The Lamigo Monkeys won 4-2 against the Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions in Game 2 of the CPBL Championship in Taoyuan on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the series. (CNA Photo)
A group of performing horse riders from Almaty, Kazakhstan, have been in Taiwan since August training to show off their skills at the upcoming Taichung International Flora Expo. (CNA Photo)
The Pingtung County government has invited artists to brighten up the county's bus stops with creative designs. (CNA Photo)
Members of Taiwan's LGBT community were out in full force on Saturday, for one of the largest pride parades in all of Asia. Organizers say that as many as 130,000 people were on hand for the event, which featured multiple parade routes through the capital city of Taipei.
This year's parade featured the usual party-like atmosphere, but it was against a backdrop of political uncertainty. The annual event, now in its 16th year, had the theme: "Tell Your Story, Vote for Equality."
The deadline is looming for lawmakers to create legislation that would pave the way for same-sex marriage, in line with a high court ruling in 2017. However, there are five related referendums on the November 24th elections this year which could throw that decision into peril. Marchers urged the public to vote "yes" on the two referendum proposals -- numbers 14 and 15 -- on election day.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je attends the launch ceremony of a new electric bus on Monday. The new bus claims to offer zero carbon emission, low noise and a comfortable ride. And Ko rides one of the buses back to his office. (CNA Photo)
Over 60 Taiwanese representatives from different sectors are attending the first Cross-Strait Round Table Forum, held in Beijing. (CNA Photo)
The Tourism Bureau is planning discount packages to help stimulate tourism in Hualien, Kaohsiung and Pingtung County. The tourism industry in the region has been heavily affected by the recent Puyuma train derailment. (CNA Photo)
The Central Weather Bureau said that temperature will drop by a significant amount on Friday evening. The CWB advises the public to dress in more layers to stay warm. (CNA photo)
|Tsai: New Southbound policy set to continue|
|US-Taiwan relations key to stability: Tsai|
|US will uphold freedom of navigation: Admiral|
|Yutu to bring rain, wind to much of Taiwan|
|Boat Burning Festival underway in Donggang|
|Sports Administration promotes 10 sports tourism|