Friday, January 30, 2015
A Taiwanese man died and two others were injured in Taipei on Thursday when scaffolding collapsed on the set of a movie that is being directed by American Martin Scorsese, officials said.
Taipei City Government spokesperson Lin Ho-ming (林鶴明) yesterday reiterated the fact that city officials received a phone call threatening the personal safety of Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲).
Production in Taiwan on Martin Scorsese's new film “Silence” will not be halted despite a fatal accident on the film's set Thursday, a Taiwanese member of the film crew said that day.
A landmark bischofia javanica tree in the southeastern county of Taitung, which was uprooted by Typhoon Matmo last July, is recovering well, drawing large numbers of tourists in the canola flower season.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je's (柯文哲) office director Tsai Pi-ju (蔡壁如) said yesterday that Ko's office received a threatening phone call last Friday, according to the Chinese-language Apple Daily.
Several European authors are scheduled to attend the 2015 Taipei International Book Exhibition in February to meet local readers, organizers announced Wednesday.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday said that he will make public the account item details for his Taipei mayoral election on Jan. 31.
The Taiwan High Court, Tainan Branch (台南高分院) announced this month after a second ruling that Chi Mei Hospital would be liable in compensating former surgical doctor Tsai Po-chiang (蔡伯羌) for his workplace injury.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday admitted to making an improper remark about a gift from the United Kingdom's Minister of State for Transport Baroness Kramer the day before., 3 Comments
Taipei City Department of Transportation Commissioner Chung Hui-yu (鍾慧諭) held a press conference yesterday afternoon to reveal the latest updates on the new charging policy for the YouBike system's first 30 minutes of use., 1 Comment