Thursday, December 5, 2013
Taipei 101, one of the tallest skyscrapers in the world and a landmark in Taipei, is planning to embrace the arrival of 2014 with a 218-second fireworks display, the tower's spokesperson Michael Liu (劉家豪) said yesterday.
DHL Express Taiwan yesterday unveiled the Barclays Premier League trophy in Taipei as part of the company's “United Trophy Tour,” which spans 31 destinations in 25 countries worldwide, featuring former Manchester United defender Ronny Johnsen and midfielder Quinton Fortune to attend.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
A physician recently resuscitated a man whom paramedics refused to perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation on, fearing infection, due to the amount of blood in the man's mouth.1 Comment
To avoid injuries due to tiles falling from tall buildings and landing on pedestrians, Taipei City Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌), demanded yesterday that the Construction Management Office (CMO) of the city government to take action to punish negligent building owners.1 Comment
Saturday, November 30, 2013
After the aunt of a recently deceased 3-month-old infant was detained following her admission that she had mixed salt into her niece's formula, prosecutors are looking to confirm allegations that the aunt had stepped out as a scapegoat for other family members.
Friday, November 29, 2013
The Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) consultant team for the upcoming Taipei mayoral elections announced yesterday that the party will not rush the process of choosing a candidate, as the position is one of the most important of the seven-in-one elections.
Sixty vintage cars from Japan revved up their engines in Taipei Thursday — not for a race, but as a show of thanks for the outpouring of sympathy and aid from Taiwan following Japan's disastrous March 2011 earthquake.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Taipei City was ranked 27th among 64 cities as the most livable city in the world, according to the Global Livable Cities Index published by the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy's Asia Competitiveness Institute yesterday.
The Taipei City Secured Small Loans Services (台北市動產質借處) yesterday announced that it will be offering complementary appraisal services to the public in commemoration of its 61st anniversary.
Starting late next year, individuals, businesses and groups can apply to register websites with a “.taipei” suffix to show their location or affiliation with Taiwan's capital, Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin announced yesterday.