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Penghu says no tourism fee to be levied this year

Taipei Times 20 Apr 2021
Mascots and Penghu National Scenic Area Administration personnel attend a news conference in Taipei yesterday to promote a Penghu County festival ...Taiwan successfully contained the spread of the COVID-19; we postponed the Penghu International Fireworks Festival to that month; and ...
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FEATURE: ‘Taipei’s beautician’ tends the jewels of the capital

Taipei Times 19 Apr 2021
Cultivating 5,000 rose bushes in a semi-tropical environment has not been easy, but Chen Chu-feng has developed ways to overcome Taipei’s obstacles ... To keep the annual Taipei Rose Festival worthy of its acclaim, Chen not only designs the exhibition area, but even travels abroad at her own expense for research.
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Taiwan in Time: The god of medicine turns 1,042

Taipei Times 17 Apr 2021
Dragon dancers perform at the 2006 Baosheng Cultural Festival at Taipei’s Baoan Temple ... Devotees walk on hot coals while carrying Baoshengdadi on a sedan chair during the 2006 Baosheng Cultural Festival at Taipei’s Baoan Temple ... one of the “big three” temple festivals in Taipei.
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Local Indonesian community honors Raden Ajeng Kartini

Taipei Times 11 Apr 2021
... by organizing cultural activities and a children’s parade in Taipei yesterday. Hundreds of people, mostly Indonesian and Taiwanese-Indonesian families, packed into the Puppetry Art Center of Taipei to take part in the festivities to honor Kartini, who lived from 1879 to 1904.
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Taipei Mayor Ko touts food vendor advancement plan

Taipei Times 10 Apr 2021
Taipei is undertaking a “food ... Ko made the remarks at the launch ceremony of the two-day Taipei City Traditional Market Festival at Taipei Flora Expo Park in Zhongshan District (中山), where 59 food vendors from Taipei’s traditional market offer delicacies from a variety of cuisines.
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A poetry celebration akin to the US needed

Taipei Times 07 Apr 2021
By Wang Hsi-chang 王錫璋 ... In Taiwan, poetry books hardly fly off the shelves ... Although the Ministry of Culture organizes the Taipei Literature Festival, similar events have had limited impact, perhaps because they have tended to be modest-sized book fairs organized by literary groups, rather than collaborations with local libraries or schools ... .
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Taiwan train accident: At least 50 killed, flags to be flown at half-mast from Saturday

Straits Times 02 Apr 2021
TAIPEI - Flags in Taiwan will be lowered to half-mast for three days, starting on Saturday (April 3), to mourn the people who were killed when an express train derailed in a tunnel on Friday morning after hitting a truck that had slid down a bank onto the track ... Many were heading home at the start of the Qing Ming Festival to tend to family graves.
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At least 50 killed in Taiwan's deadliest train crash

Straits Times 02 Apr 2021
The 408 Taroko Express, carrying four crew members and 492 passengers, was travelling from Taipei to Taitung, where most of its passengers hail from. Many were heading home at the start of the Qing Ming Festival to tend to family graves. One French citizen was among the dead, officials said ... The crash left four carriages a twisted wreck ... ....
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NTCH ticketing app data to inform cultural policy

Taipei Times 30 Mar 2021
Tomorrow is the official launch of OpenTix after more than four months of trial operations, NTCH told a news conference in Taipei ... The Taiwan Film and Audiovisual Institute, the Chinese Association of Museums, the Chimei Museum and the Taipei Film Festival are some of the partners that the service plans to cooperate with, it said.
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Coreil, Hsieh to present program of contemporary French horn music April 5

Natchitoches Times 29 Mar 2021
Northwestern State University Professor of Horn Dr. Kristine Coreil and NSU faculty member pianist Dr ... Louis, Minnesota, and Memphis ... In the summer, she is the piano instructor at the Lutheran Summer Music Festival and Academy and the Sounds of Summer Institute. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the National Taipei University of the Arts, and M.M ... .
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Winston-Salem Journal 07 Mar 2021
People wear face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus view lanterns hanging for Lantern Festival, marking the end to the Chinese lunar New Year celebrations in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, Feb, 26, 2021 ... Achille Lauro performs during the Sanremo Italian songs festival, on ...
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Campus in bloom

Taipei Times 06 Mar 2021
... Azalea Festival begins.
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AP Week in Pictures: Asia

Kearney Hub 05 Mar 2021
1 of 10. People watch as Mount Sinabung spews volcanic material during an eruption in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 ... People wear face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus view lanterns hanging for Lantern Festival, marking the end to the Chinese lunar New Year celebrations in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, Feb, 26, 2021.
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Taipei exhibition focuses on quake

Taipei Times 01 Mar 2021
A music festival ... An exhibition and music festival are to be held later this month in Taipei to commemorate the 10th anniversary of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that killed an estimated 20,000 people in Japan, the country’s representative office in Taiwan said yesterday.
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2nd former aide accuses Cuomo of sexual harassment

Billings Gazette 28 Feb 2021
People celebrate the Jewish festival of Purim in the open air at the Chabad center in Berlin, Germany, Thursday Feb ... People wear face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus view lanterns hanging for Lantern Festival, marking the end to the Chinese lunar New Year celebrations in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, Feb, 26, 2021.
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