Thursday, March 6, 2014
The life expectancy of Taipei citizens reached an average 82.66 years in 2012, the highest among all the cities and counties in Taiwan, the Taipei City Department of Budget, Accounting and Statistics said yesterday.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
A new underground line of the Taipei Metro system running through the center of the capital city should be operational by the end of the year, according to a local media report.
Monday, March 3, 2014
After being exposed to rain on Sunday, some of the papier-mache pandas being showcased at Taipei City Hall square sustained damage and required repair work by the event's sponsor.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Sean Lien (連勝文) and Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), widely seen as the top two contenders in the year-end Taipei mayoral election, currently have nearly the same chance of victory, according to poll results released yesterday.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
The story of three Taipei high school students who stopped to help an elderly man unable to care for himself featured prominently in local papers Monday as an example of good Samaritanism.
Friday, February 21, 2014
The Taipei City Government is turning parts of the disused Zhong Shan soccer stadium into a leisure farm to promote urban micro-farming and from April will be encouraging city residents to “adopt” potted vegetables and fruit that will be grown there, program organizers said yesterday.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
The Keelung District Prosecutors Office took Huang Ching-ruei (黃慶瑞), the former leader of a narcotics unit within the Keelung City Police Bureau, and four other former police officers into custody over the smuggling and sale of heroin in Keelung City, yesterday.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
A newborn koala has died despite two months of efforts to save its life, the Taipei Zoo said yesterday.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Several Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) legislators held a press conference yesterday to accuse New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) of involvement in illegal acts involving contracts entered into by the New Taipei City Government.