Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Electric bicycles will not be allowed on sidewalks and bike lanes in Taipei beginning on Oct. 1 because of their relatively high speeds compared with traditional bikes, the city's Department of Transportation said Monday., 5 Comments
Monday, September 21, 2015
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) appeared to get himself into trouble again yesterday when he said that stray dogs should be fed in designated areas, citing similar practices in feeding the city's homeless.
Tens of thousands of people took part in the annual Sun Moon Lake swim on Sunday. The lake, located in the central county of Nantou, is the largest fresh water lake in Taiwan.
Changhua County Magistrate Wei Ming-ku on Friday led a group of volunteers in a campaign to pick up trash and clean up the central county to mark International Cleanup Day.
Sunday, September 20, 2015
Taiwanese teenagers Cho Chen-chi (卓承齊) and Su Shi-han (蘇詩涵) won the men's and women's divisions, respectively, of the First Sun Moon Lake Open Water Swimming Contest on Sunday., 3 Comments
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said yesterday that the dispute over the build-operate-transfer (BOT) project involving Songshan Cultural and Creative Park (松山文創園區) was settled a while back.
Residents of Shezi, a 290-hectare sandbar at the confluence of the Keelung River and Tamsui River in Taipei, will decide the peninsula's future course of development in a vote on Dec. 12, with voters able to cast ballots or vote online.
Holland Biking Day 2015, organized by the New Taipei City government and the Netherlands Trade and Investment Office, will take place on Oct. 24 as the government promotes Dutch biking lifestyle and culture.
Saturday, September 19, 2015
The old Taipei city council building will be demolished and rebuilt as a "Taipei vision hall," the city government said Friday.
Friday, September 18, 2015
Residents of Taipei City's Zhongzheng District (中正區) yesterday demanded the renaming of the metro's Shandao Temple Station (捷運善導寺站), stating that the landmark does not adequately represent the cultural characteristics of that area.