Thursday, December 25, 2014
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) announced yesterday, that the widely criticized Zhongxiao West Road Bus Priority Lane will be demolished.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
An owner of an English cram school will have to serve seven months in prison for committing an obscene act against one of his employees last year, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, upholding a lower court verdict.
Taipei Mayor-elect Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) proposed a so-called “2015 Consensus” yesterday, stating that a new understanding should be reached between Taiwan and mainland China to replace the questionable “1992 Consensus.”
Outgoing Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) presided over his 1,815th and final municipal meeting yesterday, beginning the process of the upcoming transfer of power tomorrow.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
The general direction for Taiwan's policies on China will remain unchanged despite the ruling party's devastating loss in last month's elections, according to the head of the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC, 陸委會) on Monday.
A cold air mass is keeping temperatures low across the island, with the mercury likely to drop to 13 degrees Celsius in Northern Taiwan overnight Monday, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said.
Those who plan to celebrate Christmas Eve outdoors should have their raincoats ready as showers are likely in most parts of the country, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Monday.
YouBike, Taipei's public bicycle rental system, opened six more automated rental kiosks in Taipei Monday, bringing to 196 the total number of such stations in and around the city.
Taipei City's Department of Information and Tourism Commissioner to-be Chien Yu-yen (簡余晏) yesterday said Taipei Mayor-elect Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) had said during yesterday's staff meeting that the fate of the debated Zhongxiao West Road bus lane would be decided tomorrow.
A graduate student at National Taipei University of Technology earned an award Monday for inventing a device that collects water from an air conditioning unit to spray mist that keeps temperatures cool while preventing the room from losing humidity.