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Taiwan Quick Take: Taipei searching for mascot


In an effort to enhance tourists' impressions of Taipei, the city's Department of Information is inviting residents to vote for a city mascot and encouraging people to submit photos or videos about Taipei. The online voting for the Taipei mascot and photo/video submission runs through Sept. 17. Artist Xiao Qing-yang (蕭青陽) was invited to design six mascots. The winning mascot and winner of the photo/video contest will be announced on Sept. 25. Contest participants are eligible to win plane tickets to Thailand, televisions and cellphones, the department said. For more information, please visit or

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