The China Post (Taiwan)

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) – Taiwan weather always gets warmer in spring, which also marks the beginning of the blooming season for calla lilies at the Bamboo Lake in Yangmingshan. Due to the warm winter this year, the 2019 Calla Lily Festival will run from March 29 to April 28.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) –  ​Taiwan Cabinet announced last year a new design of the electronic identification card (eID) to be released in October 2020.

TAIPEI (The China Post) - Always Open” stores won’t be opened 24/7 in the future. Around 400 stores across Taiwan will soon stop operating at night for operational benefits, according to Uni-President President Hang Jui-tien.

TAIWAN (The China Post/ANN) - Talents from Chinese Taipei national football team are making headways in Hong Kong Premier League, including Chen Ting-yang, nicknamed “the hunting lamb” who recently started to play for Lee Man FC, and Wang Ruei, known as “the forbidden guard” who joined Yuen Long last year. 

TAIPEI (The China Post) - Black-faced spoonbills, a water bird species, migrate to Taiwan every year as one of their wintering sites. The population of the endangered bird once falls to 300 and now it is 4,000 left in the world.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Which city has the highest number of rich people in the world? According to the 2019 Wealth Report, conducted by real estate research institute Knight Frank, Taipei ranks 8th and even runs neck and neck with high-tech city Seoul.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - A Taiwan delegate of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) said that she will suggest loaning a mainland’s panda to Kaohsiung City in southern Taiwan.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - President Tsai Ing-wen extended an invitation to engage in direct dialogue on regional security and cybersecurity with Japanese officials in an exclusive interview published on the front page of Japanese newspaper Sankei Shimbun on March 2.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - President Tsai Ing-wen announced on Feb. 27 that 300,000 people have now subscribed to her LINE account, @iing, getting one step closer to match her presidential status with her political personae for better or worse.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Visitors to the Taiwan Lantern Festival are in for a one-of-a-kind experience this year with a series of activities and special displays that celebrate the renowned event’s three decades of history.