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Taipei, Aug. 29 The military plans to spend NT$74.8 billion to purchase locally-made surface-to-air missile systems, a lawmaker at the Legislative Yuan's National Defense Committee revealed Friday.
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Wales-based playwright Kaite O'Reilly talks about her play which is inspired by Frida Kahlo and will premiere at the Taipei Arts Festival next week A: The Taipei Arts Festival has been trying to get director Phillip Zarrilli over from Wales to Taiwan to train and direct a production with a Taiwanese company for some years.
I'm a senior editor and the Shanghai bureau chief of Forbes magazine. Now in my 13th year at Forbes, I compile the Forbes China Rich List, Hong Kong Rich List and Taiwan Rich List.
The Petronas Towers are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat 's official definition and ranking, they were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004 and remain the tallest twin towers in the world, topping out at 452m .
A Taiwanese skipper imprisoned in Tanzania for about five years on charges of poaching has finally returned home, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday.
The Taipei Performing Arts Center, designed by OMA Architecture, has topped out this week in the Taiwanese capital.a a First revealed by the firm in 2009, the design is comprised of the 1,500-seat Grand Theater, an 800-seat Multiform Theater, and an 800-seat Proscenium Playhouse.
Ko was arrested in mainland China for using cannabis on Aug. 14 and was held in custody for two weeks.
This Hello Kitty fruit-flavored beer from Taiwan is just one of many recent branding appearances for Sanrio's iconic cat.
For Andrea, 30 and Ted, 40, one wedding ceremony just wasn't enough. The couple wanted the groom's cousin to officiate, so they had a civil ceremony to make it official, then invited 100 guests to the Strathmore Mansion in North Bethesda, Maryland , for their March 30, 2013 wedding.
An exhibition of treasures from Taiwan's National Palace Museum in Tokyo on Wednesday welcomed its 300,000th visitor - 12-year-old Japanese girl Rikako Kishi.
You think you're a real thrill-seeker? The members of Fire EX get their jollies hanging around on live volcanoes.
The founder of the Canadian arm of the Tzu Chi Foundation, Gary Ho, is passing the leadership baton to his successor.
Visiting Taiwanese chefs Ching-Tien Huang and Chi-Wen Chen will face off at Taiwanfest during cooking demonstrations of their rice and noodle dishes.
Kuomintang councilors yesterday pressed official misconduct charges against Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu at the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office over the fatal gas explosion incident that killed 30 and injured more than 300 people.
Taipei, Aug. 27 Taiwan plans to help Mongolia set up trading on an emerging stock board and a deposit insurance system, Financial Supervisory Commission Chairman Tseng Ming-chung said Wednesday.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 12:04 am
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