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  • President Tsai, LGBTQ rights activist make Time’s 100 Most Influential People of 2020
    President Tsai Ing-wen is one of the 100 most influential people of 2020 according to U.S.-based Time magazine, making her second appearance on the annual list after being selected in 2016 following her election as Taiwan’s first female head of state.   “President Tsai Ing-wen is a signal lamp casting… Read more »
  • MOFA thanks MEPs for backing cross-strait peace, stability
    The staunch support for peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait expressed by senior members of the European Parliament is sincerely appreciated, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Sept. 23.   At a Sept. 21 meeting of the EP’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, several MEPs voiced grave concern over escalating… Read more »
  • Taiwan built
    Kaohsiung City Mayor Chen Chi-mai delivers words of wisdom at the launch ceremony for an offshore fishing vessel Sept. 23 in southern Taiwan. (Courtesy of Kaohsiung City Government) Read more »
  • Seaside chic
    An installation artwork depicting colorful sea urchins decorates Zhengbin Fishing Port in the northern city of Keelung. Created by Mexican artist Lua Rivera, it is one of many eye-catching pieces on display as part of the Keelung Ciao 2020 Art Festival running Sept. 25 to Oct. 11. (Courtesy of Keelung… Read more »
  • Hakka showcase
    Hsinchu City Deputy Mayor Shen Hui-hung (second right) joins members of a Hakka glove puppetry troupe Sept. 23 at local Zhulian Elementary School to promote the ethnic group’s unique culture. (Courtesy of Hsinchu City Government) Read more »
  • Be seated
    Chair-shaped installation artworks by renowned Taiwan illustrator Hsu Hsiu-mei look good as new following their recent renovation by Taipei City Government. The pieces have been in place for 21 years near the intersection of Dunhua South Road and Anhe Road. (Courtesy of TCG) Read more »
  • Today’s catch
    Freshly cooked crabs are among the lip-smacking autumn delicacies attracting visitors from across the country to dine in New Taipei City’s Wanli District. (Courtesy of New Taipei City Government) Read more »
  • Nuit Blanche Taipei to kick off in Nangang District Oct. 3
    An all-night arts celebration featuring films, light installations and live performances is set to be staged at venues in Nangang District Oct. 3 for the annual Nuit Blanche Taipei festival.   Organized by Taipei City Government in partnership with French Office in Taipei, the fifth edition of the event will… Read more »
  • Tsai reaffirms commitment to safeguarding Taiwan’s airspace
    President Tsai Ing-wen said Sept. 22 that the government is fully committed to defending Taiwan’s airspace and safeguarding regional peace and stability.   The recent encroachment of Chinese warplanes into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone is an act of provocation that threatens to destabilize the region, Tsai said, adding it… Read more »
  • President Tsai eyes closer Taiwan-EU economic cooperation
    President Tsai Ing-wen said Sept. 22 that Taiwan is ready to become one of the EU’s top partners in potential-laden industries of the future en route to negotiating a bilateral investment agreement.   Biotech, health and mobility, and information and communication technology are sectors in which Taiwan excels, Tsai said.… Read more »
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