Monday, November 25, 2013
The first giant panda cub born in Taiwan is healthy and set to make her public debut in January, a zoo official said on Sunday, after panda mania has swept the island in recent months.
After leaving a month-long empty nest, the world-famous Rubber Duck art installation will be migrating to the northeastern city of Keelung Dec. 21.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Regent Taipei invited the chairman of the Golden Horse Awards committee, acclaimed director Hou Hsiao-hsien, to participate in its annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony on Friday, Nov. 22.
President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that the availability of the Mass Rapid Transit system (MRT) in Taipei has significantly reduced traffic accidents in the city and boosted the life expectancy of Taipei citizens.
Saturday, November 23, 2013
The Grand Hyatt Taipei hosted its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony yesterday with an elaborate program to demonstrate the hotel's caring spirit, according to a press release from the hotel.
The awards ceremony for the Taipei International Digital Content Awards (TIDCA) was recently held at the Taipei Expo Park. Nominees included contestants from 12 different countries with 71 digital art pieces competing for a total of 21 awards. Taiwan was crowned the biggest winner after retaining 18 of the 21 awards at home.
Friday, November 22, 2013
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin touted Taipei's green transportation infrastructure during a tour of the city metro's Xinyi Line for foreign representatives Thursday, three days before the new line is set to open to the public.2 Comments
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
The Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced yesterday that construction in the Danjiang Bridge project would be underway in 2016 and finished in 2020.
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) yesterday morning announced that the MRT Xinyi Line (信義線) will be operational this Sunday, and said that passengers who travel with an EasyCard can enjoy free-of-charge rides on the new line for a month.