Sunday, May 24, 2015
Opposition Democratic Progressive Party Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) reiterated Saturday that her promise to maintain the cross-Taiwan Strait status quo meant maintaining a peaceful state across the strait.
Award winning Taiwanese actress Su Chi (舒淇), who stars in Hou Hsiao-hsien's (侯孝賢) "The Assassin" (聶隱娘), has become unwittingly embroiled in a heated exchange online over an alleged error in the film's description at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival., 1 Comment
Mainland Affairs Council head Hsia Li-yan raised the issue of Taiwan's participation in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) during his meeting with his Chinese counterpart Zhang Zhijun in Kinmen on Saturday.
The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee has inserted provisions that would promote military cooperation with Taiwan in the 2016 National Defense Authorization Bill., 1 Comment
Heavy rains brought by a plum rain front has slightly eased drought conditions in southern Taiwan, the Water Resources Agency (WRA) said Saturday.
Taiwan is scheduled to launch a movie festival in Europe next week, featuring works by internationally-renown Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien (侯孝賢) and other Taiwanese directors, the Taiwan Cultural Center in Paris said Friday.
Both Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) chief Hsia Li-yan and his Chinese counterpart Zhang Zhijun have had long diplomatic careers, and they touched on that experience in their meeting in Kinmen on Saturday.
The ruling Kuomintang may cut short its presidential primary process by directly nominating one of the only two hopefuls registered for the race, a party source reportedly said yesterday.
An annual yacht festival is scheduled to kick-start at the Longdong Four Seasons Bay & Yacht Harbor on May 30, offering visitors opportunities to sail in yachts, to try out rock climbing and other water activities.
People who have suffered from bad luck have the best life stories to tell, said writer Chi Pang-yuan (齊邦媛) on Friday, and she hoped more people will write the hard-luck stories of those who retreated to Taiwan after the Chinese civil war., 1 Comment