Saturday, November 23, 2013
The awards ceremony for the Taipei International Digital Content Awards (TIDCA) was recently held at the Taipei Expo Park. Nominees included contestants from 12 different countries with 71 digital art pieces competing for a total of 21 awards. Taiwan was crowned the biggest winner after retaining 18 of the 21 awards at home.
Friday, November 22, 2013
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin touted Taipei's green transportation infrastructure during a tour of the city metro's Xinyi Line for foreign representatives Thursday, three days before the new line is set to open to the public., 2 Comments
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Adoption of Han Chinese coffins has risen among Tau aborigines on Orchid Island last year; however, a Tau county councilor on Monday complained to local authorities about the refusal of passenger craft companies to transport coffins to the islet.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
The Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) announced yesterday that construction in the Danjiang Bridge project would be underway in 2016 and finished in 2020.
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) yesterday morning announced that the MRT Xinyi Line (信義線) will be operational this Sunday, and said that passengers who travel with an EasyCard can enjoy free-of-charge rides on the new line for a month.
A real estate company yesterday remarked that with the Xinyi MRT line (捷運信義線) set to commence operation on Sunday, the value of properties in districts situated further away from central Taipei may see a dramatic surge on account of the greater convenience in commuting afforded by the extended coverage of the public transit system.
Osamu Matsukawa has to be one of Taiwan's most frequent overseas visitors.
Monday, November 18, 2013
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin is expected to formally announce the date for the inauguration of the Xinyi Line of the Taipei mass rapid transit (MRT) network today.
A suspension bridge in Kente Watermill Recreational Park (根德水車公園生態園區) in Sanzhi District, New Taipei City collapsed yesterday, leaving four people injured.