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Taiwan: Mega Cool Fun Facts!

Page history last edited by Reid Council 12 years, 4 months ago

Taiwan Fun Facts

- The national sport of Taiwan is baseball, in 1996 and 2009 Tawain won their two most recent little league world series titles.

 

 

-In 1988 Taiwan hosted the Miss Universe pageant, their representative Jade Hu Fei-tsui did not qualify for the semi-finals. Thailand's Porntip Nakhirunkanok won the title.

http://i.ytimg.com/vi/cymgVQj8HSc/0.jpg

 

-After the Cold War, Taiwan became a very powerful third world economy.

 

 

-The Nobel Peace Prize for chemistry was awarded to a Taiwanese native named Lee Yuan-tseh.

http://www.britannica.com/blogs/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/nobel.jpg

 

-Taipei 101 is currently the world's tallest building at 509 meters and it has 101 floors. It got its name because it is located in tapei anad has 101 floors. It took 5 years to complete from 1999-2004 and costs around 1.7 billion US dollars. 

Taipei 101 - The World Tallest

http://www.taipei-101.info/

 

Taiwan--Reid Goose  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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