Sunday, May 10, 2015
Taipei's anti-corruption commission has concluded a probe into a controversial construction project by recommending that the city's former mayor and the country's incumbent president -- Ma Ying-jeou -- be referred to prosecutors for further investigation.
Saturday, May 9, 2015
In the conservative and prim little island that is Taiwan, many were shocked when several young women bared their chests in a series of photo shoots several weeks back, as they sought to spread the campaign called "Free the Nipple" locally.
Friday, May 8, 2015
Local celebrities as well as various political figures were quick in expressing their support to the family of a popular young entertainer who committed suicide last month in a tragic case of online bullying.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
The Taipei City Government's Department of Cultural Affairs Director Ni Chung-hua (倪重華) has been under fire for apparently failing to grasp the basics behind the controversial Taipei New Horizon (台北文創) BOT (build-operate-transfer) contract between city hall and its private-sector partners Taiwan Mobile and Fubon Land., 1 Comment
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Eric Chu, mayor of New Taipei who doubles as chairman of the ruling Kuomintang (KMT), met with Xi Jinping, general-secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), for a party summit talk in Beijing today.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Taipei City's Department of Rapid Transit Systems held a press conference last Wednesday, confirming aberrations on 12 monitoring points around MRT station Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall on the Blue Line, such as water leaks and cracks on the tunnel wall.
Monday, May 4, 2015
"Satu hati, satu rasa di dalam cinta" (one heart, one feeling in love).
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu is set to meet with his Chinese Communist Party counterpart Xi Jinping on Monday in what is commonly believed to be a gesture of friendliness across the Taiwan Strait. But questions have to be asked as to whether such a meeting actually has anything more than just symbolic significance.
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je recently suggested replacing police presence with surveillance cameras in issuing parking violation citations at illegal parking hotspots. By utilizing cameras, Ko argued, the government should will be able to relieve overworked police officers who spend too much time patrolling only to catch illegal parkers., 4 Comments
Friday, May 1, 2015
Chen Ting-chi might look just like another senior Taiwanese man but he is in fact Taiwan's answer to Colonel Sanders. Four decades ago, he invented Taiwan fried chicken based on recipes inherited from his father., 6 Comments