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- Aug 27 Tue 2013 21:53
Top Pot Bakery fined for deceptive ads
Top Pot Bakery (胖達人), a well-known bakery chain that
advertises that it uses natural ingredients, apologized for
using flavoring essences in its baked goods and promised
to pay refunds to customers after a Taipei City Government
inspection of the ingredients used by the firm. (Taipei Times)
- Apr 08 Mon 2013 11:58
Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise left Taiwan for the United States
on April 7, ending his three-day whirlwind visit to the country to
drum up interest in his new film "Oblivion."
During his stay, the actor visited a local restaurant to learn how to
make its signature xiaolongbao and attended the premiere of his
- Feb 25 Mon 2013 21:30
"Life Of Pi" and "Argo" were two of the major winners at
the 85th annual Academy Awards, which was held on
Sunday, February 25 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
"Argo" walked away with three awards, including Best Film,
Adapted Screenplay (Chris Terrio), and Film Editing. "Life Of
Pi" snagged a whopping four awards, which were for
Directing, Original Score by Mychael Danna, Visual Effects
- Feb 25 Mon 2013 16:56
Ang Lee has won the 85th Academy Award for best director for
his “Life of Pi.” It’s the second Oscar for Lee, who won in 2006 for
“Brokeback Mountain.” He was also nominated in 2000 for
directing “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.”
Lee won for his adaptation of Yann Martel's Life of Pi, a 3D
spiritual fable about a boy who is stranded at sea with a
Bengal tiger. (The Guardian)
- Feb 16 Sat 2013 13:33
A meteor plunged toward earth over Russia's Ural Mountains
Friday morning, exploding into flames in a powerful blast that
damaged buildings in nearby areas, injuring over 1,000 people.
(The Wall Street Journal)
- Nov 19 Mon 2012 11:14
- Oct 27 Sat 2012 10:30
In Time with You, a TV drama produced by GTV, was the biggest
winner at the 47th Golden Bell Awards, winning seven awards
In addition to the awards for Best Television Series,
Best Director, Best Script, Best Supporting Actress
- Oct 02 Tue 2012 20:00
Anne Hathaway tied the knot with Adam Shulman on September
29 in scenic Big Sur on the California coast. More than 150 guests
were invited. It was a gorgeous ceremony, but nothing stood
out like her custom-made Valentino dress!
安海瑟威和亞當舒曼於 9/29 在風光明媚的加州大蘇爾鎮結婚了。
- Oct 01 Mon 2012 19:47
Nathan Sawaya's The Art of the Brick exhibition
has arrived in Taipei, wowing visitors
with incredible Lego sculptures. Sawaya's
exhibitions were rated by CNN as one of the
- Sep 26 Wed 2012 10:00
Nominations for this year’s Golden Bell Awards were
announced. In the drama category, as expected “In
Time With You” received the most nominations. Besides
best drama, star Chen Bo-lin was nominated as best
actor, Ariel Lin as best actress, Lin Mei-hsiu as best
supporting actress and Qu You-ning as best director.
- Jul 30 Mon 2012 22:19
Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle created a
stunning series of visuals for the 2012 Summer
Olympics Opening Ceremony in London.
One of the evening's most moments featured Queen
Elizabeth II in a pre-taped video with Daniel Craig as
- Jul 18 Wed 2012 10:16
Roger Federer finally equaled Pete Sampras' record
at the All England Club and won his 17th Grand Slam
title. A heartbroken Andy Murray said there was no
shame in losing to Federer in the Wimbledon final.
Murray may have lost the match, but he has won the
hearts of British people.
- Jun 27 Wed 2012 11:22
Golden Melody Awards, the first time the trio has performed
as a group since its member Selina suffered serious burns in
an accident in 2010.
The pop stars sang their hit song "Shero" together to a
roaring crowd. They then shouted "Hi everyone, we are
- Jun 27 Wed 2012 10:20
Taiwanese rock band Mayday on Saturday nabbed six major
awards at the Golden Melody Awards. Mayday won the Best
Mandarin Album, Best Band, Best Album Producer, Best
Music Arranger, Best Composer, and Best Song of the Year
with its eighth album "Second Round."
- May 06 Sun 2012 09:45
The world's first officially licensed Angry Birds theme park,
landed in Finland's Srknniemi Adventure Park, is to open in June.
It consists of 12 rides, themed restaurants and cafes, designed
especially for families and young children.
- Apr 24 Tue 2012 22:33
Chien-Ming Wang apologized for an extramarital affair
that occurred two years ago. Wang said he was feeling
helpless and hopeless during the long hours of rehabilitation
(in Florida) every day. He had the affair at the low ebb of his
life. Wang said he was deeply sorry for letting down his family
and his fans.
- Apr 22 Sun 2012 11:30
Pottermania will never end. Horry Potter e-books are finally
available. Are you a huge Potter fan? Now you can follow
Harry's fight against the evil Lord Vodemort on your e-reader.