei Computer Applications Show to open July 31

    Taipei Computer Applications Show to open July 31

    The Taipei Computer Applications Show, one of the major consumer electronics exhibitions in Taiwan, is scheduled to open July 31 and run through Aug. 4, one of the organizers said Wednesday.The ...

  • New Zealand to feature at 2015 Taipei book fair

    New Zealand to feature at 2015 Taipei book fair

    The 2015 Taipei International Book Exhibition will feature New Zealand as its theme country, introducing the country's literature, culture, arts and lifestyles to Taiwanese readers, the Taipei Book ...

  • Taipei Fringe Festival to stage over 500 shows

    Taipei Fringe Festival to stage over 500 shows

    The upcoming Taipei Fringe Festival will stage over 500 performances this year at various venues around the nation's capital.The festival, now in its seventh year, will feature 543 theater, dance, ...

  • Festival of arts and culture opens in Taiwan's Daxi

    Festival of arts and culture opens in Taiwan's Daxi

    A month-long festival of culture and the arts opens Saturday in the township of Daxi in Taoyuan county in northern Taiwan to showcase traditional religious and cultural practices and arts and crafts....

  • Exhibition of Atayal children's art opens in Taipei

    Exhibition of Atayal children's art opens in Taipei

    An American scholar and photographer who came to Taiwan in 2012 to carry out a project to empower local indigenous children through art have seen the results of their efforts in an exhibition of work ...

  • Taipei panda cub Yuan Zai celebrates first birthday

    Taipei panda cub Yuan Zai celebrates first birthday

    Yuan Zai, the first giant panda born in Taiwan, celebrated her first birthday Sunday with a giant fruit cake and a traditional game for figuring out what she will do when she grows up.The 34-kilogram ...

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: ...