Culture Minister Cheng Li-chiun visited the maritime city of Keelung on Jan. 27 to attend the 69th anniversary memorial service of the 1949 Taiping steamer incident and learn about the progress of "The Tagana Story" heritage preservation project.
The Ministry of Culture hosted Lord Richard Faulkner, a visiting member of the UK's House of Lords, as well as representatives from various countries to Taiwan, at a special concert held in Taipei Railway Workshop on Jan. 27.
The Taiping Steamer Memorial Park is a new "pocket park" housing the Taiping Steamer Monument in Keelung, which was established in 1951 to commemorate the tragic loss of life during the steamer's voyage from China to Taiwan.
Chang Chien-chi is an internationally acclaimed press photographer whose works have been featured on news articles and magazines worldwide. Chang's talent has been recognized by some of the most prestigious awards in photojournalism, including Pictures of the Year International and World Press Photo.