Monday, October 14, 2013
The Department of Rapid Transit Systems (DORTS) of Taipei City yesterday completed a preliminary inspection of the construction and simulated operation of the Taipei MRT network's new Xinyi Line (信義線).
A group of visually impaired Taiwanese cyclists completed their mission Sunday to cycle around Taiwan, returning to Taipei after a nine-day journey that took them all over the country.
Authorities in the Yushan National Park warned visitors Sunday to beware of the Formosan macaques that inhabit the mountainous area, saying that one of them has recently attacked multiple people at a public restroom.
Sunday, October 13, 2013
It's unclear whether an NBA preseason game will be held in Taipei next year despite a promise made Saturday by NBA Commissioner David Stern, who will step down in early 2014.
Former Houston Rockets player Yao Ming is in Taipei and took part in an NBA event Saturday before attending the team's preseason game to be held today.
A ceremony was held Saturday on the banks of the Chihpen River in Taitung County to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the death of local postman Wen Yung-nan, who died when he was swept away during the course of his duties while crossing a bridge destroyed by Typhoon Nora.
A parade was held in Taipei's Beitou District Saturday to mark the beginning of the city's annual hot spring season.
Taoyuan County recorded the highest land transactions among the 21 counties and cities in Taiwan in the first eight months of this year amid optimism toward the county's infrastructure development in the future, statistics showed Saturday.
Saturday, October 12, 2013
A little over a week after the Windy City amazed the nation with Double Tenth Day fireworks, it will offer visitors with an extravaganza of another sense on Oct. 19 and Oct. 20.