Taipei

Taipei rocked by 5.7-magnitude earthquake: government

TAIPEI (Reuters) - A 5.7-magnitude earthquake rocked parts of Taipei on Wednesday afternoon, according to the government, with several witnesses reporting a slight rocking of buildings in downtown Taipei.

Environment

UPDATE 1-Quake rattles Taipei but no reports of damage

(Recasts, adds details)<p>TAIPEI, Jan 17 (Reuters) - A 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit Taiwan’s capital Taipei on Wednesday with several witnesses reporting a slight rocking of buildings in the city’s business district.<p>The quake struck about 19 km (11.81 miles) east of Taipei at a depth of 140 km (87 …

News (China)

5.7-magnitude earthquake rocks Taipei: Reports

TAIPEI: A 5.7-magnitude earthquake rocked Taiwan’s biggest city on Wednesday (Jan 17), according to local news site Taiwan News.<p>The epicentre of …

Earthquakes

Beijing doesn’t need Taipei’s permission to open Taiwan Strait air routes, official says

China’s mainland does not need Taiwan’s permission to open new air routes, Beijing said on Wednesday after Taipei complained that a new route over …

China

Somewhere over the rainbow

This week on The Sound Kitchen you’ll hear the answer to the question about the prospective record-breaking rainbow in Taipei. There’s listener news, …

Cloud Round-Up: AWS Opening in Taipei, Intel Security Concerns for Cloud, Cloud Market Grew 24%, Linux 2, Ford Smart Cities, CES Innovations

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Smart Cities

The most beautiful restaurants in the world

Leo's Oyster Bar, San Francisco<p>Leo’s Oyster bar may sit in the hub of the city’s Financial District, but wander through its inconspicuous entrance …

Stockholm

The 18 Weirdest, Wildest Restaurants Around the World

Themed restaurants around the world are becoming all the rage — from the eccentric and the quirky to the zany and downright terrifying. Restaurants …

Food

China opposes U.S. pro-Taiwan bills welcomed by Taipei

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Thursday expressed firm opposition to a decision by the U.S. House of Representatives to pass two pieces of pro-Taiwan legislation, but Taipei welcomed them as helping to strengthen ties with Washington.<p>China considers the self-ruled island of Taiwan a breakaway …

China

Why I Like Shooting Old People In Taipei

Youth is like a mask. As we age that mask fades and we are forced to reveal our raw selves to the world. I like shooting older people because years …

Photography

Finally, here's the 'Jetsons' looking robot you've always wanted

Sometimes you just want a robot to bring you an ice cold beverage. Or vacuum your house. Or put away all that random shit you left on the floor …

Robots

Mr R Drinks 雨田先生手冲饮品吧 – Instagrammable Fox And Rose Milk Tea, At Zhongxiao East Road Taipei

<b>by</b> admin<p>January 08, 2018<b>in</b> Feature - Review, Food - Cafe, Overseas - TaipeiNo Comments 2<p>[Taipei] Instagram has certainly changed consumer habits and …

Singapore

Yong Kang Beef Noodles 永康牛肉麺館 – One Of The Best Taiwanese Beef Noodles In Taipei

<b>by</b> admin<p>January 06, 2018<b>in</b> Feature - Review, Food - Taiwanese, Overseas - TaipeiNo Comments 6<p>[Taipei] Yong Kang Beef Noodles 永康牛肉麺館 is known to be …

Singapore

Are You Eating Meat With Drug Residues?

- Advertisement -<p><b>Most People Are But They Do Not Realize It</b><p>Most people have heard of the drug companies Pfizer, Eli Lilly and Merck but not …

Liberal View

Chen Ji Intestine & Oyster Taiwanese Vermicelli Shop 陳記專業蚵仔麵線 – Possibly The Best Mee Sua In Taipei

<b>by</b> admin<p>January 05, 2018<b>in</b> Feature - Review, Food - Taiwanese, Overseas - TaipeiNo Comments 9<p>[Taipei] Ah Zong Mian Xian, otherwise known as Ay Chung …

Singapore

Urban renewal project in Taipei retains Japanese colonial era features

Last August, after nearly 20 months of work, city officials unveiled the newly restored Qing Dynasty-era (1644-1912) North Gate in west Taipei.At the …

Urban Development

Honeycomb Apartment in Taipei / Two Books Space Design

Designer: Jeff Weng / Two Books Space Design<br>Location: Taipei, Taiwan<br>Photography: Moooten Studio<p>Honeycomb Apartment was designed for a young family by …

Design

Sugar Miss – Popular Instagrammable Marble Cube Cake And Marble Cheese Cake At Taipei

<b>by</b> admin<p>January 05, 2018<b>in</b> Feature - Review, Food - Cafe, Overseas - TaipeiNo Comments 5<p>[Taipei] One of Taipei’s most instagrammable dessert café of …

Singapore

Court orders dentist to pay mother for raising him

Taipei - Taiwan's top court has ordered a dentist to pay his mother around $744 000 as reimbursement for the money she spent raising and educating …

Parenting

Dominant Svitolina cruises into Brisbane quarter-finals

(Reuters) - World number six Elina Svitolina continued her charge at the Brisbane International as she eased past Croatia's Ana Konjuh and into the quarter-finals with a 6-3 6-1 win on Wednesday.<p>Third seed Svitolina struck 17 winners and saved four break points, dismissing the 20-year-old ranked 44 …

Tennis

Chen San Ding 陳三鼎青蛙鮮奶 – Best Bubble Milk Drink In Taipei, Near Gongguan Night Market

<b>by</b> admin<p>January 03, 2018<b>in</b> Feature - Review, Food - Cafe, Overseas - TaipeiNo Comments 24<p>[Taipei] Chen San Ding 陳三鼎青蛙鮮奶 has been widely reviewed to …

Singapore

Tennis: Dominant Svitolina cruises into Brisbane quarter-finals

(Reuters) - World number six Elina Svitolina continued her charge at the Brisbane International as she eased past Croatia's Ana Konjuh and into the quarter-finals with a 6-3 6-1 win on Wednesday.<p>Third seed Svitolina struck 17 winners and saved four break points, dismissing the 20-year-old ranked 44 …

Tennis

Dominant Svitolina cruises into Brisbane quarter-finals

(Reuters) - World number six Elina Svitolina continued her charge at the Brisbane International as she eased past Croatia's Ana Konjuh and into the quarter-finals with a 6-3 6-1 win on Wednesday.<p>Third seed Svitolina struck 17 winners and saved four break points, dismissing the 20-year-old ranked 44 …

Tennis

Collection Of Photos I’ve Taken On Taipei’s Mrt

Here’s a collection of photos I’ve taken on Taipei’s MRT.<p>A security guard blocks the stairs at Zhongxiao Xinsheng.<p>An elderly man looking cool in his …

Photography

PHOTO STORY: The Decline of Taipei's Shaoxing Community

For someone who has spent an extensive amount of time in the United States, gentrification is a social phenomenon that I have been reading so much about in the past few years. However in Taiwan, this isn’t a topic that attracts much discussion simply because of the small amount of real-life …

Taiwan

PHOTO STORY: Tainan's Architecture is Something Special

Tainan has long been known for its authentic representation of Taiwanese cuisine and culture, and many are now starting to appreciate its dedication to preserving Taiwan’s architectural tradition as well. A tour through the historic part of Tainan can give you a clear idea why the city tops the …

Asia

Cross-strait relations in grave state in 2018, says Beijing

Beijing’s top policymaking body on Taiwan says the situation facing cross-strait relations will be “grave” this year as risks created by the island’s …

China

Taiwan president says China military causing regional instability

TAIPEI - China's frequent military activity is causing regional instability, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Thursday, adding that the island's …

China

Foreigners who have lived in or visited Beijing and Taipei compare life in the two metropolises

Some expats vote for Beijing over Taipei for its richer culture, better career development and brighter future prospect. Photo: IC<p>A recent release of …

News (China)

Get used to drills, China tells Taiwan; Taipei says it seeks peace

BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan will gradually get used to Chinese air force drills that encircle the island, China said on Wednesday, while Taiwan's premier reiterated the self-ruled island's desire for peaceful relations with its giant neighbor.<p>China considers democratic Taiwan to be its sacred …

China