Thursday, January 16, 2014
The registered population of Taipei City reached its 20-year peak but the ratio of women to men has dropped to its lowest point in history, said the city's Department of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DBAS) yesterday.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
A well-known U.S. obstetrician donated NT$90 million (US$3 million) to her Taiwan alma mater to help train female medical scientists.
Friday, January 10, 2014
Taipei police yesterday arrested a 55-year-old with a history of criminal behavior, surnamed Hu, who reportedly admitting to robbing and stabbing the wife of former Taipei City Hospital Superintendent Perng Reury-perng (彭瑞鵬) on Jan. 8 on Yong Kang Street in Taipei.1 Comment
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Famed domestic thoracic surgeon and former Taipei City Hospital Superintendent Perng Reury-perng's 66-year-old wife, surnamed Lin, was robbed and stabbed yesterday morning at Yong Kang Street; police are investigating the case.4 Comments
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
The public debut of a six-month-old giant panda cub Yuanzai at Taipei Zoo attracted huge crowds of visitors yesterday, with 12,000 tickets for the panda house issued as of noon.
A Taiwanese university unveiled a technology yesterday that allows shrimp farmers to identify early a bacterium that causes mass die-offs among cultured shrimps in many countries.
Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Linkou was ordered to compensate a patient surnamed Wu to the tune of NT$10 million for causing blindness in his eyes after a surgical procedure, the Taipei District Court said yesterday.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah has demanded the immediate repair of a urinal at the National Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall following media reports that it has been out of order for six months, Executive Yuan spokeswoman Cheng Li-wen said yesterday.
Monday, January 6, 2014
Taipei Zoo reminded visitors yesterday to turn off their flashes when taking pictures of giant panda cub Yuan Zai (圓仔), who is scheduled to be shown to the public for the first time today.