Friday, April 17, 2015
CNN on Wednesday picked eight restaurants that it said serves the best beef noodles in Taipei, a city that it noted has an annual festival devoted to the dish.1 Comment
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) may have jeopardized an ongoing government investigation led by the Department of Information Technology (DIT, 台北市資訊局) .
A suspect was arrested in New Taipei on April 1 for firearms modification and possession of narcotics, according to the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局).
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Taipei police arrested a male suspect for allegedly paying underage girls in return for sex, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has announced.1 Comment
Taipei City's Public Work Department has built 40 cuckoo clock-shaped birdhouses in Daan Forest Park (大安森林公園) with the aim of adding a touch of nature to the rapidly urbanized city, a city official said Monday.
Monday, April 13, 2015
The annual Songkran water festival was held Sunday as usual in New Taipei City but the organizers decided to forego the customary water splashing activities this year in favor of a foot-washing ritual, as Taiwan remained in the grip of its worst drought in decades.
Sunday, April 12, 2015
The Taipei Arena yesterday succumbed to pressure from fans of A-Mei, reversing its ban on one of the pop diva's songs that it had deemed too disturbing for the stadium's neighbors.1 Comment
Taipei is a city of rivers. Walk around the Dadaocheng (大稻埕), Yuanshan (圓山), Dazhi (大直) and Neihu (內湖) areas and you'll enjoy plenty of river views. Travelers who ride a bicycle will know about the city's comprehensive, interlinked system of riverside bikeways, .....4 Comments
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday said that he has never actively sought out cases of illegal construction extensions to make examples of; but rather, cases voluntarily come to him.1 Comment
Friday, April 10, 2015
Taipei City officials issued documents detailing water usage violations to owners of "Villa 32" yesterday, following complaints from area residents.
The Taipei District Prosecutors Office dropped a case involving a Ferrari whose owner claimed his vehicle broke down less than one lap into a race in last year's GT Asia Series.
Former Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) recently relocated his official residency from Taipei City to New Taipei City, prompting widespread speculation that Su is preparing to seek candidacy for New Taipei City's mayoral election should incumbent New Taipei City Mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) decide to resign from his current post and run for the presidency in 2016.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Tuesday that he does not want to see the capital's landmark Taipei 101 become a place of protests and quarrels, and that there should be rules to manage the use of the skyscraper's outdoor square.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Taipei's traffic is worse than in any big city in China and ranked 11th in congestion among 146 major cities around the world, according to the latest Traffic Index released by navigation products provider TomTom.1 Comment