Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Taipei City Fire Department acting department head Wu Chun-hung (吳俊鴻) yesterday said that as a result of the recent cold fronts, around half of the deployed search and rescue team has fallen ill, leading to a strain in manpower., 2 Comments
“Surrendering” to police could be the smartest decision Hui Bao, a stray pet parrot, ever made, as its move allowed it to find its way home after becoming lost in the concrete jungle of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan for 16 months.
Monday, February 9, 2015
Sunday, February 8, 2015
Hundreds of people attended a weekend event in Taipei in celebration of the upcoming Valentine's Day, leaving their wishes for their loved ones on a wishing wall.
Saturday, February 7, 2015
Taichung City Mayor Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) defended his city's deputy mayor and former transportation minister, Lin Ling-san (林陵三), yesterday regarding his impeachment pursuant to the reopened Control Yuan investigation into corruption surrounding the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport MRT line.
The 2015 Taipei Charity Marathon, sponsored by Standard Chartered Bank (渣打銀行), is to be held on Sunday, Feb. 8. More than 37,000 runners will take part in the event to draw attention and raise funds for the visually impaired, according to a press release by the bank yesterday.
Friday, February 6, 2015
The Syntrend Creative Park (三創數位), Hon Hai Precision Industry's (鴻海) build-operate-transfer (BOT) project with the Taipei City Government, resumed construction yesterday.
Taipei City government officials were criticized Thursday as spending too much time the previous day taking pictures at the site of a plane crash in the city and texting updates to their boss.
Thursday, February 5, 2015
An event this coming weekend in Taipei in anticipation of Feb. 14 Valentine's Day will feature a “wishing wall,” in which people will be invited to write down their wishes for their lovers, friends or families and then post them on the wall, according to the organizer.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) recently busted a child pornography website and arrested seven suspects in connection with the site's operation.