MVRDV’s bold and ambitious design for the Taipei Twin Towers, designed as part of a consortium lead by Nan Hai Development, has been selected to revitalise the central station area of Taipei.
“Taiwan will never accept a ‘one country, two systems’ framework,” said President Tsai. The majority of Taiwan’s public opinion resolutely opposes the “one country, two systems,” she added. “This is the Taiwan consensus.”
Residents warned to stay away from coastal areas and rough seas, while flights rerouted.
Japan will resume commercial whaling from July in its waters and exclusive economic zone while ending its controversial hunts in the Antarctic, it said on Wednesday, as it announced its withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission (IWC).
A tsunami killed at least 222 people and injured hundreds on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra following an underwater landslide believed caused by the erupting Anak Krakatau volcano
Asian markets were broadly higher on Monday after the U.S. and China reached a 90-day truce in a trade dispute that has dampened global growth and rattled investors worldwide.
Taiwan voted on Saturday in local elections that are a key test of support for the island’s pro-independence ruling party ahead of presidential polls in just over a year, with electors also voting in a contentious referendum on same-sex marriage.