Fashion parade

Fashion parade

  • Publication Date:04/17/2014

Models stride down the catwalk April 16 to promote this year’s Taipei IN Style, a four-day fashion trade fair opening the next day at Songshan Cultural and Creative Park in Taipei City. (CNA)

Cute cake

Cute cake

  • Publication Date:04/17/2014

Icing in the form of a mother cuddling a baby decorates a cake at the opening of a Mother’s Day baking contest April 16 in Taipei City. (CNA)


Angelic choir

Angelic choir

  • Publication Date:04/17/2014

Bunun tribe children from Zhou Feng Primary School in eastern Taiwan’s Hualien County pose after coming sixth in a national folk song competition April 16 in southern Kaohsiung City. (Courtesy of Zhou Feng Primary

Prize pandas

Prize pandas

  • Publication Date:04/17/2014

A Taipei City Government official displays a box of panda-themed goods April 16 in Taipei City. The pandas are prizes in a lucky draw, part of an eco-friendly cleanup hike organized by local government

Unique unicorn

Unique unicorn

  • Publication Date:04/17/2014

Artist Wu Chien-yi shows a picture of a qilin, the mythical Chinese equivalent of the unicorn, that she made using colored tape April 16 in Taipei City. Taipei Confucius Temple is offering free lessons

Catch of the day

Catch of the day

  • Publication Date:04/16/2014

The first bluefin tuna caught in 2014 by Taiwan fishermen are displayed April 14 in Pingtung County, southern Taiwan. Weighing more than 570 kilograms combined, the fish are expected to fetch solid prices when

Rock-solid relations

Rock-solid relations

  • Publication Date:04/16/2014

ROC President Ma Ying-jeou (right) welcomes Natalia Pedro da Costa Umbelina Neto, minister of foreign affairs of Sao Tome and Principe, to the Presidential Office April 15 in Taipei City. Neto is heading a

Sweet stuff

Sweet stuff

  • Publication Date:04/15/2014

A Hello Kitty mascot is surrounded by models April 14 promoting the Hello Kitty Run: The Power of Sweet slated to take place July 5 in Kaohsiung City, southern Taiwan. (CNA)


Patriotic family

Patriotic family

  • Publication Date:04/15/2014

The only Taiwan family in Venado Tuerto pose with locals at their stand at a April 12-13 cultural fair in the Argentine city. (Courtesy of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Argentina)


Wearable device

Wearable device

  • Publication Date:04/15/2014

A model showcases a wearable device during a news conference April 14 in Taipei City to promote a five-day spring computer fair set to open three days later at the Taipei World Trade Center

Resident artist

Resident artist

  • Publication Date:04/15/2014

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan founder Lin Hwai-min (right) presents a pair of pants he wore during rehearsal to Wu Se-hwa, president of Taipei City-based National Chengchi University, during a media event April

Fashionable makeover

Fashionable makeover

  • Publication Date:04/15/2014

This former mom-and-pop grocery store in Luye Township, Taitung County, southeastern Taiwan, now sells foodstuffs grown by local farmers April 14. It began stocking the produce earlier this year. (CNA)


Fresh water

Fresh water

  • Publication Date:04/14/2014

Haitian children are seen using running water April 11 from a standpipe installed by Taiwan’s International Cooperation and Development Fund and the Red Cross Society of the Republic of China (Taiwan). TaiwanICDF has sponsored

Adorable otter

Adorable otter

  • Publication Date:04/14/2014

One of two otter pups found on outlying Kinmen Island opens its eyes April 11 at Taipei Zoo. Since the pups were discovered April 2 and transferred to the zoo, they have been doing

Attention seeker

Attention seeker

  • Publication Date:04/14/2014

Yuanzai, the first panda born and bred in Taiwan, has reached that difficult age where she likes to worry Taipei Zoo staff with her antics. Here she pretends to be about to fall off

Medal haul

Medal haul

  • Publication Date:04/14/2014

Taiwan students celebrate bagging seven gold, four silver, five bronze and five special medals on the final day of the 5th International Engineering Invention and Innovation Exhibition April 11-13 in Malaysia. A total of

Green thinking

Green thinking

  • Publication Date:04/14/2014

Chinese Association for Corporate Transformation Innovation and Advancement Chairwoman Tsai Hui-ling (left), ROC first lady Chou Mei-ching (second left), Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus (second right) and Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan

On a wing

On a wing

  • Publication Date:04/11/2014

A purple crow butterfly, one of two migratory butterfly species in the world, is seen in Alishan National Scenic Area in Chiayi County, southern Taiwan. Every year in early April, the butterflies fly north

Circular sensation

Circular sensation

  • Publication Date:04/11/2014

Art installations made of concentric light circles created by Taiwan’s AsusTek Computer Inc. are seen April 10 at Milan Design Week in Milan, Italy. (Courtesy of AsusTek)


Boao summit

Boao summit

  • Publication Date:04/11/2014

Former ROC Vice President Vincent C. Siew (left) shakes hands with mainland China’s Li Keqiang April 10 at the Boao Forum for Asia. Siew is leading Taiwan’s delegation to the annual event in his