Saturday, April 13, 2013
Hundreds of racing pigeons were found stranded on Lanyu Island (Orchid Island, 蘭嶼) recently, with heavy northeastern winds cited as a cause.
Friday, April 12, 2013
A highly sought after property plot has been sold for NT$4.271 billion, representing a new record in Southern Taiwan, the Kaohsiung City Government Land Administration (高雄市地政局) announced yesterday.
New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) said the parking lot development project at Jiangcui Junior High School (江翠國中) was decided through city council discussions over the past seven years, adding that the construction is legitimate.
Fun Travel in Taipei, a bilingual mobile app which provides instant transportation information for Taipei City, launched a new tourist attraction map function for Android smartphones, the city said yesterday.
Taipei City Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) yesterday pressed charges against Next Magazine over an article implying that he was involved in the controversial Twin Towers development project.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Clashes broke out yesterday at Jiangcui Junior High School (江翠國中) when police attempted to remove a tree-sitting activist.
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Taipei City has geared up efforts to tackle a potential H7N9 avian flu outbreak, preparing the isolation rooms at a hospital that helped win the hard-fought battle against SARS a decade ago, health officials said yesterday.
Now a peaceful outpost after decades as a heavily fortified anti-communist bastion, Kinmen County is attracting tourists from Taiwan, China and abroad with a new park centered on a weapon designed to maim and kill: the land mine.
Hollywood star Tom Cruise Saturday paid a whirlwind visit to a local restaurant and learned how to make its featured fare of xiaolongbao, or small steamed buns.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
The atmosphere continued heating up in Kenting yesterday, as more tourists and music-lovers arrived at the southernmost tip of Taiwan for the Spring Scream Festival.