Monday, October 6, 2014
Inspectors said Sunday they have found a few flaws at some stations along the newly completed Songshan Line of Taipei's mass rapid transit system, but said they were minor problems such as defective sensors in toilets and unclear signs at the stations.
Sunday, October 5, 2014
The Taipei International Design Conference took place at the Taipei New Horizon complex on Friday, featuring many famous designers from around the world in a discussion on urban aesthetic, the organizer said.
Pan-green independent Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je said yesterday he will not join any political party if he becomes mayor, in spite of the fact that the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is backing his campaign.
A group called the Housing Movement was set to start a sleep-out campaign Saturday evening in front of The Palace (帝寶), a luxury apartment complex on Renai Road in Taipei City, to protest exorbitant housing prices.
Police yesterday arrested another suspect, surnamed Zhang, who is believed to have been involved in the murder of police detective Hsueh Chen-kuo (薛偵國) on the night of Sept. 14.
Saturday, October 4, 2014
The Songshan Line of Taipei's mass rapid transit (MRT) system will undergo a preliminary inspection by city transport officials Oct. 5 amid hopes that it could begin commercial runs next month.
Thursday, October 2, 2014
A local man yesterday jumped onto the railway tracks in Taipei Metro Jiantan Station, causing delays for up to 8,500 commuters.1 Comment
Sunday, September 28, 2014
The Taipei District Court yesterday ruled that three suspects in a case involving a police detective's death — Kou Huan-ming (苟桓銘), Chang Po-an (張博安) and Wang Pei-an (王培安) — are to be held incommunicado. The court also granted the suspect Huang Hao-yu (黃皓瑜) a NT$100,000 bail yesterday.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Dozens of people lined up yesterday in front of their cellphone carriers in a bid to become some of the first to own the iPhone 6, ahead of its local release set for today.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Ruling party Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien (連勝文) on Tuesday wagered his bid to govern Taiwan's capital by announcing in an online meeting with prospective voters that he would drop out of the race if evidence shows that he sold holdings of derivative instruments of China-based integrated health care company Golden Meditech Holdings Limited (GMHL, 金衛).