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美麗 New Taipei City

Last May, my wife and son and I had the opportunity to experience the beauty of New Taipei City, also known as Xinbei. While Taipei is modern akin to Tokyo, New Taipei City is scenic akin to Kyoto. 310 more words


Taiwan: Six killed, 28 hurt in nursing home fire


© AFP | Taiwan fire kills six

TAIPEI (AFP) – A fire that tore through a nursing home killed six people and injured another 28 in Taiwan on Wednesday.Television footage showed elderly people being evacuated from the facility, some in clothes blackened by smoke. 346 more words


Japanese period land god stele at Xindian First Cemetery in Xindian, New Taipei City, Taiwan. The cemetery has since been demolished for land reclamation purposes. The stele has been lost. 23 more words



Title: 福德正神 (fude zhengshen, upright god of fortune and virtue)
Depiction: Small statue, modern, painted gilded wood
Background: painted tiles, chimera
Structure type: shrine
Style: Republic of China… 36 more words

The toxic beauty of the abandoned smoke tunnels

Beautiful. Toxic. Possibly dangerous. These are all words that can be used to describe the abandoned smoke tunnels by a mountainside in the town of Jinguashi in Ruifang District, New Taipei City. 512 more words