Hsinchu established sisterhood ties Monday with the city of Plano, located north of Dallas, Texas, with officials and citizens from both sides witnessing the gala event.
Hsinchu Mayor Lin Jung-tzer (
More than 100 Taiwanese guests, including several residents from Hsinchu who have been living in Plano for many years, attended the ceremony.
Addressing the ceremony, Edward Feng (
Feng said Plano, a science-technology city with modern and well-planned urbanization, has made "a smart decision" by entering into sisterhood ties with Hsinchu City.
Evans gave the red-carpet treatment to the 25-member delegation from Hsinchu, culminating in her hosting a dinner party in their honor at her own home on Sunday.