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Taiwan’s famous street-food chicken invades PH

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Hot Star Large Fried Chicken’s Richard Chua

In Taiwan, it may be your typical street food—think fishball, isaw, tokneneng. But this fried chicken is even larger than what you think it is.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

Undiscovered–Taiwan’s leisure farms

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THE ROLLING landscape of the Flying Cow Ranch is a favorite location of Taiwanese “telenovela” and movies.

My initial impression of Taiwan was a land of tall buildings, with a progressive economy, and serving as the employment bastion to many Filipino overseas workers.

Posted: October 12th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Taiwanese linguist races to save dying language

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In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, a teacher teaches children their tribal dialect in their aboriginal mountain village in Pingtung county, southern Taiwan. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

Her eyes lit bright with concentration, Taiwanese linguist Sung Li-may leans in expectantly as one of the planet’s last 10 speakers of the Kanakanavu language shares his hopes for the future.

Posted: January 9th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Philippines Air Asia opens more doors for OFWs, tourists to Taiwan

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Philippines’ AirAsia is opening more doors for overseas Filipino workers as well as local and foreign tourists starting this holiday season by offering low cost flights to Singapore and Taiwan from Clark, Pampanga.

Posted: December 27th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Taiwan couple in same-sex Buddhist wedding

You Ya-ting, left, and her partner Huang Mei-yu stamp their names in front of a statue of Buddha in the prayer hall as they are married in the first Taiwan same sex Buddhist ceremonial wedding in Taoyuan, Taiwan, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. Taiwan still does not legally recognize same sex marriage. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

Two women tied the knot on Saturday in Taiwan’s first same-sex Buddhist wedding, a move rights groups hope will help make the island become the first place in Asia to legalize gay marriage.

Posted: August 11th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Taiwan film fest pays tribute to director Hou Hsiao-Hsien

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“THE BOYS of Fengkuei”

The works of award-winning director Hou Hsiao-Hsien will be featured in this year’s Taiwan Film Festival, whose third installment will be held at the Shang Cineplex (Edsa Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong City), Aug. 3-6.

Posted: July 29th, 2012 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Taiwan beauty pageant battles ‘home wreckers’

A Taiwanese beauty pageant is demanding contestants sign a declaration confirming they are not “home wreckers”, amid growing concern over celebrity extramarital affairs.

Posted: May 1st, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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