Raising awareness

Raising awareness

  • Publication Date:10/31/2014

Students of Dongmen Elementary School, wearing polar bear caps, promote a festival aimed at raising wildlife conservation awareness Oct. 30 at Hsinchu Zoo. The Nov. 2 festival features a parade and speech by British

Touchy feely

Touchy feely

  • Publication Date:10/31/2014

Taiwan artist Ivan Liu (right) dances at the launch of his new installation piece Oct. 29 in Brussels. The installation incorporates sensors capable of detecting the dancer’s heartbeat and brainwaves and triggering changes in

Yuletide spirit

Yuletide spirit

  • Publication Date:10/31/2014

Organizers and costumed children take part Oct. 30 in a promotional event for a series of Christmas festivities planned by New Taipei City Government. Kicking off Nov. 15, the 51-day festival is expected to

Free strolling

Free strolling

  • Publication Date:10/31/2014

Legislative Yuan President Wang Jin-pyng (right), China Medical University Chancellor Lee Wen-hwa (left) and National Taiwan Normal University President Chang Kuo-en take a stroll along a trail Oct. 30 at NTNU. The trail was

French kitty

French kitty

  • Publication Date:10/31/2014

Chang Kuo-wei (center), chairman of Taiwan’s EVA Airways Corp., is flanked by a pair of flight attendants displaying mouthwatering meals served during the Oct. 30 maiden flight of the carrier’s Hello Kitty-themed Boeing 777-300ER

Art Taipei to exhibit 3,000 artworks

201410300015t0001Taipei, Oct. 30 (CNA) Although Taiwan was behind some other Asian countries in launching 4G broadband services, the country has seen a rapid growth in the number of 4G users in recent months, which is set to reach 3 million …

Art Taipei to exhibit 3,000 artworks

201410300015t0001Taipei, Oct. 30 (CNA) Although Taiwan was behind some other Asian countries in launching 4G broadband services, the country has seen a rapid growth in the number of 4G users in recent months, which is set to reach 3 million

Scenic marathon

Scenic marathon

  • Publication Date:10/30/2014

Part of the course for the Dec. 13 Taroko Gorge Marathon in Hualien is filled with visitors experiencing the scenic beauty of the trail. The international event is expected to attract tourists from home

Tasty tipple

Tasty tipple

  • Publication Date:10/30/2014

Alcoholic drinks containing tea extract are displayed Oct. 29 at National Chiayi University. The beverages were launched by the school as part of its 95th anniversary celebrations. (CNA)


Horse hosts

Horse hosts

  • Publication Date:10/30/2014

Entertainers Ella Chen (second left) and Mickey Huang (third left) are all smiles after being announced Oct. 29 as hosts of the 51st Golden Horse Awards. Also present were red-carpet hosts Pink Yang (right)

Top target

Top target

  • Publication Date:10/30/2014

Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus are in the the public’s sights during an Oct. 29-31 mosquito catching campaign overseen by Kaohsiung City Government. Under the initiative aimed at clamping down on dengue fever, the

Go travel

Go travel

  • Publication Date:10/30/2014

Participants in Taipei International Travel Fair promote discounts for cruises and travel to Latin America Oct. 29 in Taipei City. Staged Nov. 7-10 at Taipei World Trade Center, the fair seeks to encourage locals

Valuable contributions

Valuable contributions

  • Publication Date:10/29/2014

President Ma Ying-jeou (third left) is flanked by Order of Brilliant Star with Violet Grand Cordon recipients (from left) Dr. James F. Lando of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Michael D.