Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Independent Keelung mayoral candidate Huang Jing-tai (黃景泰) began a hunger strike Monday to protest a court decision to keep him in detention on corruption charges and prevent him from taking part in campaign activities.
Taipei has been ranked 25th in a survey of the best cities for international students, an improvement of three notches from last year's ranking, according to the poll results published by a British higher education institution Monday.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
A man surnamed Jiang (江) admitted to police yesterday that he personally buried his daughter's dead body even though he previously told police that he abandoned her at a park.
A local charity will hold a road race Saturday to raise awareness and funds for abused women and children.
Friday, November 21, 2014
The Taipei District Prosecutors' Office (TDPO) yesterday said it was seeking the death penalty for stabbing suspect Chang Yen-wen, who allegedly stabbed his ex-girlfriend to death after failing to convince her to remain in their relationship on Sept. 22; prosecutors said that despite the cruel nature of the killing, Chang has not shown any regret for his actions.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Taipei Metro on Wednesday released the latest route map designed for cellphones to help users traverse the expanded network that now includes the new semicircular Songshan Line.1 Comment
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
The Taipei High Administrative Court ruled in favor of the family of a late employee of the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) accused of spying for China in 1949, offering a certificate proving the innocence of the deceased.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
A landslide in New Taipei's Xizhi District buried four cars in a parking lot Monday, but no casualties were reported.