Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The family of a scooter rider who previously accused the Honduran ambassador of a hit-and-run over a traffic accident earlier this month has apologized to Ambassador Rafael Fernando Sierra Quesada on Monday.
Officials from Taipei's Bureau of Civil Affairs (政府民政局) recently held a meeting with governing members of Taipei's famed Longshan Temple (龍山寺) on the issue of whether joss sticks should no longer be used, for the sake of the environment.1 Comment
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
An investigation team from the New Taipei District Prosecutors Office (NTDPO, 新北地檢署) led by Prosecutor Chu Ren-jie (褚仁傑), summoned four police officers yesterday for allegedly shielding and abetting a loan shark and reportedly forcing borrowers to transfer house and land deeds to the alleged loan shark, according to the Bureau of Investigation (BOI, 調查局).3 Comments
Monday, May 25, 2015
A member of Taipei City government's Clean Government Committee (CGC, 臺北市政府廉政透明委員會) yesterday took to Facebook to criticize the city's Department of Civil Ethics for its role in a whistleblower case.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Taipei City Government Department of Urban Development Commissioner Lin Jou-min (林洲民) said yesterday that partial construction has resumed on the south side of the controversial Taipei Dome project.3 Comments
Friday, May 22, 2015
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday visited Taipei City councilors from the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to present a report on five major ongoing corruption scandals.3 Comments
Thursday, May 21, 2015
The Centers for Disease Control said it suspects that four employees at a duty-free shop in Taipei who were diagnosed with measles last week might have contracted the disease from tourists.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Local contactless smartcard system EasyCard yesterday achieved a new milestone in its range of applications, as consumers can use it to pay for purchases as part of a trial run in the Qingguang Market (晴光商圈) and the Ningxia Night Market (寧夏夜市).1 Comment
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Hot weather continued in Taipei on Monday, with temperatures reaching 35.4 degrees Celsius in the city at around noon, the Central Weather Bureau reported.
The newly completed headquarters of the New Taipei City Library has attracted more than 85,000 visitors during the first week of its trial run, the library said Monday.