Monday, December 22, 2014
Taipei Mayor-elect Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) led a boot camp yesterday for his newly assembled team of government-ranking officials, where he said that honesty is the first thing he expects from them.
“Scholars” of classical subjects took part in the fourth annual Tainan Reading Classic Examination on Sunday in the city seen as Taiwan's traditional cultural capital.
A Christmas celebration was organized yesterday afternoon by the Atayal Organization in front of the Wulai Atayal Museum (烏來泰雅民族博物) on the main street of the Aboriginal cultural hot spot.
A Daily Air (德安航空) plane landed on its belly at Taitung Airport during a training session on Sunday after the co-pilot forgot to lower the landing gear during the approach, the Taiwanese carrier said.
The two fishermen who disappeared after a boating accident on Dec. 19 remained unaccounted for following a day's search in Yehliu, New Taipei.
Sunday, December 21, 2014
The annual “sea of flowers” festival has kicked off in eastern Taiwan, with vast fields of flowers in 12 townships in Taitung and Hualien counties providing tourists unique panoramas.
A wellness facility boasting three-in-one services — health management, cosmetic medicine and hot spring spa — opened in Taipei Saturday.
An increasing number of people are encountering the problem of getting “locked out” from using their EasyCard (悠遊卡) when boarding different buses. Many residents probably don't pay attention to the different types of buses in the Greater Taipei area and their different number systems. However, those who fail to swipe their card when alighting from some buses may have their card locked, as their prior journey may have been registered as incomplete.
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Taipei Mayor-elect Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday released his second update of cabinet members, affirming the positions of 16 department directors and commissioners to much criticism.
Friday, December 19, 2014
Ko Wen-je's (柯文哲) former municipal advisor Yen Hung-ya (閻鴻亞) led a group of cultural enthusiasts to the office of Taipei's mayor-elect yesterday to protest against the alleged upcoming appointment of Ni Chung-hua (倪重華) — Taiwan's “godfather of live concerts” — as head of Taipei's Cultural Affairs Department., 1 Comment