Saturday, November 9, 2013
Chiang Yo-ching (蔣友青), great-grandson of Kuomintang strongman Chiang Kai-shek, was summoned yesterday by the Shihlin District Prosecutors' Office for questioning over alleged threats he made over email and social media websites., 4 Comments
Taipei wants to host a world jamboree of cycling enthusiasts and has the experience to do it, Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin said yesterday.
Houtong, a small town in New Taipei City that has become known for its large cat population in recent years, has been named by CNN as one of six places worldwide “where cats outshine tourist attractions.”
Thursday, November 7, 2013
A woman has died after a rare attack by a wild boar that broke into her apartment in New Taipei late last month, police have said., 1 Comment
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said yesterday that they have arrested a suspect surnamed Hsieh and 27 other suspects over telecommunication fraud in the Hsinchu area.
Deputy Mayor Roland Blum of Marseille, France and his delegation of two urban-renewal experts, joined by a group of Taiwanese academics, visited the Pintung County and met with the county's magistrate Tsao Chi-hung (曹啟鴻).
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
It's been a rough year for The Palace Mansion (帝寶), with four of its residents — including the Wei families, which are currently embroiled in the tainted oil scandal — receiving heaps of negative press, causing some to wonder whether the issues might be related to feng shui (風水)., 2 Comments
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Several New Taipei City councilors of the Democratic Progressive Party petitioned for the Rubber Duck art installation to return home to New Taipei City yesterday during a city council session.
Taipei 101 Tower, one of tallest skyscrapers in the world, is planning to celebrate the arrival of 2014 with a 218-second fireworks display, 30 seconds longer than this year's extravaganza, the tower's management said Monday.
Saturday, November 2, 2013
Hearts were broken, jaws dropped, and a helping hand was quickly extended from Kaohsiung yesterday when the inflatable yellow Rubber Duck on display in Taoyuan County suddenly burst and collapsed while being re-inflated., 3 Comments