Earlier this year, the Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE, 台北國際書展) successfully attracted more than half a million showgoers who visited some of the 1,706 booths or participated in one of the 875 activities during the six-day event.
Spanish architect group Basurama and local designers from City Yeast (都市酵母) have come together to create a city of style by renovating the least expected places and in the most astonishing ways: two children's playgrounds made of recycled materials.
Since 2007, the "Elephant Parade" has been held in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, Italy, and numerous other places around the world. The international event is a fusion of playful artistic brilliance combined with, and founded on, a deep social mission: to generate interest and support to elephant conservation.
Actor Youxing Ma speaks to the media outside the Taipei District Prosecutors Office Tuesday afternoon. According to press reports, a local actress accused Ma of sexual assault and has provided a medical examination report as evidence.
British rock band Queen is set to hold its first-ever concert in Taiwan in September.
Scottish rock band Travis pose for a photo in front of the press after arriving at Taipei Songshan Airport (松山機場), Monday, July 25. The band members, from left to right, are Andy Dunlop, Fran Healy, Dougie Payne and Neil Primrose. They have arrived in Taiwan for their live concert scheduled for July 26, starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Taipei International Convention Center (台北國際會議中心).
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