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Taiwan tourism revenue soars to new high in Q2

Taiwan tourism revenue soars to new high in Q2

Taipei: Japanese and Chinese tourists emerged as the biggest spenders in Taiwan during the second quarter of the year, official data indicates. Tourism in the country revenue reached a record of $3.96 billion in the second quarter of the year, according to the central bank. Bank officials attributed the new quarterly high mainly to a […]

Taiwanese protest after Japanese man kicked comfort woman statue

Taiwanese protest after Japanese man kicked comfort woman statue

Dozens of human rights activists rallied outside Japan’s de facto embassy in Taipei on Monday to call on the Japanese government to apologize after a Japanese right-winger was caught on a security camera kicking a memorial statue for “comfort women.” According to local media, members of the Tainan City Women’s Human Rights Equality Promotion Association […]

Spectrosynthesis, the first LGBTQ exhibition in an art museum in Asia

Spectrosynthesis, the first LGBTQ exhibition in an art museum in Asia

2015 was a significant year in the world LGBT movement with a boldening of the “7-colored rainbow”. But that rainbow did not quite reach the Asian continent. Much of Asia was yet unwilling to accept rights of sexual minorities due to objections on the basis of religious and cultural values. And then came May 2017, […]

An Overview of LGBT Rights in Asia: Focus on Taiwan

An Overview of LGBT Rights in Asia: Focus on Taiwan

2015 was a significant year in the world LGBT movement with a boldening of the “7-colored rainbow”. But that rainbow did not quite reach the Asian continent. Much of Asia was yet unwilling to accept rights of sexual minorities due to objections on the basis of religious and cultural values. And then came May 2017, […]

Dali’s Masterworks in Taiwan

Dali’s Masterworks in Taiwan

A girl watches Salvador Dali’s work “Adam and Eve” in Taipei, southeast China’s Taiwan, June 15, 2012. One hundred works of Spain surrealism artist Salvador Dali would be shown on an exhibition here since June 16. <Xinhua/Wu Ching-teng> news@theasian.asia

Leaders reiterate opposition to “Taiwan independence”

Leaders reiterate opposition to “Taiwan independence”

Hu Jintao <File photo> BEIJING, March 28 (Xinhua) — Hu Jintao, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, and Wu Po-hsiung, honorary chairman of the Kuomintang party, reiterated their opposition to “Taiwan independence” and recognition of the “1992 consensus” during their recent meeting, a government spokesman said Wednesday. “They have developed a […]

Japanese Trick Art Exhibiton in Taipei

Japanese Trick Art Exhibiton in Taipei

Two children pose for a photo in front of a three-dimensional painting during a Japanese trick art exhibition in Taipei, southeast China’s Taiwan, Mar. 2, 2012. A total of 53 creative works were displayed at the exhibition that opened on Friday. <Photo: Xinhua/Wu Ching-teng> news@theasian.asia

Taiwan Experieces 6.1 Magnitute Earthquake

Taiwan Experieces 6.1 Magnitute Earthquake

Passengers wait for the resumption of subway operation in a station of Kaohsiung, southeast China’s Taiwan, Feb. 26, 2012. A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit Taiwan’s Pingtung at 10:34 Beijing Time (02:34 GMT) on Sunday, said the China Earthquake Network Center (CENC). Taiwan’s meteorological authorities said the epicenter of the quake, measuring 6.1 on the Richter […]

“Take Rice Cake With Fortune”

“Take Rice Cake With Fortune”

Staff workers made rice cake in a market of Chiayi, southeast China’s Taiwan, Jan. 21, 2012, to greet the traditional Chinese Lunar New Year. <Photo: Xinhua/Wu Ching-teng> news@theasian.asia

Taiwan Train Collide with Truck···1 Dead

Taiwan Train Collide with Truck···1 Dead

Rescuers work at the accident site after a passenger train collided with a truck which carried sandstone and intruded into the rail track in Taoyuan County, southeast China’s Taiwan, Jan. 17, 2012. The collision occurred on Tuesday morning when the train was coming from central Changhwa County to eastern Hualien County at a speed of […]

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