Monday, April 27, 2015
Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman and New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) has said repeatedly that he will not run in the 2016 presidential election, but that has not stopped KMT members from trying to keep his options open.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
A training program aimed at cultivating professional medical personnel from Taiwan's partner countries and improving the quality of medical services in these ally nations kicked off earlier this week, the Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF, 國合會) has announced.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
It was revealed yesterday that Taipei City Councilor Wu Chih-kang (吳志剛), second son to the former Kuomintang (KMT, 國民黨) Honorary Chairman Wu Po-hsiung (吳伯雄), is currently NT$1 billion in debt.
The model and celebrity Peng Hsin-yi (彭馨逸), a TV host and movie actress known by her stage name Cindy (楊又穎), was found at her residence Tuesday in what police described the following day as an apparent suicide.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Farglory Group (遠雄集團) President Tang Chia-feng (湯佳峰) said that it would be impossible to dismantle the Taipei Dome or change contractors, in accordance with the BOT agreement signed with Taipei City. In a press conference organized by Farglory, company Chairman Chao Teng-hsiung (趙藤雄) blasted Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) over continued uncertainties toward the completion of the Taipei Dome,4 Comments
Taipei, April 21 (CNA) Former Keelung Council Speaker Huang Ching-tai (黃景泰) was released early Tuesday on NT$20 million (US$595,000) bail, just in time to attend his father's funeral later in the day.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
North Formosa Mission Reports: G. L. Mackay's life in North Formosa 1868-1901, a collection of documents depicting local life in the early days, was recently translated into Chinese and published in March.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
The Shilin District Prosecutors Office yesterday conducted a probe on the Guizikeng Country Club (貴子坑鄉村俱樂部) for its alleged illegal structure and questioned the club's owner as well as four officials from the Taipei City Construction Management Office (TCCMO).
Friday, April 17, 2015
CNN on Wednesday picked eight restaurants that it said serves the best beef noodles in Taipei, a city that it noted has an annual festival devoted to the dish.1 Comment
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) may have jeopardized an ongoing government investigation led by the Department of Information Technology (DIT, 台北市資訊局) .
A suspect was arrested in New Taipei on April 1 for firearms modification and possession of narcotics, according to the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局).
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Taipei police arrested a male suspect for allegedly paying underage girls in return for sex, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has announced.1 Comment
Taipei City's Public Work Department has built 40 cuckoo clock-shaped birdhouses in Daan Forest Park (大安森林公園) with the aim of adding a touch of nature to the rapidly urbanized city, a city official said Monday.