Growing storefront rents on THE busy Section 4 of Zhongxiao East Road have driven more businesses away, as they move to cheaper commercial areas like Ximending and Xinyi District, according to London-based real estate consultancy DTRE.
The Presidential Office is lit up Saturday night as it receives visitors during Taiwan's first Nuit Blanche, which was organized by the Department of Cultural Affairs of the Taipei City Government.
Twenty-two couples will get married in a group ceremony in November at Changhua Station on the high-speed rail system, the local government announced.
Members of a military honor guard rehearse at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei on Saturday, in preparation for an event on Double Ten National Day. Asked to rate yesterday's rehearsal, Defense Minister Feng Shih-kuan issued the high score of "over 100 points."
Shanghai Commercial & Savings Bank Art & Cultural Foundation donated a high-end ultrasound scanner to the Department of Traumatology of the National Taiwan University Hospital on Sept. 26.
A tearful Tainan City Councilor Hung Yu-feng of the Kuomintang, center, is surrounded by reporters. Hung said Acting Council Speaker Kuo Hsin-liang of the Democratic Progressive Party struck her in the face during a fracas at the Tainan City Council. She and other KMT councilors tried to prevent Kuo from convening a council meeting that would have seen the election of a new speaker.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.3 hit Nanhua District in Tainan at 7:35 p.m. Friday, the Central Weather Bureau reported later that evening.
The Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC) is showcasing its technological innovation in water recycling at the Taipei International Invention Show and Technomart, which is being held at the Taiwan World Trade Center Sept 29 to Oct 1.
Trains move along the MRT's Wenhu Line (Brown Line) on Thursday, Sept. 29. Tire damage partially disrupted service later in the day.
Three residents were confirmed dead in a landslide triggered by Typhoon Megi in Kaohsiung City, the city government said Thursday.