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  • Exhibition of indigenous Tao artifacts opens in Taitung

    Exhibition of indigenous Tao artifacts opens in Taitung

    A collection of artifacts from Taiwan's indigenous Tao tribe went on display Saturday in Taitung for the first time, four decades after the 200-plus items were taken to Europe.The artifacts include ...

  • Taiwan kicks off series of events to commemorate Shakespeare

    Taiwan kicks off series of events to commemorate Shakespeare

    Taiwan will hold a series of events to commemorate the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare's birth this year, the organizers said Friday.The events will continue until 2016, the 400th ...

  • Taiwan museums to celebrate International Museum Day

    Taiwan museums to celebrate International Museum Day

    Museums around Taiwan are planning special events or will offer free admission on May 18 to celebrate International Museum Day.A total of 115 museums, including the National Palace Museum in Taipei, ...

  • Chinese film screening week kicks off in London

    Chinese film screening week kicks off in London

    The Screening Week of China International Film Festival opened on Friday night in London, bringing ten popular Chinese films for British movie goers.Following the first China International Film ...

  • 'Living fossils' featured at Chiayi aquatic exhibition

    'Living fossils' featured at Chiayi aquatic exhibition

    National Chiayi University in southern Taiwan began an exhibition Sunday that allows people to see and touch various aquatic species and reptiles, including "living fossils" horseshoe crabs that have ...

  • Married couple wins ticket to Cosplay finals in Japan

    Married couple wins ticket to Cosplay finals in Japan

    The Taiwan preliminary of the 13th World Cosplay Championship concluded in Hsinchu County Sunday, with two local cosplayers, known as Chiu Chi and Hung Yueh Ling — both pseudonyms — winning the ...

  • Macao celebrates Drunken Dragon Festival

    Macao celebrates Drunken Dragon Festival

    Residents in Macao celebrated the traditional Drunken Dragon Festival on Tuesday, which falls on the eighth day of the fourth month in the Chinese lunar calendar every year.The festival is organized ...

  • 5,000 take the stairs in annual Taipei 101 climb

    5,000 take the stairs in annual Taipei 101 climb

    Some 5,000 runners from across the globe, including senior citizens and breast cancer survivors, traded the world's fastest elevator for stairs on Sunday as they joined the annual climb up Taipei ...

  • Beautiful China photo show held in US

    Beautiful China photo show held in US

    A photo exhibit named "Beautiful China" was held Saturday at the Pitzer College in Claremont, California, featuring China's beautiful scenery and harmonious relations between people and nature.The ...

  • International gardening expo opens in Qingdao

    International gardening expo opens in Qingdao

    A major international horticultural exposition opened in the east China coastal city of Qingdao on Friday, showcasing eco-friendly techniques and technologies alongside plant displays.The 184-day ...

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  • Zhang Yong (張勇)

    Zhang Yong (張勇)

    Zhang Yong is director of the China Food and Drug Administration, formerly known as the State Food and Drug Administration. A native of born in ...