Taiwan student Chao Yan-hsune won the gold medal in the "rose" category of latter art at the 2017 World Association of Chefs' Societies (WACS) contest in South Korea.
Fake high end clothing
Police nabbed over 2000 pieces of counterfeit clothing on Monday. (CNA)
Something to smile about!
Six-year-old Wu Hsin-tsu was born with a craniofacial anomaly. But after numerous surgeries and with the care of her parents, she has been able to overcome the obstacles standing in her way. Her artwork "Family Playing Hopscotch" has been chosen for inclusion in the Noordhoff Craniofacial Foundation's annual calendar. (CNA photo)
A new life for wooden furniture
The Hsinchu City Government has teamed up with young carpenters to design creative pieces like this chop block (pictured) out of old wooden furniture. (photo provided by Hsinchu City Government)
Former president swims Sun Moon Lake
Former President Ma Ying-jeou (front left) participated in the annual mass swim across Sun Moon Lake on Sunday, completing the 3km swim with a time of 2 hours and 7 minutes. (CNA photo)
Taking to the skies in Hualien
Civilians flock to an air force base in Hualien County, eastern Taiwan, for an up-close look at warplanes. (CNA)
Acting Tainan Mayor Lee Meng-yen places a dot of cinnabar on the hand of a young student as part of a cultural festival held at Tainan's historic Confucius Temple. The cinnabar is thought to represent wisdom. (CNA)