Saturday, July 5, 2014
Taipei's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) yesterday said it will consult the executive branch on the Taipei High Administration Court's recent ruling revoking an environmental assessment of the Beitou gondola project before it decides whether or not to appeal the ruling.
The League of Welfare Organizations for the Disabled (LWOD) is organizing a scuba-diving training program for physically challenged people in order to increase their participation in outdoor recreational activities.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Four years after the ever so popular FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa, the quadrennial competition has returned once more to extraordinary fanfare. The World Cup is celebrated worldwide on a scale arguably greater than the Olympics, since unlike the Olympic Games, the Football (the internationally favored name for soccer, and not the American sport) World Cup is the one event where the entire globe tunes in live at the same time to watch the sport that the most people care the most about.
Visiting Japanese lawmakers voiced their support for Taiwan's participation in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade bloc at an international conference in Taipei Tuesday that was also attended by counterparts from Taiwan and the United States.
Sunday, June 29, 2014
Lan Xian Ting (藍象廷) is introducing the first ever all-you-can-eat Thai hot pot restaurant that will be open by the end of this June for people in Taiwan to experience and enjoy.
Friday, June 27, 2014
The World Medical Tourism Congress opened yesterday in Taipei, the first time it has been held in Taiwan, to discuss a variety of health care issues and showcase Taiwan's development in medical services.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Following in the footsteps of their counterparts in London, Milan and Paris, angry licensed cab drivers in Taipei on Wednesday accused smartphone taxi app Uber Inc. of operating outside the law.1 Comment
Monday, June 23, 2014
The Keelung District Court for the third time released Keelung City Council Speaker Huang Ching-tai (黃景泰) on bail yesterday morning, for NT$2 million. Prosecutors said they have decided not to appeal against the district court's ruling this time.
It is the ninth year for Celebration Canada — one of the largest foreign National Day celebration events in Taiwan— to commemorate Canada Day for the over 50,000 Canadians living and working in Taiwan, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan said recently.