Wednesday, November 27, 2013
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.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
A man and two women committed suicide Monday by burning charcoal indoors at a well-known Taipei hotel, police said.
Travelers old and young lined up Sunday for a free ride on the Taipei metro system's Xinyi Line, crowding into trains and packing platforms as more than 250,000 riders moved between the new line's seven stations on the first day of operation.
Businesses in close proximity to stations on the newly launched MRT Xinyi Line experienced significantly higher visitor traffic yesterday, and expressed a generally upbeat attitude about future business prospects.
Monday, November 25, 2013
Thousands of people on Sunday flocked to Taipei City's mass rapid transit system to ride the newly-inaugurated Xinyi Line, which extends MRT travel from downtown areas of the city to Xiangshan, near Elephant Mountain, on the outskirts.
The first giant panda cub born in Taiwan is healthy and set to make her public debut in January, a zoo official said on Sunday, after panda mania has swept the island in recent months.
After leaving a month-long empty nest, the world-famous Rubber Duck art installation will be migrating to the northeastern city of Keelung Dec. 21.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Regent Taipei invited the chairman of the Golden Horse Awards committee, acclaimed director Hou Hsiao-hsien, to participate in its annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony on Friday, Nov. 22.
President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that the availability of the Mass Rapid Transit system (MRT) in Taipei has significantly reduced traffic accidents in the city and boosted the life expectancy of Taipei citizens.
Saturday, November 23, 2013