Monday, September 8, 2014
The Taipei City Government's Department of Culture Affairs (DCA) today launched A Legacy Per Stroke (一筆一墨) celebration, which features a series of calligraphy promotion events that will continue until late December.
The Taiwan High Court yesterday evening rejected Keelung City Council Speaker Huang Ching-tai's (黃景泰) appeal and maintained the district court's ruling on detaining Huang and holding him incommunicado.
Taipei City Public Transportation Office (PTO) yesterday released a special Mid-Autumn Festival night cruise package to provide passengers a poetic moon-watching experience. The cruises will run in the evenings from Sept. 5 to Sept. 8.
Sunday, September 7, 2014
The Tamhai light-rail system (淡海輕軌) is an important milestone with respect to the extension of the metro system, said New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) yesterday, which marked day one of the system's construction.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Taiwanese police and immigration officers busted a sex trafficking ring Wednesday, arresting 24 people who were allegedly part of the ring.3 Comments
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
The Taiwan High Court yesterday sentenced socialite Justin Lee (李宗瑞) to an accumulated 79 years and seven months for sexually assaulting 20 women, also ordering him to pay compensation totaling NT$27.45 million to 17 victims from the second trial.2 Comments
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
The Taipei City Volunteer Traffic Police Battalion (臺北市義交大隊) yesterday established a metro patrol squadron that will be stationed in 11 MRT stations to assist officers from the Taipei City Police Department's (TCPD) Rapid Transit Division in metro security.
Three technicians employed by a gas company were released on bail Monday after being questioned over the Aug. 15 gas explosion in Xindian, New Taipei that killed two people and injured more than a dozen others.
Monday, September 1, 2014
According to the Chinese-language United Evening News, core members of Kuomintang (KMT) Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien's (連勝文) campaign staff suspect that there may be a mole within the team who has been leaking information to Lien's competitor, independent Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲).1 Comment
Sunday, August 31, 2014
Independent candidate Ko Wen-je continues to be the frontrunner in the Taipei mayoral race, but his lead over major rival Sean Lien from the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) has narrowed, a recent survey has shown.