Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Several civilians yesterday attempted to sue Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌), accusing the mayor and three other politicians of profiting from the employment of two former lawmakers hired shortly before qualifying for a government retirement fund.
New Taipei is set to begin planning day trips and other activities for senior citizens following instructions from Mayor Eric Chu to the city's Cultural Affairs Department that day.
Monday, May 12, 2014
Two Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) aspirants for the party's nomination in the year-end Taipei mayoral election made their final pushes on Sunday ahead of Tuesday's poll that will determine who advances to a second stage in the primary.2 Comments
Parents and faculty of the Taipei European School (TES) vamped up the annual TES Gala Evening last Saturday night at the Hyatt Taipei in the popular garb long immortalized by John Travolta and Farrah Fawcett.
Traffic on a coastal road in Keelung returned to normal Sunday evening after a landslide occurred in the northern Taiwan city due to heavy rain, according to the city's fire department.
A female lawyer has been indicted for making false accusations against her Philippine maid to keep her from spilling the beans about an affair the lawyer was having with her bodyguard, the Taipei District Prosecutors Office said.1 Comment
Sunday, May 11, 2014
A Filipina teenager who suffered from bone cancer teared up yesterday as she thanked the Taiwanese doctors and volunteers who brought her to Taiwan last year for treatment.
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) yesterday warned a group of protesters not to occupy and paralyze the Taipei MRT or they will face legal consequences.
Friday, May 9, 2014
Taipei was the only city among six in Taiwan that lowered power consumption in 2013, Taipei's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced yesterday.2 Comments
A former legislator has resigned from her position in the Taipei city government in the wake of a controversial visit she made to China, officials said Thursday.