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2010 Major Events

February 22, 2010 Mayor Hau Lung-bin led a delegation to Seoul, South Korea for the WDC World Design Cities Summit. He gave a keynote speech on the “Cultural and Creative Industry as Urban Development Drive and a New Economic Growth Engine.” The tour wrapped up on February 25.
June 14, 2010 Mayor Hau Lung-bin led a delegation to Shanghai to attend “the Cross-Strait Intercity Culture and Arts Exchange’s–Taipei Cultural Week,” the maiden voyage ceremony of direct flights between Taipei Songshan Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao Airport, a presentation to highlight investment environments in Taipei, and the 2010 Taipei International Flora Exposition. The visit ended on June 17.
October 31, 2010 Mayor Hau Lung-bin led a delegation to Tokyo, Japan to attend the Maiden Voyage Ceremony celebrating direct flight services between Taipei’s Songshan Airport and Tokyo’s Haneda Airport.
December 14,2010 Deputy Mayor and high-ranking directors–totaling 25 people–resigned en masse.
December 25, 2010 The 5th Taipei Mayoral Inaugural and Swear-in Ceremony was held. Mayor Hau Lung-bin, deputy mayors and high-ranking directors were sworn in to office.