Monday, April 14, 2014
Beijing and Taipei have decided to carry on normally with cross-Taiwan Strait relations following an occupation of Taiwan's parliament by students, but it is unclear how long the status quo can last, an article in The Diplomat said Saturday.
Lee Sheng-mu and Tsai Chia-hsin from Taiwan fell to Chinese rivals in the men's doubles final of the 2014 OUE Singapore Open on Sunday after an impressive run in the US$300,000 event.
The two leading candidates for the Kuomintang (KMT) nomination in this year's mayoral race in Taipei campaigned actively over the weekend, seeking support in a public opinion poll that will help determine the winner.
The Ministry of Culture yesterday opened the headquarters of an “art bank” project that seeks to help Taiwanese artists gain more exposure.
A Filipino worker has been handed over to prosecutors in Taoyuan County by police for his alleged involvement in the death of a store owner in the county's Luzhu Township.
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A visit by a Japanese Cabinet-level official to a controversial shrine in Tokyo that commemorates World War II criminals has caused concern and unease in the region, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Saturday.
Taiwan's most luxurious train decades ago, the Guanghua Express, will be retired from service after the electrification of the rail line between Hualien and Taitung is completed in June, according to the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA).
A flash mob organized by members of one of Taiwan's indigenous tribes surprised travelers at Taipei Railway Station yesterday with traditional songs and dances and the traditional costumes they wore.
Four trade shows for motor vehicles and auto parts that closed Saturday are expected to generate a total of around US$600 million in business for the exhibitors, the organizers said.
The Taiwan Strait Tourism Association said yesterday that seven Taiwanese tourists on a private bus and their Chinese driver were injured in an accident that occurred a day earlier in Shanghai after a trip to the venue of the Shanghai World Expo.