The severe cold seen in Taiwan over the past three days took its toll not only on Taipei residents but also on the city's buildings, with tiles peeling off the exterior walls of its structures 35 times since Jan. 23, injuring two people.
Police arrested a man Sunday, nearly 19 years after he allegedly stabbed a woman to death in Jingmei, Taipei and robbed her of NT$60,000 (US$1,800), before fleeing, police said Monday.
A strong cold snap brought rare snowfall to Yangmingshan on the outskirts of Taipei Saturday evening, the Central Weather Bureau said that day.1 Comment
Dihua Street (迪化街), known for the merchandise sold for the annual Chinese New Year, will be launched this year on Jan. 23.
A man living in Keelung was sentenced to six months in jail by a district court Monday for throwing a poodle to the ground from the roof of a six-floor apartment building, causing the dog's instant death.2 Comments
National Taiwan University (NTU) on Monday decided to punish a student from Macau for his involvement in a cat abuse case that stirred widespread public outrage.1 Comment
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Friday that he would make the "greatest efforts" to see to the smooth demolition of Zhongxiao Bridge (忠孝橋) and that relevant supporting institutions would oversee the completion of the project.
Taipei Department of Cultural Affairs Director Ni Chong-hua (倪重華) said late Thursday that he had provided verbal notice of his intent to resign.
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Tuesday that he has ordered an investigation into his close aide Hung Chih-kun's (洪智坤) alleged involvement in a bribery case.
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said former mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) could "go to hell" (去死一死) with regard to his alleged ignorance of the MeHAS City (美河市) complex corruption scandal, Tuesday. Hau said he would not rule out filing a lawsuit in response to Ko's public criticism, local media reported.