Thursday, December 12, 2013
The chairman of the Hong Kong-Taiwan Economic and Cultural Co-operation and Promotion Council, Charles Lee (李業廣), yesterday arrived in Taiwan for a two-day visit to promote cultural exchanges between Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Well-known Chinese writer Xu Zhiyuan has ended his relationship with Kao Chin Su-mei, a Taiwanese lawmaker, but the two remain “good friends,” according to a friend of Xu.
The latest album of American pop artist and entertainer Britney Spears has immediately jumped to the top of music charts in Taiwan after being released in the country on Dec. 3.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
The Taiwanese documentary “Beyond Beauty: Taiwan From Above” continued its surprisingly strong showing at the box office last week and could crack the list of top 10 box office hits of the year in Taiwan this week, its distributor said.
Sunday, December 8, 2013
Taipei Zoo (台北市立動物園) yesterday reopened its Bird World, which displays over 30 bird species and around 200 birds to public.
The annual sky lantern festival in northern Taiwan's Pingxi District was named by the world's largest publisher of travel guides as one of the world's 14 festivals a person must attend in their lifetime.
Passenger volume on Taipei's Maokong Gondola cable car system has surged after the company began using the Japanese cartoon cat Hello Kitty as its new decoration motif, gondola operator Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC) said yesterday.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
After a nearly year-long delay, the National Palace Museum (NPM) is planning to raise ticket prices next April, director Fung Ming-chu said yesterday.
Taiwanese-American singer and actor Leehom Wang has threatened to sue individuals and the media if they continue to spread rumors about him and his newly married wife that paint them in a negative light.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
After animal-awareness documentary “Twelve Nights” received popular feedback from viewers all over Taiwan, producer Giddens Ko (九把刀) cautioned people to avoid being tricked into making donations to false fundraisers in the name of the film.