Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Taipei mayor-elect Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday expressed his determination to boost Taipei's development and surpass Singapore within eight years.3 Comments
Independent Taipei mayor-elect Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday confirmed that he has appointed a second deputy mayor to his cabinet during a radio interview.
Monday, December 1, 2014
As independent candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) opened a new chapter for Taipei in winning the mayoral race against his major rival Sean Lien of the Kuomintang (連勝文) with 57.16 percent of the vote on Saturday, the spotlight has fallen on what his next moves are likely to be as he prepares to take on the responsibility before his inauguration on Dec. 25.1 Comment
Friday, November 28, 2014
Parents of Taipei European School (TES) students yesterday gathered within the school's premises, working hard to put the finishing touches on various presents and merchandise that will be showcased in the upcoming TES Christmas Bazaar 2014 set for tomorrow.1 Comment
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Police recently arrested a drug-trafficking suspect who allegedly smuggled heroin from Vietnam by making the illicit drug into the shape of cashew nuts, according to the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB).
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Independent Keelung mayoral candidate Huang Jing-tai (黃景泰) began a hunger strike Monday to protest a court decision to keep him in detention on corruption charges and prevent him from taking part in campaign activities.
Taipei has been ranked 25th in a survey of the best cities for international students, an improvement of three notches from last year's ranking, according to the poll results published by a British higher education institution Monday.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
A man surnamed Jiang (江) admitted to police yesterday that he personally buried his daughter's dead body even though he previously told police that he abandoned her at a park.
A local charity will hold a road race Saturday to raise awareness and funds for abused women and children.
Friday, November 21, 2014
The Taipei District Prosecutors' Office (TDPO) yesterday said it was seeking the death penalty for stabbing suspect Chang Yen-wen, who allegedly stabbed his ex-girlfriend to death after failing to convince her to remain in their relationship on Sept. 22; prosecutors said that despite the cruel nature of the killing, Chang has not shown any regret for his actions.