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Taiwan Night Market makes a splash in Fujian's Pingtan

People taste Taiwan snacks at a night market in Pingtan, June 15. [Photo/pingtan.gov.cn]     A night market featuring Taiwan snacks attracted a big crowd on its opening Sunday in Pingtan county.    The market, invested by Kangde Real Estate Co, stretches for more than 100 meters along Wanbao Road. It is composed of 52 booths, each about 8 square meters, and a 1,200-square-meter dining zone nearby. Hundreds of famous dishes from Taiwan, such as oyster omelets, danzai noodles, fried chicken, fried octopus and shrimp bars, were available at the market,

Taiwan Night Market opens in downtown Pingtan

    Cheers, foodies in Pingtan! Get ready for a feast of Taiwan’s gourmet food. A night market which features authentic Taiwan delicacies is starting operations in downtown Pingtan, on June 14. The night market stretches for more than 100 meters along the Wanbao Road. It is composed of 52 booths, each about 8 square meters, and a 1,200-sq-m dining zone near by, according to Zhan Tianyou, a project coordinator with the market. There are going to be over 100 kinds of famous Taiwanese snacks at the market. The raw materials will be imported from Taiwan and

Tempting snacks at Taiwan-style temple fair in Xiamen

A Taiwan-style temple fair opens in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, on Friday, June 14, 2013. The temple fair is part of the city's fifth Straits Forum to be held on June 15-21. Vendors are selling food, specialties and creative products from Taiwan at the temple fair.   Visitors tour the Taiwan Characteristics Temple Fair in Xiamen   Vendors from Taiwan sell Taiwan-style oyster omelets at the temple fair   Xiamen locals got a chance to experience authentic snacks, handicrafts, cultural shows and art performances from Taiwan at a street

Construction starts on Taiwan-funded cultural square project in Pingtan

A Taiwan-funded cultural square project that will introduce Taiwan's night market to Pingtan Island, Fujian province, recently started construction, Fujian Daily reported March 4. The project is designed to cover a land area of 2.33 hectares with a total investment of 300 million yuan ($48.21 million). It is scheduled to finish construction in the latter half-year of 2014 and will provide locals with a platform for Taiwan snacks. "We plan to offer as many as 300 vendor stands in the Taiwan cultural square and hope to attract more small and medium-sized Taiwan enterprises