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Monday, 6 February 2023

Culture minister, Polish, sign language featured at reading event

Minister of Culture Shih Che (??) on Friday evening gave a surprise to the attendees at the 2023 Taipei International Book Exhibition with a special reading of a work by Taiwanese writer Lin Da-yang (???).Shih’s reading to approximately 200 attendees w…

Tainan Yanshui Beehive Festival kicks off

The Beehive Fireworks Festival in Tainan’s Yanshui District kicked off Saturday, with the event set to reach its climax on Sunday evening when participants with proper protective gear will be able to “bathe” in the exploding fireworks.This year’s event…

Lalashan to become national forest recreation area

Lalashan (???), a mountain bordering Taoyuan and New Taipei known for its nature reserve that features a forest of old giant trees, is set to become a national forest recreation area, according to the Forestry Bureau.Bureau head Lin Hwa-ching (???) tol…

Blinken: US Committed to Improving Allied Defense of South Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said after meeting with his South Korean counterpart that the United States is committed to “improving its allied defense” of South Korea and called the alliance between the two nations the “linchpin” of peace in …

Formosan pangolin loaned by Taiwan gives birth: Prague mayor

The female half of a duo of Formosan pangolins borrowed by the Prague Zoo from the Taipei Zoo last year for a breeding project has given birth, Prague Mayor Zdenek Hrib said Thursday.Releasing a photo of the youngster on his Facebook page, Hrib asked p…