Thursday, July 17, 2014
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) recently urged the public to be aware of a wave of new scams that prey on members of the public hoping to buy tickets to sold-out concerts and events, following two recent cases in Taipei.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Hundreds of football fans from all over the world gathered together yesterday morning to root and shout for their favorite teams in the FIFA World Cup Final at Grand Hyatt Taipei's We Are One Championship Fiesta.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Taipei has been selected as one of the finalists for the C40 & Siemens City Climate Leadership Awards, which recognize cities that have successfully implemented projects to tackle climate change, Taipei environmental officials said Sunday.
The New Taipei City Junior Chorus was named the winner of the Children's Choir category at the eighth World Choir Games, also known as “the Olympics for Choirs,” that concluded Sunday in Riga, Latvia.
Japan's decision last week to lift a ban on the use of “collective self-defense” is a first step in a bid to revise the longstanding U.S.-Japan security cooperation treaty this year, an official of a Taiwanese think tank with ties to the major opposition party said Tuesday.
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Friday, July 11, 2014
The Criminal Investigation Division of the Taipei City Police Department (臺北市政府警察局刑事警察大隊) yesterday interviewed a man who posted a message on his social media page that warned of an upcoming attack on the Taipei Metro.
The Chinese-language United Evening News yesterday reported that of six pilots who operated the three Boeing AH-64 Apaches during the Republic of China Military Academy (ROCMA, 中華民國陸軍軍官學校) graduation ceremony on June 16, one was an unqualified pilot in training, adding one more mark to the negative track record of the choppers.1 Comment
Thursday, July 10, 2014
New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) yesterday said that the city's proposed treasury bonds (市庫券) would receive higher interest rates on savings without risk, adding that they could become a new outlet for the government's financial adjustment, as well as a target for personal investments for private citizens.