Wednesday, December 24, 2014
A total of 607 bicyclists were cited for riding under the influence between April 1, when new regulations barring drunken cycling came into effect, and Nov. 30, said the Ministry of Transportation and Communications on Tuesday.
Taipei inaugurated a commemorative plaque Tuesday to mark the 15th anniversary of the “little green man,” the now ubiquitous animated traffic signal that tells pedestrians around Taiwan and in other countries when it is safe to cross the road.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
The medical team appointed to determine whether former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) is in need of medical parole refused to comment on its ultimate verdict yesterday, while many are speculating that Chen will be released in time for Chinese New Year.
Transportation a Minister Yeh Kuang-shih (葉匡時) announced yesterday that the upcoming Chinese New Year holidays will see the first-ever special occasion price adjustment for train tickets.
A proposed amendment to the Civil Code that aims to legalize same-sex marriage became a hot topic of debate at a committee in Taiwan's Legislature Monday, marking the first time that such a bill has ever been reviewed at the parliamentary level in East Asia.5 Comments
Taiwan's credit information index received the highest ranking, indicating the availability of quality credit information in the nation, based on the Doing Business 2015 report released by the World Bank.
Police arrested a British-Chinese suspect in Taipei on Dec. 19 on suspicion of trafficking illicit drugs to Taiwan, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) announced.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電), the world's largest contract chip maker, disputed a press report Monday that the company may set up a 12-inch silicon wafer plant in China soon.
Taiwanese Mandopop king Jay Chou (周杰倫) confirmed speculation Monday that he will marry his longtime girlfriend, model Hannah Quinlivan (昆凌), on his 36th birthday in January next year.