Monday, November 16, 2015
A beam-raising ceremony to mark the completion of the structural frames for a cancer hospital was held Sunday at the Gongguan branch of National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) in Taipei.
In response to the terror attacks in Paris on Friday that resulted in over 120 dead, Taipei yesterday announced that stringent security measures would be put into place to ensure safety when the city hosts the 2017 Universiade games.
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) found himself eating his own words again yesterday in relation to remarks he made in Hsinchu on Saturday indicating his personal backing for Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) caucus whip Ker Chien-ming (柯建銘).
More than 3,000 people from Taiwan and other countries attended the 2015 Taiwan Cycling Festival at Sun Moon Lake Sunday to take part in cycling challenges and enjoy a carnival filled with music, dance and circus performances.
Sunday, November 15, 2015
Two servicemen drowned yesterday after an armored vehicle carrying them plunged into a lake in Kinmen during a routine operation, military officials said.
Friday, November 13, 2015
Pingtung County Government (屏東縣政府) spokesman Huang Chien-chia (黃建嘉) yesterday said the county government intends to impose a heavy fine on a woman suspected of collecting expired products from supermarkets and then selling them to other vendors, in order to bankrupt her if she is convicted., 3 Comments
Taiwan's reputation as a country known for being largely friendly to outsiders was bruised yesterday as a video showing a local man verbally assaulting a foreign national on the Taipei Metro went viral. Following police questioning yesterday, the case has been sent to the Taipei District Prosecutors Office, where the local man could face charges for defamation., 28 Comments
A batch of firearms has been confiscated while two suspects were arrested during raids in New Taipei City earlier this week, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
A 30-year-old woman in Taichung is being detained by the courts for allegedly murdering her mother yesterday, after authorities found the mother's body by a ditch after suffering burns.