Tuesday, December 23, 2014
The general direction for Taiwan's policies on China will remain unchanged despite the ruling party's devastating loss in last month's elections, according to the head of the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC, 陸委會) on Monday.
A cold air mass is keeping temperatures low across the island, with the mercury likely to drop to 13 degrees Celsius in Northern Taiwan overnight Monday, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said.
Those who plan to celebrate Christmas Eve outdoors should have their raincoats ready as showers are likely in most parts of the country, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Monday.
YouBike, Taipei's public bicycle rental system, opened six more automated rental kiosks in Taipei Monday, bringing to 196 the total number of such stations in and around the city.
Taipei City's Department of Information and Tourism Commissioner to-be Chien Yu-yen (簡余晏) yesterday said Taipei Mayor-elect Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) had said during yesterday's staff meeting that the fate of the debated Zhongxiao West Road bus lane would be decided tomorrow.
A graduate student at National Taipei University of Technology earned an award Monday for inventing a device that collects water from an air conditioning unit to spray mist that keeps temperatures cool while preventing the room from losing humidity.
Monday, December 22, 2014
Taipei Mayor-elect Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) led a boot camp yesterday for his newly assembled team of government-ranking officials, where he said that honesty is the first thing he expects from them.
A Christmas celebration was organized yesterday afternoon by the Atayal Organization in front of the Wulai Atayal Museum (烏來泰雅民族博物) on the main street of the Aboriginal cultural hot spot.
The two fishermen who disappeared after a boating accident on Dec. 19 remained unaccounted for following a day's search in Yehliu, New Taipei.
Sunday, December 21, 2014
A wellness facility boasting three-in-one services — health management, cosmetic medicine and hot spring spa — opened in Taipei Saturday.