Friday, February 20, 2015
Temple visits were almost a must for ordinary people and political heavyweights alike on Chinese New Year's Day yesterday, with many worshippers eager to beat others to become the first to pray., 1 Comment
The Year of the Horse brought catastrophic international air accidents, brutal terror attacks, global political upheaval, a resurgent Ebola virus and war — and, in Hong Kong, large-scale civil unrest.
Jhushan Zi Nan Temple in Nantou County has emerged as the most popular temple for people praying for wealth in the upcoming Year of the Goat, a recently conducted online survey has found.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Holiday traffic was mostly smooth yesterday as people traveled home for family reunions or abroad for sightseeing trips on the eve of Lunar New Year, transport officials said.
The 61-year-old assailant who repeatedly attacked Namibian athlete Juhannes Benade in a Taipei metro car was arrested later on the evening of Feb. 17, according to reports., 1 Comment
While ringing in Chinese New Year this year, a litany of traditions is respected — as well as taboos — during the Spring Festival.
Even in an age where information is instantly available at the press of a button, libraries are continuing to draw crowds in Taipei.
While Taiwan has seen some rain in recent days thanks to an incoming weather front, it has done little to alleviate the dire situation at reservoirs across the country, officials said Monday.
The United States State Department said on Tuesday the U.S. will begin selling armed drones to allies, a move that could be positive for Taiwan and its national defense.
You might be surprised to know about a person who has made a living at sea for 18 years but who didn't know how to swim, and you are sure to be surprised to learn that this person is a woman.