Thursday, December 18, 2014
At least six of Taipei Mayor-elect Ko Wen-je's (柯文哲) advisers have bowed out in response to the rumored appointment of Ni Chung-hua (倪重華) — Taiwan's “godfather of live concerts” — as head of Taipei's cultural affairs department.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
A majority of taxi drivers are in favor of increasing hourly wages by 10 to 20 percent starting next year despite a Greater Taipei taxi union representative stating yesterday that there may be short-term financial hardships. The average taxi driver's hourly wage is currently less than NT$80, according to taxi union representatives.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
New Taipei City prosecutors recently indicted a Japanese man employed by Uniqlo for allegedly grabbing a 23-year-old Taiwanese woman from behind and sexually abusing her.
Police arrested two suspects and seized over 83 kilograms of processed and semi-processed illicit drugs during a raid in the northern county of Taoyuan on Dec. 12, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has announced.
A Taiwanese woman is being investigated for allegedly killing a senior citizen, also from Taiwan, in Japan earlier this month, the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office said Monday.
The Taipei metro system's Songshan Line has transported almost 20 million passengers in the one month since its inauguration, the system's operator Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. said Monday.
Monday, December 15, 2014
The Taipei Wellness Clinic and Resort (TWCR, 臺北國際醫旅) was promoted to the public last Monday at a press conference.
Cabinet Deputy Secretary-General Hsiao Chia-chi (蕭家淇) announced yesterday that he will be running in the Taichung lawmaker by-election after a position was left vacant by former lawmaker Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍).
Sunday, December 14, 2014
The historic Taipei Children's Recreation Center (TCRC) is to be open at its original location for last time today, and is to be reopened on Dec. 16 at a new location in Shilin District, according to the Taipei City Government.
Prices of residential and commercial property along the airport metro system, which is under construction and will link the Taipei Main Station and the Taoyuan International Airport.