The National Property Administration (FNP; Chinese: 財政部國有財產署; pinyin: Cáizhèngbù Guóyǒu Cáichǎnshǔ) is the agency of the Ministry of Finance of Taiwan (ROC) responsible for the management of national property.
The Cross-Strait Tourism Exchange Association (CSTEA; simplified Chinese: 海峡两岸旅游交流协会; traditional Chinese: 海峽兩岸旅遊交流協會; pinyin: Hǎixiá Liǎng'àn Lǚyóu Jiāoliú Xiéhuì) or Association for Tourism Exchange across the Taiwan Straits (ATETS) is a semi-official representative office of the People's Republic of China in Taiwan handling tourism-related affairs. Its counterpart body in Mainland China by the Republic of China is the Taiwan Strait Tourism Association.
The Ama Museum (Chinese: 阿嬤家-和平與女性人權館; pinyin: Āmā Jiā-Hépíng Yǔ Nǚxìng Rénquán Guǎn) is a museum in Datong District, Taipei, Taiwan. The museum is dedicated to the comfort women during the Japanese rule of Taiwan.
Ketagalan Boulevard (Chinese: 凱達格蘭大道; pinyin: Kǎidágélán Dàdào) is an arterial road in Zhongzheng District in Taipei, Taiwan, between the Presidential Office Building and the East Gate (東門). It is 400 metres (1,300 ft) long and has a total of ten lanes in each direction with no median.
The Cross-Straits Common Market Foundation (Chinese: 兩岸共同市場基金會; pinyin: Liǎng'àn Gòngtóng Shìchǎng Jījīn Huì) is an organization in Taiwan dealing with cross-strait trading. The office is located at Tunnan Tower, Daan District, Taipei.
The Mongolian and Tibetan Cultural Center (Chinese: 蒙藏文化中心; pinyin: Měng Zàng Wénhuà Zhōngxīn) is a cultural center in Daan District, Taipei, Taiwan under the administration of the Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs Commission of the Executive Yuan.
The Armaments Bureau (Chinese: 國防部軍備局; pinyin: Guófángbù Jūnbèijú) is the affiliated authority of the Ministry of National Defense of the Republic of China.
The Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT; Chinese: 經濟部國際貿易局; pinyin: Jīngjìbù Guójì Màoyìjú) is the administrative agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) of Taiwan (ROC).
The Institute of Transportation (IOT; Chinese: 運輸研究所; pinyin: Yùnshū Yánjiūsuǒ) is the organization under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications of the Republic of China responsible for assisting the ministry in making policy, coordinating and integrating transportation strategies, executing plans, supporting administrative innovative research and technology and establishing communication channel between the government, transportation industries, academia and research institutions in Taiwan.
The Museum of Jade Art (MoJA; Chinese: 瑩瑋藝術翡翠文化博物館; pinyin: Yíngwěi Yìshù Fěicuì Wénhuà Bówùguǎn) is an art museum about jade art in Zhongshan District, Taipei, Taiwan.It is the first museum in the world dedicated to jade art.
The Taipei City Government (TCG; Chinese: 臺北市政府; pinyin: Táiběi Shì Zhèngfǔ) is the government that governs Taipei City of Taiwan. The government building is located at Taipei City Hall in Xinyi District, Taipei.
The Legislative Yuan is the unicameral legislature of the Republic of China now based in Taiwan. It is one of the five branches (五院; wǔyuàn; gō͘-īⁿ) of government stipulated by the Constitution of the Republic of China, which follows Sun Yat-sen's Three Principles of the People.
Maokong (Chinese: 貓空; pinyin: Māokōng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Niau-khang; literally: 'cat hole') is an area located in Wenshan District of Taipei, Taiwan. The area used to be the biggest tea growing area of Taipei. There are many intertwining footpaths which have been used to transport tea. Now, it is a popular place for tea culture and viewing the night scenery of Taipei City.
The Taxation Administration (DOT; Chinese: 財政部賦稅署; pinyin: Cáizhèngbù Fùshuìshǔ) is the agency of the Ministry of Finance of Taiwan (ROC) responsible for tax collections in Taiwan.
The National Education Radio (NER; Chinese: 國立教育廣播電台; pinyin: Guólì Jiàoyù Guǎngbō Diàntái) is a government owned radio station in the Taiwan (ROC) and is located in the Zhongzheng District of Taipei City, Taiwan next to the Taipei Botanical Garden and National Museum of History.
The 2009 Summer Deaflympics, officially known as the 21st Summer Deaflympics, is an international multi-sport event that was celebrated from September 5 to September 15, 2009 in Taipei, Taiwan (Republic of China). It is the third Summer Deaflympics to be held in Asia/Pacific region. Judo, Karate, and Taekwondo have been recognized as new summer disciplines in the Deaflympics sports competition program.
Qidong Street Japanese Houses (Chinese: 齊東街日式宿舍; pinyin: Qídōng Jiē Rìshì Sùshè) is located in the Zhongzheng District of Taipei, Taiwan. During the Qing Dynasty, Qidong Street was a major lane for transporting rice from the Taipei basin to harbours along the river. Prior to the construction of the Taipei City Walls in 1884, one could travel from Bangkah (today's Wanhua District) past the East Gate area and along Qidong Street which joined Bade Road, leading to modern-day Songshan, Nangang, and eventually Keelung.
The Children's Art Museum in Taipei (Chinese: 蘇荷兒童美術館; pinyin: Sūhé Értóng Měishùguǎn) is a museum in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan. The museum was established to promote art education for children, parents, teachers and the general public.
The State-owned Enterprises Commission (SEC; Chinese: 經濟部國營事業委員會; pinyin: Jīngjì Bù Guóyíng Shìyè Wěiyuánhuì) is the government agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Taiwan (ROC).
The Taiwan New Cultural Movement Memorial Hall (Chinese: 臺灣新文化運動紀念館; pinyin: Táiwān Xīn Wénhuà Yùndòng Jìniànguǎn) is a memorial hall in Dadaocheng, Datong District, Taipei, Taiwan.
Linji Huguo Chan Temple (Chinese: 臨濟護國禪寺; pinyin: Línjí Hùguó Chán Sì) is a Buddhist temple located in Zhongshan District of Taipei, Taiwan.
The Tittot Glass Art Museum (Chinese: 琉園水晶博物館; pinyin: Liúyuán Shuǐjīng Bówùguǎn) is a museum about glass art in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan. It is the first museum in Taiwan dedicated to glass art.
The Aurora Art Museum (Chinese: 震旦藝術博物館; pinyin: Zhèndàn Yìshù Bówùguǎn) is an art museum in Songshan District, Taipei, Taiwan. The museum is located in the Aurora 21st Century Building.
Treasure Hill (Chinese: 寶藏巖; pinyin: Bǎozàng Yán; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Pó-chōng-giâm) is a community in Taipei, Taiwan. Originally an illegal settlement, it was founded by the Kuomintang military veterans at the end of the 1940s and served originally as an anti-aircraft position.
Dihua Street (Chinese: 迪化街; pinyin: Díhuà Jiē) is a street located in the Dadaocheng area of Datong District, Taipei, Taiwan, winding from the south of the district to the north near Dalongdong. The street, then known as Centre Street (中街), was constructed during the 1850s, when many commercial entities belonging to Quanzhou-originating owners moved in from Bangka. Since then and throughout the rest of the 19th century, Dihua Street has been an important centre for commerce in Taiwanese products and produce such as Chinese medicinal herbs, fabrics, incense materials, and for the post-processing of Taiwanese tea.
The Qingshui Temple (Chinese: 艋舺清水巖; pinyin: Měngjiǎ Qīngshuǐ Yán; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Báng-kah-chheng-chúi-giâm; Chingshui Temple) also known as Tsushih Temple or the "Divine Progenitors Temple" is a temple in dedicated to the god Qingshui Zushi, a Northern Song dynasty Buddhist monk who is said to have saved a town from a drought. The temple is located in the Wanhua District of Taipei City, Taiwan. The temple is often called "the most characteristic example of mid-Qing temple architecture."
The Taipei Language Institute (TLI; Chinese: 中華語文研習所; pinyin: Zhōnghuá Yǔwén Yánxí Suǒ) was founded in 1956 by a group of missionaries who wished to provide training in Mandarin Chinese for Taiwan-bound missionaries. Originally named Missionary Language Institute, the founder Dr. Marvin Ho created the institute as a means of educating these foreigners in Mandarin and Taiwanese.
The Sunflower Student Movement is associated with a protest movement driven by a coalition of students and civic groups that came to a head on March 18 and April 10, 2014, in the Legislative Yuan and, later, also the Executive Yuan of Taiwan. The activists protested the passing of the Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement (CSSTA) by the ruling party Kuomintang (KMT) at the legislature without clause-by-clause review.
The Taiwan–Hong Kong Economic and Cultural Co-operation Council (THEC; Chinese: 財團法人臺港經濟文化合作策進會; pinyin: Cáituán Fǎrén Táigǎng Jīngjì Wénhuà Hézuò Cèjìnhuì) represents the Government of Taiwan in talks with Hong Kong, through its counterpart the Hong Kong–Taiwan Economic and Cultural Co-operation and Promotion Council (ECCPC).
Chinese Taipei Athletics Association (CTAA; Chinese: 中華民國田徑協會) is an IAAF recognised member officially representing Taiwan. The current president is Chen-Yen YEH, and the General Secretary is Ching-Cheng Wang. The office is based in the building of Taiwan Sports Administration in Taipei City.
The Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC; Chinese: 臺北世界貿易中心; pinyin: Táiběi Shìjiè Màoyì Zhōngxīn) was inagurated in January 1986 by Taiwan's foremost trade promotion organization, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), to provide a single, modern venue that would combine exhibition space, conference facilities, offices, and hotel accommodation for international business. TWTC combines every possible service that brings together a vast consulting service on trade-related issues, trading partners, suppliers, and markets.
The Taipei Guest House (Chinese: 臺北賓館; pinyin: Táiběi Bīnguǎn) is the historical building located at 1 Ketagalan Boulevard, Bo'ai Special Zone, Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan. It’s owned by the Government of the Republic of China and used as a state guest house for receiving state guests or celebration activities.
Street address: 臺北市中正區黎明里凱達格蘭大道1號 (from Wikidata)
The Land Reform Museum (LRM; Chinese: 土地改革紀念館; pinyin: Tǔdì Gǎigé Jìniànguǎn) is a museum located in Songshan District, Taipei, Taiwan. The purpose of the museum is to commemorate the land reform in Taiwan in the 1950s.
The Fisheries Agency (FA; Chinese: 行政院農業委員會漁業署; pinyin: Xíngzhèngyuàn Nóngyè Wěiyuánhuì Yúyèshǔ) is the agency of the Council of Agriculture of the Taiwan (ROC) responsible for all matters relating to fisheries.
Minquan West Road (Chinese: 民權西路; pinyin: Mínquán Xīlù) is a metro station in Taipei, Taiwan served by Taipei Metro. It is a transfer station between Tamsui–Xinyi line and Zhonghe–Xinlu line.
The National Treasury Administration (NTA; Chinese: 財政部國庫署; pinyin: Cáizhèngbù Guókùshǔ) is the agency of the Ministry of Finance of Taiwan (ROC) in charge of relevant matters in the revenues, expenditures and management of the Treasury as well as responsible for the management of government debt, fiscal planning, public welfare lottery, and the management of public-owned enterprises.
The Civil Service Development Institute (CSDI; Chinese: 行政院人事行政總處公務人力發展中心; pinyin: Xíngzhèngyuàn Rénshì Xíngzhèng Zǒngchù Gōngwù Rénlì Fāzhǎn Zhōngxīn) is the agency of the Directorate-General of Personnel Administration of the Executive Yuan of the Taiwan (ROC) responsible to provide continuing learning for civil servants in Taiwan.
The Taipei Botanical Garden (Chinese: 臺北植物園; pinyin: Táiběi Zhíwùyuán) is located in the Nanhai Academy on Nanhai Road in Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan. The Botanical Garden covers an area of about 15 hectares and includes over 1,500 plant species.
Bailing Sport Park (Chinese: 百齡運動公園; pinyin: Bǎilíng Yùndòng Gōngyuán) is a multi-use sport venue located in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan. The park has been open since 1989. It resides along Shilin and Shezi shores of the Keelung River, with around 2,900 metres in length and 60 to 100 metres in width. Total surface area is around 280,000 m2.
The Control Yuan (CY), one of the five branches of the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan), is an investigatory agency that monitors the other branches of government. It may be compared to the Court of Auditors of the European Union or the Government Accountability Office of the United States. However, the clearest analogous position is the State Comptroller of Israel, who, like the CY, is a hybrid between a government performance auditor and a political ombudsman.
The Wistaria Tea House (Chinese: 紫藤廬; pinyin: Zǐténg Lú), the Wisteria House, or Wistaria House is a historical teahouse in Daan District, Taipei, Taiwan. The establishment is situated in a Japanese-style wooden house built in the 1920s on Xinsheng South Road. The teahouse is named after the three wisteria vines planted in the front courtyard forming a shaded area leading to the entrance of the building. The teahouse, with its circa 1930s decor, was reopened to much fanfare after a long needed renovation in 2008.
The Wang Yun-wu Memorial Hall (Chinese: 王雲五紀念館; pinyin: Wáng Yúnwǔ Jìniànguǎn) is a memorial hall in Daan District, Taipei, Taiwan, dedicated to Wang Yun-wu, the former Vice Premier of the Republic of China.
TransAsia Airways Flight 235 was a TransAsia Airways domestic flight from Taipei to Kinmen (Quemoy), Republic of China. On 4 February 2015, the aircraft serving the flight, a ten-month-old ATR 72-600, crashed into the Keelung River shortly after takeoff from Taipei Songshan Airport, 5.4 km (3.4 mi; 2.9 nmi) to the west of Songshan in Taiwan. The aircraft had 53 passengers and five crew on board; there were 15 survivors.
The Yangmingshan American Military Housing (Chinese: 陽明山美軍宿舍群), is a historical site located in Yangmingshan, Taipei, Taiwan. It is located on a 13.88 hectare plot of land near the Chinese Culture University in Shanzihou (山仔后) with around 150 old American buildings—for U.S. Military officers, Advisors and their dependents in Taiwan—in various states of preservation.
The Chengmei Riverside Park (Chinese: 成美河濱公園; pinyin: Chéngměi Hébīn Gōngyuán) is a park along the Keelung River in Taipei, Taiwan. The park is divided into two parts by the river, the northern part which is located in Neihu District on the right side of the river bank and the southern part which is located in Nangang District on the left side of the river bank.
The Land Reform Museum (LRM; Chinese: 土地改革紀念館; pinyin: Tǔdì Gǎigé Jìniànguǎn) is a museum located in Songshan District, Taipei, Taiwan. The purpose of the museum is to commemorate the land reform in Taiwan in the 1950s.
The Insect Science Museum (Chinese: 昆蟲科學博物館; pinyin: Kūnchóng Kēxué Bówùguǎn) is a museum of insects in Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan. The museum is located at Cheng Kung Senior High School and it is one of the largest insect science museums in Asia.
The Taipei Metro Qilian station is located in the Beitou District of Taipei, Taiwan. It is a station on the Tamsui Line (Red Line). In the past, the station belonged to the now-defunct TRA Tamsui Line.
The Bureau of Mines (BOM; Chinese: 經濟部礦務局; pinyin: Jīngjì Bù Kuàng Wù Jú) is the government agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Republic of China (Taiwan).
The Taipei Railway Workshop (Chinese: 臺北機廠) was the largest workshop of Taiwan Railways Administration. For decades it manufactured and maintained thousands of railway vehicles. The Workshop was established in 1935 replacing the original workshop, which had become became inadequate. It was the largest railway workshop ever built in Taiwan. The Governor-General of Taiwan recognized its establishment as celebrating the Empire of Japan ruling Taiwan for 40 years.
The Museum of Archives (Chinese: 檔案展示室; pinyin: Dǎng'àn Zhǎnshìshì) is a museum in Daan District, Taipei, Taiwan. The museum is part of National Taiwan University.
The Small and Medium Enterprise Administration (SMEA; Chinese: 經濟部中小企業處; pinyin: Jīngjì Bù Zhōngxiǎo Qǐyè Chù) is the administrative agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Taiwan (ROC) responsible for small and medium-sized enterprises-related affairs.
A Red Envelope Club (Chinese: 紅包場; pinyin: hóngbāocháng) is a form of Cabaret in Taiwan that originated in Taipei in the 1960s as an imitation of Shanghai Cabaret. In these cabarets, female singers sing old Chinese songs from the 1920s to 1950s to mostly older men, many of whom were soldiers in General Chiang Kai-shek's Kuomintang army that fled Mainland China after the Chinese Civil War. The cabarets get their name from the fact that the audience gives the singers, who they appreciate, money in red envelopes. The remaining clubs are mostly located in the Ximending District of Taipei on Hankou Street, Emei Street, and Xining South Road.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Taiwan reported 81,034 members in 17 stakes, one district, 117 congregations (108 wards and 9 branches), two missions, and one temple, as of December 31, 2018.
The Industrial Development Bureau, MOEA (IDB; Chinese: 經濟部工業局; pinyin: Jīngjìbù Gōngyèjú) is the administrative agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs of Taiwan.
The Singapore Trade Office in Taipei (Chinese: 新加坡駐臺北商務辦事處; pinyin: Xīnjiāpō Zhù Táiběi Shāngwù Bànshì Chù; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Sin-ka-pho chù Tâi-pak Siong-bū Pān-sū-chhù) is the representative office of Singapore in Taiwan, functioning as a de facto embassy in the absence of diplomatic relations.
The Political Warfare Bureau (GPWB; Chinese: 國防部政治作戰局; pinyin: Guófángbù Zhèngzhì Zuòzhànjú) is the affiliated authority of the Ministry of National Defense (MND) of the Republic of China (Taiwan) that is responsible for all the political warfare affairs of the Republic of China Armed Forces.
The Taipei Expo Park (Chinese: 花博公園; pinyin: Huābó Gōngyuán) is a multifunctional park in Zhongshan District, Taipei, Taiwan.
Four Four South Village, or Forty-Four South Village (Chinese: 四四南村; pinyin: sì sì nán cūn) was previously a residential area in Taipei for the military personnel of the 44th Arsenal of the Combined Logistics Command (Chinese: 聯勤第四十四兵工廠; pinyin: lián qín dì sì shí sì bīng gōng chǎng) and their dependents. Today it has been partially renovated and is home to model homes from its original use, cultural and creative stores, a restaurant, and occasional arts and crafts markets.
The Guest House of Imperial Envoys Museum (Chinese: 欽差行臺; pinyin: ch'in ch'ai hsing t'ai) is the former site of the Qing dynasty government yamen that ruled Taiwan. The building is located at Taipei Botanical Garden in Zhongzheng District, Taipei. The building is the only office of the Qing dynasty remaining in Taiwan.
The Taipei City Council (TCC; Chinese: 台北市議會; pinyin: Táiběishì Yìhuì) is the elected municipal council of Taipei City, Taiwan. The council composes of 63 councilors lastly elected through the 2018 Republic of China local election on 24 November 2018.
The Hwa Kang Museum (Chinese: 華岡博物館; pinyin: Huágāng Bówùguǎn) is a museum in Shilin District, Taipei, Taiwan. The museum is located at the Chinese Culture University.
華山車站位於臺灣臺北市中正區梅花里，是臺鐵縱貫線上已經廢除的鐵路車站。臺北捷運南港線於附近設有善導寺站。目前原車站建物尚存，站區則規劃為「中央藝文公園」，並規劃與鄰近的臺北車站特定專用區連成一氣，進行大規模的都市更新計畫；但因其車站建物為臺北市現存最悠久的鐵路史跡，建物保存之與否引發各界關注。後因原定開發計畫暫緩執行，交由臺北市都市更新處代管、並納入臺北市都市再生前進基地推動計畫（Urban Regeneration Station，URS）中，將原站區範圍轉型為「URS27華山大草原」，提供大規模開放綠地空間予公眾使用；2019年12月30日臺北市文資審議會將建物本身列為歷史建築，待臺北市文化局公告。
station code: 099, ㄏㄚ
The Coast Guard Administration of the Ocean Affairs Council (CGA; Chinese: 海洋委員會海巡署; pinyin: Hǎiyángwěiyuánhuì Hǎixúnshǔ; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Hái-iûⁿ Úi-oân-hōe Hái-sûn-sú), aka Taiwan Coast Guard or R.O.C. Coast Guard, is charged with maintaining law and order, protecting the resources of the territorial waters of the Republic of China (Taiwan), which surrounds Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, Matsu Islands, Green Island, Orchid Island, Dongsha Islands, and Nansha Islands as well as providing a first line of defense along coastal areas against smugglers and illegal immigrants. The CGA is considered a civilian law enforcement agency under the administration of the Ocean Affairs Council of the Executive Yuan, though during emergencies it may be incorporated as part of the Republic of China Armed Forces.
The European Economic and Trade Office (EETO; Chinese: 歐洲經貿辦事處; pinyin: Ōuzhōu Jīngmào Bànshì Chù) is the representative office of European Union (EU) in Taiwan. Its counterpart body in the EU is the Taipei Representative Office in the EU and Belgium. The European Union does not recognise the Republic of China and only maintains informal relations with it.
Tatun Volcanoes (Chinese: 大屯火山群; pinyin: Dàtún Huǒshān Qún), a volcanic group of volcanoes located in northern Taiwan, is located 15 km north of Taipei, and lies to the west of Keelung. It just adjoins the northern coast of the Taiwan island. The volcano group was a result of episodic volcanism between 2.8 and 0.2 Ma. As of 2005, some geothermal activity was occurring and gas fumaroles were active among these volcanoes. Observations on Tatun Volcano Group suggest that magma chambers probably still exist under the land surface of northern Taiwan.
The Taiwan Design Museum (Chinese: 台灣設計館; pinyin: Táiwān Shèjì Guǎn) is a museum about design in Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan. The museum is located at Songshan Cultural and Creative Park.
The 2014 Taipei Metro attack was a mass stabbing spree that took place on 21 May 2014, directed at random civilians on a Taipei Metro train near Jiangzicui Station, resulting in four deaths and 24 injuries. It was the first fatal attack on the city's subway system since operations began in 1996. The suspected attacker, Cheng Chieh, then 21, was arrested after the attack. He was sentenced to 144 years in prison and four death sentences, and was executed on 10 May 2016.
National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU; Chinese: 國立臺灣師範大學; pinyin: Guólì Táiwān Shīfàn Dàxué), or Shīdà 師大. The top university in Taiwan and prestigious internationally,is an institution of higher education and normal school operating out of three campuses in Taipei, Taiwan.NTNU is the leading research institute in such disciplines as Education and Linguistics in Taiwan. NTNU was ranked 6th overall in Taiwan in 2018, was internationally ranked in the 308th spot in 2018 QS World University Rankings, 501–600th in 2018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and ranked in 900–1000th in 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities, and NTNU is widely recognized as one of Taiwan's comprehensive and elite higher education institutions. NTNU is affiliated with National Taiwan University and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology as part of the National Taiwan University System. NTNU is an official member of AAPBS.
The Nanhu Riverside Park (Chinese: 南湖河濱公園; pinyin: Nánhú Hébīn Gōngyuán) is a park along the Keelung River in Taipei, Taiwan. The park is divided into two parts by the river, the northern part which is located in Neihu District on the right side of the river bank and the southern part which is located in Nangang District on the left side of the river bank.
The China Women's Federation (Chinese: 婦聯總會; pinyin: Fùlián Zǒnghuì) building is a registered historic site in Taipei, Taiwan. It is located on Changsha Street in the Zhongzheng District of Taipei.
The Taipei Municipal Baseball Stadium (Chinese: 台北市立棒球場; pinyin: Táiběi Shìlì Bàngqiúchǎng) was a baseball park located in the Songshan District of Taipei, Taiwan. It was opened in 1959, and hosted numerous major baseball games over the years, including the CPBL's first game in 1990 between Uni-President Lions and Brother Elephants. During its professional years, the stadium was frequently taken as the home stadium of Brother Elephants, Wei Chuan Dragons, and Mercuries Tigers. It was closed and demolished in 2000. Its site is currently occupied by the Taipei Arena. Its role in professional baseball was filled by Tianmu Baseball Stadium across town and Xinzhuang Baseball Stadium in nearby Taipei County (now New Taipei City).
The Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection (BSMI; Chinese: 經濟部標準檢驗局; pinyin: Jīngjìbù Biāozhǔn Jiǎnyànjú) is the administrative agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Taiwan (ROC) responsible for standardization, metrology and product inspection in Taiwan.
The Securities and Futures Bureau (SFB; Chinese: 金融監督管理委員會證券期貨局; pinyin: Jīnróng Jiāndū Guănlĭ Wěiyuánhuì zhèngqījú) is the agency of Financial Supervisory Commission of the Taiwan (ROC) that administers and supervises the securities issuance, securities trading and futures trading, facilitates national economic development, protects investors' interests and develops the futures market and maintains futures trading orders in Taiwan.
The Chinese Culture and Movie Center (Chinese: 中影文化城; pinyin: Zhōngyǐng Wénhuàchéng) is a former movie studio and tourist attraction located in the Shilin District of Taipei, Taiwan. It is owned by the Republic of China Central Motion Pictures Company. In its early period, it functioned as a film and TV drama filming location and studio. After the Republic of China government lifted martial law, many of the TV dramas and movies produced by the Center began filming in Hong Kong and mainland China. The Chinese Culture and Movie Center closed indefinitely in 2008.
The National Security Bureau (NSB; Chinese: 國家安全局; pinyin: Guójiā Ānquánjú; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Kok-ka An-choân-kio̍k) is the principal intelligence (including military intelligence) agency of the Republic of China (Taiwan).
The Macau Economic and Cultural Office (Chinese: 澳門經濟文化辦事處; pinyin: Àomén Jīngjì Wénhuà Bànshìchù) (Portuguese: Delegação Económica e Cultural de Macau) is the representative office of Macau in the Republic of China. Its counterpart body in Macau is the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Macau.
The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) is a Taiwanese cabinet-level administrative agency under the Executive Yuan. The MAC is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of policies between the Republic of China on Taiwan and the People's Republic of China which administers mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau. The MAC's counterpart body in the PRC is the Taiwan Affairs Office. Both states officially claim each other's territory, however the Republic of China controls only Taiwan and surrounding islands, and therefore is usually known as "Taiwan", sometimes referred to as the "Free Area" of the Republic of China by the Constitution of the Republic of China. The People's Republic of China controls mainland China as well as Hong Kong, Macau, Hainan, and other islands and is therefore usually known simply as "China".
Shipai, Shihpai or Ziohbai (Chinese: 石牌; Hanyu Pinyin: Shípái; Tongyong Pinyin: Shíhpái; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Chio̍h-pâi) is a region in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan, it includes eight villages (里): Shipai (石牌), Wenlin (文林), Ronghua (榮華), Zhenhua (振華), Yumin (裕民), Fuxing (福興), Rongguang (榮光), and Jianmin (建民).
Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER, Chinese: 台灣經濟研究院; pinyin: Táiwān Jīngjì Yánjiùyuàn) is an incorporated non-profit research institute in Zhongshan District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Mandarin Daily News (Chinese: 國語日報; pinyin: Guóyǔ Rìbào; Wade–Giles: Kuo2-yü3 Jih4-pao4; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Kok-gú-ji̍t-pò; Gwoyeu Romatzyh: Gwoyeu Ryhbaw; Zhuyin ㄍㄨㄛˊ ㄩˇ ㄖˋ ㄅㄠˋ) is a traditional Chinese children's newspaper published daily in Taiwan. The main text of the articles is accompanied by Zhuyin (Bopomofo) phonetic script to aid identification of difficult characters. The project was founded on 25 October 1948.
The Bureau of Energy, Ministry of Economic Affairs (BOE; Chinese: 經濟部能源局; pinyin: Jīngjì Bù Néngyuán Jú) is the administrative agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Taiwan (ROC) responsible for energy-related affairs.
The National Research Institute of Chinese Medicine (NRICM; Chinese: 國立中國醫藥研究所; pinyin: Guólì Zhōngguó Yīyào Yánjiū Suǒ) is a research center responsible for research, experimental and development issues of Chinese medicine. It is located in the Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan and run under the guidance of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of China. It is Taiwan's largest Chinese herbal medicine research center.
The Chien-Cheng Circle (Chinese: 建成圓環; pinyin: Jiànchéng Yuánhuán; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Kiàn-sêng Îⁿ-khoân) or Taipei Circle (Chinese: 臺北圓環; pinyin: Táiběi Yuánhuán; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tâi-pak Îⁿ-khoân), was a bustling food market and a city landmark in Datong District, Taipei, Taiwan. It existed 96 years from its opening during the Japanese colonial era, to its official closing on Sunday, 2 July 2006 after years of decline in resulting from two conflagrations in the 1990s and an unsuccessful project to revitalize the market in 2003. After numerous attempts at re-planning and reopening, the building at the site was eventually demolished in 2016 and a public plaza and park opened in 2017.
Qixing Mountain, also spelled Qixingshan or Chihsing Mountain, (Chinese: 七星山; Hanyu Pinyin: Qīxīng Shān; Tongyong Pinyin: Cising Shan; Wade–Giles: Ch'i1-Hsing1 Shan1; literally: 'Seven Star Mountain') is a mountain in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan. It is located on the Datun Volcano Group and is the highest mountain in the city, at the rim of Taipei Basin. It is also the highest (dormant) volcano in Taiwan. It is located in the center of Yangmingshan National Park and its main peak is 1,120 metres (3,675 ft) above sea level.
Mandarin Training Center (MTC; Chinese: 國語教學中心) is one of the world's oldest and most distinguished programs for Chinese as a second language study. It is run by National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) in Taipei, Taiwan and located at NTNU Daan Campus.
The Maritime and Port Bureau (MPB; Chinese: 航港局; pinyin: Hánggǎng Jú) is the government agency under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications of the Republic of China responsible for building a quality environment for the maritime industry, reinforce maritime capabilities for higher competitiveness, implement national maritime policies, maintain order and safety at sea and cultivate maritime human resources in Taiwan.
The Agriculture and Food Agency (AFA; Chinese: 行政院農業委員會農糧署; pinyin: Xíngzhèngyuàn Nóngyè Wěiyuánhuì Nóngliángshǔ) is the agency of the Council of Agriculture of the Taiwan (ROC) handling affairs related to agriculture in Taiwan..
The Jingmei River (Chinese: 景美溪; pinyin: Jǐngměi Xī; Wade–Giles: Ching3-mei3 Hsi1) is a major tributary of the Xindian River, which itself is a major tributary of the Tamsui River, Taiwan. It is located between the Taipei Basin and Beishi River basin and flows through New Taipei City and the capital Taipei City for 28.1 kilometers, before joining the Xindian River at the border of Wenshan District, Taipei, and Yonghe District, New Taipei City, above the Fuhe Bridge.
The Nanhai Academy (Chinese: 南海學園; pinyin: Nánhǎi Xuéyuán) is a collection of cultural and educational facilities located on Nanhai Road in the Zhongzheng District of Taipei, Taiwan. After the Republic of China Government relocated to Taiwan following the Chinese Civil War, Chiang Kai-shek ordered its construction. The Ministry of Education and Chang Chi-yun planned the construction of five major social institutions located around the Taipei Botanical Garden. The majority of buildings were originally built during the Japanese occupation of Taiwan and were converted to a traditional Chinese architectural appearance during the 1950s and 1960s.
The Taipei Music Center (Chinese: 台北流行音樂中心; pinyin: Táiběi Liúxíng Yīnyuè Zhōngxīn; literally: 'Taipei Popular Music Center') is a planned performing arts and cultural venue under construction in Nangang District, Taipei, Taiwan. Construction is overseen by the Ministry of Culture.
The Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (also known as the Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, abbreviated as ASIAA or IAA. Chinese: 中央研究院天文及天文物理研究所) is a research institute of the national academy of Taiwan, Academia Sinica.
Xinyi Special District (Chinese: 信義計畫區), also known as Xinyi Planned Area, is located in Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan. The total area of Xinyi Special District is 153 hectares. It was designed in the 1970s and developed from the 1980s onward. Xinyi Special District is the prime central business district of Taipei. Important infrastructure, such as Taipei 101, Taipei City Hall, Taipei International Convention Center and Taipei World Trade Center, is located within this area.
China Evangelical Seminary (Chinese: 中華福音神學院; pinyin: Zhōnghuá Fúyīn Shénxué yuàn or abbreviated as Chinese: 華神; pinyin: Huá Shén) is a private non-denominational, evangelical seminary. Before moving to Taoyuan City in 2019 Fall semester, its main campus was based in Taipei, Taiwan (Republic of China) for the first 49 years.
The New Taipei Municipal Sanzhi Junior High School (Chinese: 新北市立三芝國民中學) is a junior high school in Sanzhi, New Taipei City, Taiwan.
The New Taipei Tamshui Junior High School (Chinese: 新北市立淡水國民中學) is a junior high school in Tamsui District, New Taipei, Taiwan.
The Chiang Wei-shui Memorial Park (Chinese: 蔣渭水紀念公園; pinyin: Jiǎng Wèishuǐ Jìniàn Gōngyuánn) is a memorial park in Datong District, Taipei, Taiwan. The park commemorates Chiang Wei-shui.
Fudekeng Environmental Restoration Park (Chinese: 福德坑環保復育公園; pinyin: Fúdékēng Huánbǎo Fùyù Gōngyuán) is a park in Wenshan District, Taipei, Taiwan. The park houses the first photovoltaic power station in Taipei and the first one to be built at a former landfill site.
中央研究院原子與分子科學研究所（Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, Academia Sinica），常簡稱為原分所，是中央研究院轄下的研究機構。該研究所現位於國立臺灣大學校總區內。