Friday, October 24, 2014
Wu Chih-yang (吳志揚), chief of Taoyuan County, has a 23-point lead over his opponent in the run-up to Nov. 29 local elections, according to the results of a survey released Thursday.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan said Wednesday that more than 6,000 dengue fever cases have been reported there so far this year, the highest number in the country.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
A Taiwanese man and two of his Vietnamese tenants were killed and two others were injured in a fire that broke out early Tuesday morning in a three-story apartment building in Taipei, authorities said.
A 24-year-old male student was confirmed to be the 21st measles case of the year at Ren-ai Township (仁愛鄉) in Nantou County, said the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) yesterday.
The voyage data recorder of the research ship which sank off the outlying islands of Penghu on Oct. 10 has been found and recovered, advancing the investigation into the cause of the accident, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Taipei mayoral candidates Sean Lien (連勝文) and Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday continued to work hard for their mayoral campaigns, appearing at different locations in hopes of seeking more backers to secure the position of Taipei mayor., 1 Comment
The president of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) on Saturday (South African Standard Time) handed over the World Design Capital (WDC) baton to a Taipei official, signaling that the WDC spotlight will now fall on Taipei.
The military is set to hold a series of events in commemoration of the 65th anniversary of the Battle of Guningtou (古寧頭戰役) against Chinese communist forces, one of the significant battles across the Taiwan Strait that ensured the continuation of the Republic of China.
Kinmen Magistrate Li Wo-shih (李沃士) spoke about his achievements during his nearly five years in office and vowed to make Kinmen a healthy and happy county, as he launched his re-election campaign Saturday.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Taiwan's ninth national park formally opened Saturday on some of the lesser known islands of Penghu (澎湖), promising to bring unspoiled landscapes and the tranquility of a more bucolic lifestyle within close reach of residents of Taiwan's main, largely urbanized island.