Thursday, January 9, 2014
The Cloud Gate Dance Theatre (雲門舞集) said yesterday that they recently received a US$5 million (NT$150 million) donation from the Alphawood Foundation Chicago (芝加哥阿法伍德基金會). The money will be used in the construction of their new Cloud Gate Tamshi Park (雲門淡水園區).
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
A large group of sunspots will remain visible to the naked eye in Taiwan until Jan. 12 as solar activity peaks, the Taipei Astronomical Museum said yesterday.
Monday, January 6, 2014
By all standards, the 18-meter-tall Rubber Duck inflatable sculpture had its best two days in Keelung Harbor this weekend since its debut in the port city two weeks ago.
Southern Taiwan's Tainan will commence a five-day international drum festival on Jan. 31, allowing visitors to the city to enjoy a boisterous Lunar New Year holiday, the organizers said.
Sunday, January 5, 2014
Astronomy buffs will have a chance to see the planet Jupiter at its brightest on Monday, when it moves closest to Earth, the Taipei Astronomical Museum said.
Saturday, January 4, 2014
After undergoing successful surgery to repair a massive split down its side, the Rubber Duck returned good as new to greet excited crowds at Keelung Port yesterday morning.
President Ma Ying-jeou said Friday that versatile musician Lee Tai-hsiang (李泰祥), who died a day earlier after a long battle with Parkinson's disease, leaves behind a lasting legacy thanks to his musical talent and philanthropic spirit.
Thursday, January 2, 2014
Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai has praised the contributions of renowned Chinese literary critic Hsia Chih-tsing, who died Dec. 29 in New York at the age of 92.
Sunday, December 29, 2013
The Taitung County Government has promised the general public a spectacular countdown event at Taitung on Dec. 31 with the “Taitung Colorful 2014 Party Show,” featuring performances by numerous local artists covering a wide range of genres.
Unconventional gifts have drawn a peculiar amount of attention from online shoppers this holiday season, shopping website buy123 said Friday, adding that more and more consumers are showing a willingness to venture into the odd to find presents.