In memoriam

In memoriam

  • Publication Date:07/28/2014

Flowers and a card bearing a black ribbon are placed July 25 outside Kaohsiung International Airport metro station in memory of the 48 souls lost July 23 in the crash of TransAsia Airways Flight

Taiwan books

Taiwan books

  • Publication Date:07/28/2014

Taiwan’s Representative to Malaysia Lo Yu-chung (front row, fourth left) poses in front of the Taiwan pavilion at the July 26 opening of the nine-day BookFest@Malaysia at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. (CNA)


Business opportunity

Business opportunity

  • Publication Date:07/28/2014

Local resident Cai Mao-feng (right) is assisting pomelo farmers in Hualien County hit by Typhoon Matmo, offering to turn windfall fruit into tea, preserves and other products. (CNA)


Splashing out

Splashing out

  • Publication Date:07/28/2014

Participants begin the swimming leg of the Sun Moon Lake triathlon July 26 in Nantou County. More than 2,000 entered the event. (CNA)


Welcome addition

Welcome addition

  • Publication Date:07/28/2014

Taichung’s Bus Rapid Transit System gets the thumbs-up from satisfied riders after its first line opens July 27. The line connects the city’s railway station and Providence University. (CNA)


Tasty tea

Tasty tea

  • Publication Date:07/25/2014

Guava leaf tea developed by the Kaohsiung District Agricultural Research and Extension Station is reputed to have a range of health benefits. (Courtesy of KDARES)


Dance delight

Dance delight

  • Publication Date:07/25/2014

Members of Chamber Ballet Taipei rehearse “The First Day” at their studio July 24, in preparation for a Taiwan tour beginning Aug. 2. (CNA)


Breeding success

Breeding success

  • Publication Date:07/25/2014

A female leopard cat (right) and her two kittens balance on a log at their enclosure in the Nantou County-based Taiwan Endemic Species Research Institute of the Council of Agriculture. TESRI is attempting to

Regional economic integration is the key: premier

fang shiang2Pendant les mois de juillet et août les groupes de danse traditionnelle de Taïwan Fang-shiang Dancing Theatre et Yi Tzy Folk Dance Theatre seront présents pour diffuser la richesse culturelle et la tradition folklorique de l’île de Taïwan pendant des

Unemployment steady

Unemployment steady

  • Publication Date:07/24/2014

Taiwan’s unemployment rate stood at 3.92 percent in June, the lowest for the month in 14 years, showing the job market has not been affected by recent college graduates. (CNA)


Refashioned revival

Refashioned revival

  • Publication Date:07/24/2014

Producer Wang Wei-chung (center) of All U People Theatre rehearses July 20 for the troupe’s performance of “Shortwave.” Staged Aug. 1-2 at the National Theater in Taipei City, the show stars Wang and bass

Summer nightlife

Summer nightlife

  • Publication Date:07/24/2014

Dozens of people take part July 20 in a nighttime fishing trip out of Keelung’s Badouzi port. The trips are all the rage this summer as a way to stay cool and bring home

New member

New member

  • Publication Date:07/24/2014

Former Vice President Vincent C. Siew (center), Taiwan Ladies Professional Golf Association Chairwoman Liu Yi-chen (right) and Sports Administration Director-General Ho Jow-fei celebrate July 22 the TLPGA’s inclusion in the Women’s World Golf Rankings.

Fluttering friends

Fluttering friends

  • Publication Date:07/24/2014

A golden birdwing butterfly, or Troides aeacus formosanus, rests on a twig in Jinshih Lake Butterfly Garden, Kaohsiung City. There are more than 30 species of the insects residing year-round in the garden. (Courtesy

45 feared dead, 9 injured in Penghu plane crash

fang shiang2Pendant les mois de juillet et août les groupes de danse traditionnelle de Taïwan Fang-shiang Dancing Theatre et Yi Tzy Folk Dance Theatre seront présents pour diffuser la richesse culturelle et la tradition folklorique de l’île de Taïwan pendant des

TransAsia flight crashed on go-around: CAA

fang shiang2Pendant les mois de juillet et août les groupes de danse traditionnelle de Taïwan Fang-shiang Dancing Theatre et Yi Tzy Folk Dance Theatre seront présents pour diffuser la richesse culturelle et la tradition folklorique de l’île de Taïwan pendant des

TransAsia flight crashed on go-around: CAA

fang shiang2Pendant les mois de juillet et août les groupes de danse traditionnelle de Taïwan Fang-shiang Dancing Theatre et Yi Tzy Folk Dance Theatre seront présents pour diffuser la richesse culturelle et la tradition folklorique de l’île de Taïwan pendant des