Topics :: China
Thursday Apr 5, 2012
As the Chinese proverb has it, "Don’t listen to what they say. Go see." The Portuguese rechristened Taiwan "Formosa," meaning "beautiful island." Check out these photos of some of Taiwan’s charms.
By Mark Thompson | Thursday Apr 5, 2012
One of Asia’s most progressive countries for LGBT rights, Taiwan hosts the largest LGBT event in Asia. A country in rapid transition, what you see today will be vastly different in another ten years. Or as the motto has it: "The time for Taiwan is now."
Friday Jan 27, 2012
Travel Channel TV host Andrew Zimmern revealed during his guest appearance at the Taiwan exhibit stage that Taiwan is one of his top 5 travel destinations in the world.
Monday Jan 23, 2012
January 23rd marks Chinese New Year, the year of the dragon. Since ancient times, Dragons have been featured in many myths and legends, and have held major spiritual significance in various cultures and religions worldwide.
Thursday Jan 5, 2012
Western adventurists wishing to extend their holiday celebrations through February 2012 are invited to visit the Heart of Asia, Taiwan. Like many Asian countries, Taiwan plans to welcome the Lunar New Year with spectacular festivities.
By Shaun Knittel | Monday Nov 7, 2011
Seattle transgender activist Marsha Botzer spent 15 days in China last month working with local LGBT activists as part of an exchange program sponsored by the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center.
By KEN RITTER | Thursday Sep 29, 2011
Casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp. plans to build a 1,000-room non-gambling luxury resort Caesars Palace Longmu Bay on the southern Chinese island of Hainan.
By KELVIN CHAN | Saturday Sep 17, 2011
Faded and forgotten Western brands are being dusted off and brought back to life by companies in Asia targeting the burgeoning number of people looking for labels to match new middle class lifestyles.
By ALEX KENNEDY | Saturday Sep 10, 2011
Starbucks Corp., the world’s largest coffee retailer, plans to triple its coffee shops in China during the next four years and step up expansion elsewhere in Asia, an executive said Tuesday.
Friday Aug 19, 2011
Coca Cola Co. said Thursday it plans to invest $4 billion in China as food brands scramble to expand in its fast-growing consumer market.