Sunday, February 22, 2015
The home price indexes in Taipei and New Taipei cities, the two most watched property markets in Taiwan, fell in the fourth quarter of last year from the three months earlier, according to statistics released by Sinyi Realty Inc.
As the cycling around the island continues to grow in popularity, two-wheeled adventurers from Taiwan and overseas have found a good place to take a rest wherever they end up — convenience stores.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
For those looking to get a head start on their spring cleaning during the Chinese New Year holiday break, the Ministry of Health and Welfare's Food and Drug Administration (FDA, 食藥署) recently introduced a few tips on how to dispose of leftover medication in a safe and responsible manner.
Friday, February 20, 2015
Temple visits were almost a must for ordinary people and political heavyweights alike on Chinese New Year's Day yesterday, with many worshippers eager to beat others to become the first to pray., 1 Comment
The Year of the Horse brought catastrophic international air accidents, brutal terror attacks, global political upheaval, a resurgent Ebola virus and war — and, in Hong Kong, large-scale civil unrest.
Jhushan Zi Nan Temple in Nantou County has emerged as the most popular temple for people praying for wealth in the upcoming Year of the Goat, a recently conducted online survey has found.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Holiday traffic was mostly smooth yesterday as people traveled home for family reunions or abroad for sightseeing trips on the eve of Lunar New Year, transport officials said.
The 61-year-old assailant who repeatedly attacked Namibian athlete Juhannes Benade in a Taipei metro car was arrested later on the evening of Feb. 17, according to reports., 1 Comment
While ringing in Chinese New Year this year, a litany of traditions is respected — as well as taboos — during the Spring Festival.
Even in an age where information is instantly available at the press of a button, libraries are continuing to draw crowds in Taipei.