Friday, November 29, 2013
The Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) consultant team for the upcoming Taipei mayoral elections announced yesterday that the party will not rush the process of choosing a candidate, as the position is one of the most important of the seven-in-one elections.
Sixty vintage cars from Japan revved up their engines in Taipei Thursday — not for a race, but as a show of thanks for the outpouring of sympathy and aid from Taiwan following Japan's disastrous March 2011 earthquake.
Thursday, November 28, 2013
A fisherman received an award from Taitung County health authorities yesterday for succeeding in quitting a 46-year habit — smoking. The 66-year-old fisherman, surnamed Wu, had his first cigarette at the age of 16 and became a regular smoker at 20. By the time he, 1 Comment
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Taipei City was ranked 27th among 64 cities as the most livable city in the world, according to the Global Livable Cities Index published by the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy's Asia Competitiveness Institute yesterday.
The Taipei City Secured Small Loans Services (台北市動產質借處) yesterday announced that it will be offering complementary appraisal services to the public in commemoration of its 61st anniversary.
Starting late next year, individuals, businesses and groups can apply to register websites with a “.taipei” suffix to show their location or affiliation with Taiwan's capital, Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin announced yesterday.
Yunlin County in southern Taiwan announced yesterday that a series of art exhibitions it held across the county's 13 districts in nine townships were part of a cultural festival to help attract visitors.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) caught three suspects who smuggled ketamine, listed as a Category Three drug, in Chiayi County.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
A man and two women committed suicide Monday by burning charcoal indoors at a well-known Taipei hotel, police said.
As northern Taiwan gears up for another visit from the oversized Rubber Duck installation, the central city of Taichung is due for a visit by giant Teddy bears — about 100 of them.