The Maokong gondola service will be suspended May 9-31 for annual maintenance, the Taipei City government said Monday.
Competing against over 20,000 teams from top business schools around the world, Taiwan's National Chengchi University's IMBA Team IMPCT was successfully crowned winner of the 2015 Clinton Foundation Hult Prize Competition (www.hultprize.org), known as the "Nobel Prize" of the business world, and was awarded US$1 million by former U.S. President Bill Clinton.
Taipei City's Department of Economic Development has said that interest in virtual reality (VR) technology has reached a point of "frenzy," with manufacturers now aggressively investing in new consumer-ready immersive reality products.
A statue of former Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao erected in a private cultural park in Keelung has been removed, less than a day after it was formally unveiled and introduced to the public as depicting a "Taiwan hero."
The mayor of Keelung Wednesday criticized a private cemetery in his city for unveiling a statue of former Chinese executive chief Wen Jaibo.
An elderly man fell to his death from the seventh floor of a building in Nantou County, hitting and killing a woman, according to the county's fire department.2 Comments
Shilin District Court sentenced Lu Chung-chi (呂忠吉), organizer of the water park party last summer that ended in a fireball, killing 15 people and injured hundreds, to four years and 10 months in prison for negligence on Tuesday.
Public bus ticket fares in the Greater Taipei area will temporarily not see price hikes and will remain at NT$15 for adult tickets, according to Taipei City's Transportation Department on Monday. However, costs will be up for review each quarter.
The Taipei City Department of Health launched on Monday a website for caterers to notify the government of their upcoming events involving guests of 200 or more outside their restaurants.
A North Korean defector shared his own story of escape from his country during a lecture in Taipei American School (TAS) on Friday in the hope of raising awareness of North Korean issues among the younger generation.