Although coffee culture in Taiwan has been rapidly expanding in recent years, one company returns to the island's Chinese roots and hopes to promote the heritage and original process of making tea. Cofounded by Nicholas Palumbo and Simon Thomas, Dachi Tea Company (大氣) aims to give tea culture a "globally appealing face."
"Go Angels Go Taiwan Bike Holiday," a new cycling documentary featuring preeminent investment tycoons, debuted Sunday in Taipei and opens up a whole new vision for investor-investee relations while also underscoring the great potential of cross-strait business cooperation and integration.
Taiwanese actress Michelle Chen (陳妍希), right, kisses her husband, Chinese actor Chen Xiao (陳曉), at a banquet at the Mandarin Oriental in Taipei, Thursday, July 21.
Halfway through Taipei's year as the World Design Capital (WDC, 世界設計之都), we have seen various makeovers around the city, seamlessly weaving design into our surroundings and daily life. "The Food Project" (食物計劃) and "Design Station" (設計進站) are being launched this month to expand design concepts to a wider audience and attract more attention to the WDC Taipei 2016. The former delves into Taiwan's food culture, discovering and experimenting with local street foods, while the latter freshens up and enriches station spaces. Hungry for Design
With the Tour de France, the world's biggest and most famous professional cycling race, underway at the moment, Taiwan's own competition seems small in terms of scale.
With just a few more days before the Ho-Hai-Yan Gongliao Rock Festival (2016新北市貢寮國際海洋音樂祭) along New Taipei's beautiful Fulong coast (福隆海邊), organizers are working hard to ensure a healthy balance of fun and safety when the festival kicks off on Friday, July 22.
The Taiwan International Balloon Festival featured seven distinct balloons, including an octopus, turtle, and train, at its re-opening ceremony on Sunday, July 17.
Sam Bompas and Harry Parr, the London-based "flavor experience design" duo, have come to Taiwan to hold a creative cuisine exhibition of their spin on Taiwanese local delicacies at the Taiwan Design Center (台灣設計館) in Taipei on Friday.
Taiwanese surgeons' life-saving efforts, both locally and internationally, are being highlighted in a new TV documentary series that will soon premiere across Asia to showcase the nation's medical achievements, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Tuesday.
A Wang Yeh (Prince) Boat takes a "on-land parade" in front of the SheLing Temple in Keelung's Heping Island in this undated file photo. The parade of the boat, one of the most special ritual events in Heping Island, will take place on July 16.