Taipei 101 is a symbol of the success of the Taiwanese economy.
Taipei 101 set a new height record in 2004
Japanese Soldiers Entering Taipei City in 1895 after the Treaty of Shimonoseki.
Tainan Confucius Temple. Four characters on the inscribed board mean "First School in All of Taiwan"
National Palace Museum, ranked world top five museum, in Taipei City
Landscape of Taiwan.
Kaohsiung Arena is an indoor sporting arena located in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The capacity of the arena is 15,000 spectators and will open in 2009.
National Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It is currently the largest stadium in Taiwan in terms of capacity. Completed in... 2009, it will be used mostly for athletics and rugby events, including hosting the main events for the 2009 World Games. The stadium will have a capacity of 55,000 people. After the games the stadium will likely be used for some Taiwan football team matches. The stadium, designed by Japanese architect Toyo Ito, makes use of solar energy to provide its power needs. The World Games Stadium, semi spiral-shaped, like a dragon, will be the first stadium in the world to provide power using solar energy technology. The solar panels covering the vast external face of the stadium are able to generate most of the power required for its own operation, as well as additional power that can be saved.more
Tuntex Sky Tower, or the T & C Tower or 85 SKYTOWER , is an 85-floor skyscraper located in Lingya District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The structure is... 347.5 m high. An antenna pushes the building height to 378 m . Constructed from 1994 to 1997, it is the tallest skyscraper in Kaohsiung, and was the tallest in Taiwan until the completion of Taipei 101. The building was designed by C.Y. Lee & Partners and Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum, and has an unusual 'prong' design with two separate 39-floor sections, which merge into a single central tower rising to a spire. This unique design leaves a substantial space below the central part of the tower. The design was inspired by the Chinese character Kao , meaning "tall," and also the first character in the city's name. John W. Milton was Project Director on behalf of Turner International Inc , a subsidiary of Turner Construction. The building is owned by the Tuntex Group and is mainly offices, but includes residential space, a department store and the Splendor Kaohsiung hotel occupies the 37th to 70th floors.more
Taipei 101 , formerly known as the Taipei World Financial Center, is a landmark skyscraper located in Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan. The building... ranked officially as the world's tallest from 2004 until the opening of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai in 2010. In July 2011, the building was awarded LEED Platinum certification, the highest award in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system and became the tallest and largest green building in the world. Taipei 101 was designed by C.Y. Lee & partners and constructed primarily by Samsung C and KTRT Joint Venture. The tower has served as an icon of modern Taiwan ever since its opening, and received the 2004 Emporis Skyscraper Award. Fireworks launched from Taipei 101 feature prominently in international New Year's Eve broadcasts and the structure appears frequently in travel literature and international media. Taipei 101 comprises 101 floors above ground and 5 floors underground. The building was architecturally created as a symbol of the evolution of technology and Asian tradition .more
National Taiwan University is a national co-educational research university located in Taipei, Taiwan. In Taiwan, it is colloquially known as... "Táidà" . Its 1,086,167 m main campus is located in Taipei's Da'an District. In addition, the university has 6 other campuses in Taipei and elsewhere, with a total area of 345,830,000 m. The University consists of 11 colleges, 54 departments, 103 graduate institutes and 4 research centers. In 2010, the student body consisted of 17,514 undergraduate students and 15,824 graduate students. The university was founded in 1928 by the Japanese administration during the Japanese colonial era and was then known as the Taihoku Imperial University. After World War II, the government of the Republic of China resumed the administration of Taihoku University and reorganized and renamed it National Taiwan University on November 15, 1945. NTU is generally considered the top-ranked university in Taiwan. It has strong ties with the Academia Sinica.more
Fu Jen Catholic University is a co-educational Catholic university located in Xinzhuang District, New Taipei City, Taiwan. Colloquially the school... is known as "FǔDà" . When Fu Jen operated in Mainland China until 1952, it was known as the Catholic University of Peking . It thus ranks as the oldest pontifical university in Sinophone world. Fu Jen has earned particular distinction for its Theology, Philosophy, Linguistics, Arts, Law, Management, Mass communication and Clinical Medicine programs. Its College of Management was the first one of AACSB accredited in Taiwan and China. The university has established sister-school relationships with more than 200 universities worldwide and is committed to the holistic education. Today Fu Jen is the largest and most famous private university in Greater China. The institution was originally established in Beijing in 1925 by the Benedictines of St. Vincent Archabbey in Latrobe, Pennsylvania at request of the Holy See.more
The College of Commerce at National Chengchi University was established in 1957. The College of Commerce is highly regarded nationally and... internationally as the best business school in Taiwan. With 8 departments, 2 graduate institutes, 22 national-level research centers and 31 multi-functional laboratories, CNCCU has achieved an outstanding record in academic research, consulting for government policies, business and the community. The College of Commerce teaches several MBA programs, each with a distinct focus on management education in Taiwan: The International Exchange Programs at College of Commerce in NCCU was set forth in 1999 with the aim of providing incoming international students from its partner schools with the opportunities to acquire direct exposure and training within an Asian context and to nurture the aspiration in our domestic students. There are currently about 100 exchange students from over 60 top business schools in the world and about 200 international students from over 30 different countries in College of Commerce in NCCU.more
National Cheng Kung University is a national university in Tainan City, Taiwan. Its abbreviation is NCKU. In Chinese, its name is shortened to 成大 .... Cheng Kung is named after Zheng Ch'eng-Kung, who defeated the Dutch and founded the Kingdom of Tungning in Taiwan. NCKU is one of the most prestigious universities in Taiwan, with a high reputation in science, engineering, medicine, management, planning and design. According to Times Higher Education- QS World University Rankings and Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities, NCKU was ranked second or third among all universities in Taiwan. Many surveys throughout the years have shown that its students are most desired by Taiwanese companies. NCKU has 9 colleges, 40 departments, 82 graduate institutes, and 54 research centers, and it is also a major university, educational, and area-network center in Taiwan. Currently, there are about 22,000 students at National Cheng Kung University in 9 colleges, 40 departments, 82 graduate institutes, and 55 research centers. Starting from 2006, the Ministry of Education has offered NCKU NT$1.more
Fan Rong K Chung Graham , known professionally as Fan Chung, is a mathematician who works mainly in the areas of spectral graph theory, extremal... graph theory and random graphs, in particular in generalizing the Erdős-Rényi model for graphs with general degree distribution . Since 1998 she has been the Akamai Professor in Internet Mathematics at the University of California, San Diego . She received her doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania in 1974, under the direction of Herbert Wilf. After working at Bell Laboratories and Bellcore for nineteen years, she joined the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania as the first female tenured professor in mathematics. She serves on the editorial boards of more than a dozen international journals. Since 2003 she has been the editor-in-chief of Internet Mathematics.more
Takeshi Kaneshiro , born October 11, 1973, is a half Taiwanese and half Japanese singer and actor of mixed heritage – his father is Japanese and his... mother is Taiwanese. He speaks Japanese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Taiwanese Hokkien and English. Kaneshiro is a common Okinawan family name. In kanji, 金城 is Kaneshiro and 武 is Takeshi , with Japanese readings. He appears as 金城 武 in Japanese media. Although Kaneshiro is not a Chinese surname, the first kanji of Kaneshiro coincides with the Chinese surname Jin 金 and with the Korean surname "Kim" 김. Since personal names are commonly written in Chinese characters in both Chinese and Japanese naming conventions, with surnames before given names, this gives Kaneshiro the freedom whether to distinguish himself as a Japanese or not when working in Chinese-speaking countries by preserving or removing the space between his surname and given name. Kaneshiro's mother is Chinese of Taiwanese nationality and his father from Okinawa, Japan. He was born and raised in Taipei and holds Japanese citizenship.more