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Lush Sky Green towers are the first of their kind in Taichung

Taichung, Taiwan has taken yet another step toward becoming a greener, more livable city with the recent completion of Sky Green, a sustainably minded, mixed-use development. Designed by Singaporean architecture firm WOHA, the high-rise is named after its inclusion of sky gardens and terraces that are filled with lush, subtropical greenery. The project’s integration of green spaces is expected to raise the city’s standards for “skyrise greenery” in future sustainable developments. As an expert ...
Tags: Smart City, Design, Singapore, Taiwan, Architecture, Urban Design, Green Building, High-rise, Mixed-use, Courtyard, Taichung, Mixed-use Development, Sky Garden, Taichung Taiwan, Sustainable City, Residential Tower


Omega 3 fish oil supplements may benefit some children with ADHD

A team of researchers from King's College London collaborated with colleagues from China Medical University in Taichung, Taiwan to find that omega-3 fish oil supplements could benefit children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Their work was published in the latest issue of the journal Translational Psychiatry.
Tags: Health, London, Omega, King s College, Taichung Taiwan, China Medical University


Omega-3 fish oil as effective for attention as ADHD drugs for some children

Researchers from King's College London and China Medical University in Taichung, Taiwan, have found omega-3 fish oil supplements improve attention among children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), but only among those with low levels of omega-3 in their blood.
Tags: Science, Omega, King s College London, Taichung Taiwan, China Medical University


Taichung Discovery Pavilion champions biodiversity in new "Half Earth" multimedia art installation

In Taichung, Taiwan, the recently completed Discovery Pavilion at the Taichung World Flower Expo explores what life could be like if humans returned half of the Earth’s habitable surfaces to nature — a concept known as “Half Earth” proposed by the “Father of Biodiversity” Edward Wilson in 2016. Taipei-based Cogitoimage International Co., Ltd designed the pavilion to advocate such preservation with a large-scale exhibition that covers the ecology of the Taichung Dajia River as it flows from high...
Tags: Design, Earth, Taiwan, Architecture, Gallery, Ecology, Taipei, Carousel Showcase, Pavilion, Recycled Materials, Taichung, Native Plants, Edward Wilson, Taichung Taiwan, Natural Materials, Environmental Stewardship


Harding Intsik in Manila

Harding Intsik, an obscure attraction inside Manila’s vast Rizal Park, is a Chinese garden designed and gifted decades ago by the Taiwanese government.  A set of postage stamps featuring two of the most notorious dictators in Asia–namely Philippines’s Ferdinand Marcos and Taiwan’s Chiang Kai-shek–commemorates the garden’s completion in 1967. Though not as splendid as Chinese gardens elsewhere, Harding Intsik incorporates the essential elements – zigzag bridge over pond, pavilions and corridors,...
Tags: Tea, Asia, China, Taiwan, Philippines, United Nations, Chinese Garden, Chinatown, Manila, Nationalist Party, China Taiwan, Chiang Kai shek, Planet Earth, Rizal Park, Ferdinand Marcos, Taichung Taiwan


A disused railway will become a sustainable green corridor in Taiwan

Delft-based architecture firm Mecanoo has unveiled designs to transform a disused railway and dyke in Taichung, Taiwan into a vibrant linear park. Dubbed the Taichung Green Corridor, the project will reuse the former rail that traverses Taichung’s downtown and stretches over a mile in length. The project aims to preserve the area’s strong historic character while spurring urban revitalization and improving the area’s biodiversity. Set to begin construction later this year into next year, the ...
Tags: Design, Taiwan, Park, Architecture, Gallery, Railway, Carousel Showcase, Landscape Architecture, Mecanoo, Delft, Dyke, Greenway, Taichung, Native Plants, Kaohsiung, Sculpture Park


Amid warnings from China, Taiwan boosts domestic arms makers

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Standing on his company's sprawling campus in central Taiwan, Lin Nan-juh says he's able to make any plane his island's government calls for."We can do whatever's asked," says Lin, president of Aerospace... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China Taiwan, Lin, Taichung Taiwan, Taiwan Lin Nan juh


Futuristic Taiwan skyscraper will be infused with an abundance of greenery

French architect Elizabeth de Portzamparc just unveiled competition-winning plans for the Intelligence Operation Center tower in Taichung, Taiwan. The futuristic tower – which will be over 800 feet tall – will have pockets of greenery infused throughout its many levels to provide a healthy interior environment and to help the modern tower blend into its surroundings. The TIOC Tower will feature a digital cultural center, retail, offices and various restaurants, and it was designed to blend int...
Tags: Design, Taiwan, Architecture, Gallery, Urban Design, Green space, Taiwanese Architecture, Taichung Taiwan, Sustainable Urban Design, Skyscraper Designs, Futuristic Towers, Sustainable Skyscrapers, Taiwanese Design, Elizabeth de Portzamparc, Intelligence Operation Center tower, TIOC Tower


Our New Adventure

Well...family friends and random strangers that somehow found this post...we're off on a new adventure If you haven't heard yet Matt has officially accepted a job in Taichung Taiwan He will be moving there in a couple of weeks yep this is quick a
Tags: Travel, Matt, Taichung Taiwan


2017 Tea Festival and Trade Show Schedule

There are a growing number of tea festivals, industry trade shows and conferences around the world. This list is an attempt to capture them all and it will be updated as more dates are released. If I have omitted an event that you are aware of, please reach out to me and I will add it to the list. Which ones are you going to? Be sure to chime in the comments below! January January 28-29: Toronto Tea Festival in Toronto, Canada   February February 25-26: Southwest Tea Fest in Las Vegas, Ne...
Tags: Tea, Featured, Festivals, Sydney, Moscow, Philadelphia, 2017, San Francisco California, Melbourne Australia, Toronto Canada, Moscow Russia, Los Angeles California, DUBLIN Ireland, Bangkok Thailand, San Diego California, Mumbai India


2017 Tea Festival and Trade Show Schedule

There are a growing number of tea festivals, industry trade shows and conferences around the world. This list is an attempt to capture them all and it will be updated as more dates are released. If I have omitted an event that you are aware of, please reach out to me and I will add it to the list. Which ones are you going to? Be sure to chime in the comments below! January January 28-29: Toronto Tea Festival in Toronto, Canada   February February 25-26: Southwest Tea Fest in Las Vegas, Ne...
Tags: Tea, Featured, Festivals, Sydney, Moscow, Philadelphia, 2017, San Francisco California, Melbourne Australia, Toronto Canada, Moscow Russia, Los Angeles California, DUBLIN Ireland, Bangkok Thailand, San Diego California, Mumbai India


A Tea-Based Beverage from Taiwan Bubbles Up in Kent

Two new cafes in Kent are serving a cold beverage that’s wildly popular in many Asian countries. In today’s Quick Bite, WKSU’s Vivian Goodman reports the drink is catching on here as a novelty for some, and for others, a refreshing taste of home. Bubble tea is tea that’s shaken or stirred with milk or fruit juice, with tiny balls of tapioca dropped into it. Mingliang Xie uses green tea for most drinks served at Ming’s Bubble Tea on East Main Street in Kent. Ming’s birthplace is mainland China. B...
Tags: China, Taiwan, Kent, WKSU, Vivian Goodman, Ming, East Main Street, Taichung Taiwan


Utah missionary serving in Taiwan killed in bike accident

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints confirmed Tuesday that a missionary serving in Taichung, Taiwan, was killed in a bicycle accident. North Ogden resident David Smith Hampton, 18, was hit by a car while riding his bike and died later at an area hospital from his injuries Tuesday, according to LDS Church spokesman Eric Hawkins.
Tags: Utah, Taiwan, LDS Church, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, Taichung Taiwan, North Ogden, David Smith Hampton


Traveling May Elicit Smart Phone Anxiety

Emerging research suggest that we are becoming dependent on our smart phones to keep us in touch with the web. Hui-Jen Yang and Yun-Long Lay of the National Chin-Yi University of Technology, in Taichung, Taiwan, explain that as smart phone prevalence has grown, people have come to rely more and more on what these devices allow us to do when traveling.
Tags: Taichung Taiwan, Hui Jen Yang, Yun Long Lay, National Chin Yi University of Technology


Film review: The Tag-Along - " Taiwanese urban legend spawns atmospheric yet banal horror

First-time director Cheng Wei-hao pulls out all the clichA©s in this best-selling tale of haunting and ghosts In the home video footage that spawned an urban legend in 1998, a creepy looking little girl in a red dress was seen following a group of hikers on a mountain trail in Taichung, Taiwan. At the hands of first-time director Cheng Wei-hao, the promise of the grainy video is at once built on and compromised in The Tag-Along , an effective mix of familiar scares that puts in regrettably littl...
Tags: Taichung Taiwan, Cheng Wei hao, Cheng Wei


2016 Tea Festival and Trade Show Schedule

January January 30-31: Toronto Tea Festival in Toronto, Canada   February February 14: Tea Lover’s Festival in Los Angeles, California (USA) February 20-21: Houston Tea Festival in Houston, Texas (USA) February 27: Southwest Tea Fest in Las Vegas, Nevada (USA) March March 1-3: Russia Coffee and Tea Industry Event in Moscow, Russia March 10-13: Thailand Coffee Tea & Drinks in Bangkok, Thailand March 17: Tea Masters Cup in Riga, Latvia March 19-20: Coffee and Tea Festival NYC in New York...
Tags: Tea, Europe, Featured, Russia, Thailand, Festivals, Sydney, Philadelphia, 2016, Toronto Canada, Moscow Russia, DUBAI United Arab Emirates, Shanghai China, DUBLIN Ireland, Bangkok Thailand, Hamburg Germany


A decade of missionary service

THE Congregation of St. John the Baptist , with mother house in Taichung, Taiwan, yesterday celebrated its 10 year of missionary service in the Philippines at the Lux Mundi Monastery at Hacienda Binitin Brgy. Blumentritt in Murcia.
Tags: Philippines, St John the Baptist, Taichung Taiwan, Lux Mundi Monastery, Hacienda Binitin Brgy Blumentritt


Chen Hui-jie runs a political campaign - at age 17

THE TARGET: Chen Hui-jie points to a map of a city council district in Taichung, Taiwan. The 17-year-old is campaign manager for a candidate there. [Link to media]
Tags: Taichung Taiwan, Chen Hui jie


Factory Tour: Wellgo and its 10 million pedals

Wellgo's Taichung, Taiwan factory is a hive of stamping, cutting, pressing, lathing, and assembling. The company is the source of about 10 percent of the global pedal market, producing 20 million pairs between this Taiwanese factory and another in China. [Link to media]
Tags: China, Taichung Taiwan