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Taipei Kicks Off Children's Arts Festival

Taipei Kicks Off Children's Arts Festival

It's not every day that Taipei's tykes get a festival dedicated to them, but the Taipei Children's Arts Festivalis keeping the little bundles of joy excited and entertained. Focusing on teaching an alternative view of technology – specifically as encompassing more than just video games – this year's festival promises to inspire young minds and cultivate a passion for understanding.

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Taipei Launches Drive To Increase Shopping

Taipei Launches Drive To Increase Shopping

Taipei's Ministry of Economic Affairs is sniffing about for more shoppers and is even hinting at a future shopping festival to drive up sales. For locals and visitors, this means increased sales and special promotional activities to ramp up retail revenue, and that's a win all around. If you're planning to shop in Taipei, keep your ears to the ground; good things are on their way.

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160 Films To Feature in Taipei Film Festival

160 Films To Feature in Taipei Film Festival

Taipei is going all out for the 2013 Taipei Film Festival, an event that will feature more than 160 films from all across the planet. With 41 full-length films competing for the Taipei Film Awards and Turkey featuring as the "City in Focus" of the event, the entire festival promises to be a rewarding experience never before rivaled by its past iterations.

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Top Designers Head For Taipei's World Design Conference

Top Designers Head For Taipei's World Design Conference

Globalization is bringing an explosion of economic growth – and therefore consumption – to countries that historically have had a negligible impact on world resources and that creates a new and pressing need for sustainable living – a concept Taipei organizers intend to discuss at length during their World Design Conference due to hit Taipei in July.

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Taipei School's Festival to Matsu Impresses Western Audience

Taipei School's Festival to Matsu Impresses Western Audience

A dive into Chinese culture was in store for a select few lucky students at Taipei's Municipal Panchiao Senior High School when the festival in honor of the Chinese Goddess of the Sea, Matsu, kicked into full swing around them. Dubbed Daija Matsu, the event did more than merely impress the foreign exchange students.

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Canada Coming To Taipei?

Canada Coming To Taipei?

Taipei is set to host a surprising cultural affair in the form of Canada Day, due to launch later this week. Featuring a kids hockey game, authentic Canadian cuisine, and plenty of fun and good times to be had, the Canada Day celebration will commemorate Canada's 146th year of independence on June 29th.

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Taipei Boasts Authentic German Bakery

Taipei Boasts Authentic German Bakery

Wendel's Bakery and Bistro stretches from a past all the way back from Berlin in 1932 to its present day shop on Taipei's Zhongshan North Road, and with nearly one hundred years of family tradition backing it, you'd better believe it's as authentic a German experience as you'll ever hope to find in Taipei or even Germany for that matter!

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Taipei Hosts Wireless Power Consortium This June

Taipei Hosts Wireless Power Consortium This June

Coming to the Taiwanese capital of Taipei, the Wireless Power Consortium is pulling out all the stops for their latest iteration of of "Qi" technology. Bringing some of the most sophisticated and brilliantly engineered systems on the entire face of the globe to the city, the consortium promises to be one of the hottest tech events this season.

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YouBike Network in Taipei Gets Convenient Expansion

YouBike Network in Taipei Gets Convenient Expansion

Biking in Taipei just got a little easier with the city's expansion of the novel YouBike bicycle rental service. With 4 new stations adding to the convenience of the service, bikers in Taipei will have an easier time getting to a few key locations and saving a bundle on gas and carbon emissions while doing it.

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Taipei City Government Targets Korean Travelers

Taipei City Government Targets Korean Travelers

Taipei is a city with a powerful tourist element, and the city government is always looking to entice travelers from around Asia and the world to visit the lovely city. This time the city government is making things easy for Korean travelers, with a new FUN TAIPEI program of preferential self-travel offers that will hopefully excite tourism and bring the cash flowing.

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Taipei's Summer Jazz Party Promises Grammy-Award Winning Artists

Taipei's Summer Jazz Party Promises Grammy-Award Winning Artists

Taipei's Summer Jazz Party is one of Taipei's hottest events this season, but news has now broken that the event will include legendary names like Stanely Clarke, David Sanchez and Gonzalo Rubalaca. With names like this it's hard to imagine this event being anything but a major smash, one that you don't want to miss if you can get to Taipei.

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Paul Simon to Perform in Taipei

Paul Simon to Perform in Taipei

For the first time in his lengthy career, American songwriter and singer Paul Simon will perform live in Taipei. With an illustrious career complete with 12 Grammys and an induction to the United States Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the renowned singer's appearance in Taipei will be a unique moment for the city and the singer alike.

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Fukushima's Legacy Hits Well Outside of Japan

Fukushima's Legacy Hits Well Outside of Japan

Resistance abounds at a Taipei rally organized against the continued construction of a nuclear power plant in New Taipei City. The protest specifically calls upon the Premier to forestall the project by rejecting an additional budget, a move inspired by a steadfast opposition to even the possibility of a Fukushima-like disaster and the inherent danger of nuclear power.

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Taipei Boasts Personalized Chocolate Services

Taipei Boasts Personalized Chocolate Services

Personalized chocolate, a novel idea that's been gaining traction in outlets around the world has taken root in Taipei in the form of ChocoForAll, a small internet based company that really puts the “personalize” in personalized chocolate. Allowing visitors to customize their chocolates down to the ingredients, not just the form, the new outlet has been a hit at home and potentially abroad.

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Hawaiian Airlines Opens Taipei Service

Hawaiian Airlines Opens Taipei Service

The eager anticipation for the new, much more convenient route to the Chinese island is over as Hawaiian Airlines has opened its gates and put tickets on sale for its direct flights between Honolulu and Taipei. Though the final details are to be hammered out with the Taiwanese government, flights are expected to run on Sundays, Tuesday and Thursdays and arrive the following day.

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45,000 Hit Taipei Streets in Marathon

45,000 Hit Taipei Streets in Marathon

A stunning array of more than 45,000 runners hit the streets in the 2012 Fubon Taipei Marathon, an event drawing in athletes both professional and amateur from around the world. Complete with "armies" of cheerleaders and several associated events, the December 16th marathon was quite the spectacle.

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Zubin Mehta Plays in Taipei

Zubin Mehta Plays in Taipei

January 13th will see Zubin Mehta take to the stage in Taipei as he leads the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in celebration of the New Year. With a program featuring some of the most recognizable names in musical history, including Johann Strauss II, Taipei is ready to usher in the New Year in style.

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Taipei Auto Show Launches with Promising Numbers

Taipei Auto Show Launches with Promising Numbers

Already up from last year's numbers, the Taipei Auto Show is expected to bring in nearly 200,000 visitors, a marked improvement from previous shows and a healthy boost to Taipei's already recovering economy. Experts can't agree, however, how much this will influence the car market which has, historically, been struggling in Taiwan.

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Taipei to Set Skies Aflame For New Years

Taipei to Set Skies Aflame For New Years

A New Year's celebration at the TAIPEI 101 in Taiwan has gotten the green light for what promises to be one sensational show. Espousing the “More is better” philosophy, the TAIPEI 101 promises more fireworks, more music, and more excitement than ever before in an event that, no matter what, will be one to remember in this fabulous city.

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Silver Mines Tie Japan and Taiwan, Tourists Benefit

Silver Mines Tie Japan and Taiwan, Tourists Benefit

A little known connection between two very historic mines in Japan and Taiwan has lead a delegation from Japan to Taipei to arrange for a cultural exchange that will see treasures from both nations on display, a boon to tourists looking for a bit of history to add to their journey.

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