Tuesday, May 12, 2015
A baby giraffe at Taipei Zoo has died of malnutrition after refusing to feed, zoo officials said Monday.
Monday, May 11, 2015
The Taipei Zoo said Friday it is celebrating this year's Mother's Day by paying respect to zookeepers who double as "nannies" of newborn animals that are either fragile or have inexperienced parents.
Friday, May 8, 2015
A worker at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport services Co. has been fired after he was caught attempting to steal from the luggage of passengers traveling on the Emirates airline, police said.
Some 82 percent of mothers in Taiwan were connected to their children's Facebook accounts in 2014, up from 79 percent a year earlier, according to Facebook data.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Whether Taiwan Mobile Co. belongs to the cultural and creative industries is at the discretion of the Taipei City Government, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) said yesterday.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) announced yesterday that the Songshan Cultural and Creative Park (松山文創園區) project is "legal but unreasonable," and explained the Taipei City Government will fully prepare before engaging in the next stage of negotiations with Fubon Land (富邦建設).
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Two brothers were arrested by Taipei police on April 30 on charges of manufacturing and selling narcotics at night clubs in Taipei, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) has announced.
The CTBC Charity Foundation (中國信託慈善基金會) said it collected over NT$158 million for disadvantaged youth during its annual Light Up a Life (點燃生命之火) fundraiser.
Monday, May 4, 2015
More than 4,500 runners from 38 countries took part in the annual Taipei 101 Run Up Sunday, with Poland's Piotr Lobodzinsky and Australian Suzy Walsham winning in the men's and women's elite group categories.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday tried to explain a widely criticized statement that he made during a religious event on the evening of Saturday May 2, but admitted that he had misspoken.7 Comments
Friday, May 1, 2015
A cook who had murdered his own sister for insurance claims was sentenced to life imprisonment Thursday, after the Supreme Court maintained an earlier ruling and rejected an appeal against it out of concerns for the murderer's mother.
An ad hoc investigation panel headed by the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) busted a Taipei-based telecom fraud ring on April 23, nabbing 6 suspects involved in a number of fraud schemes.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Protesters moved a mock cannon onto the streets of a Kaohsiung community as a sign of defiance against tour buses from mainland China congesting roads, according to Go Hamasen Alliance (哈瑪星願景聯盟), a local association.1 Comment
Several law experts from National Taiwan University (NTU) yesterday joined a district court judge who criticized Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je's (柯文哲) idea of using surveillance cameras to arrest individuals who violate Taipei City parking policies.8 Comments