A man died trying to light a firework on New Year's Eve, police said Sunday.
Trains on Taipei's metro will run for 42 hours non-stop in light of anticipated crowds attending countdown parties near Taipei City Hall, the Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC), which operates the system, said on Friday.
A marching band from the Taipei First Girls' High School, above, tosses guns, and a brass band from the Ministry of National Defense, right, practice during a rehearsal for a New Year's Day ceremony in front of the Presidential Office on Friday, Dec. 30. Both groups will perform at the national flag-raising ceremony, set to take place at dawn on Sunday, Jan. 1.
Chang Yi-hsi (張藝曦), an associate professor at National Chiao Tung University, Liao Hsiao-ching (廖小菁), a postdoctoral fellow at Academia Sinica's Institute of History and Philology and four other young scholars won the Second Yu Ying-shih Humanistic Research Award in Taipei on Thursday.
Members of a performance group warn the public on Wednesday not to push while taking the Taipei Metro on New Year's Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 28.
Passengers ride a bus with a dog in Taipei on Tuesday, Dec. 27.
Dubbed the train station with the most beautiful scenery in northern Taiwan, the Badouzi station on the border of New Taipei and Keelung will resume services Saturday, the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) said.
The Taipei City government began Monday to issue newly implemented same-sex partnership certificates that allow same-sex couples to apply for family care leave and sign surgical or medical treatment consent forms for each other.1 Comment
Yuan Zai (圓仔) picks ripe fruit from maple trees in her Taipei Zoo enclosure -- something her handlers said Monday, Dec. 26 that she had been doing a lot in recent days.
The Taipei Jewish Center hosted a giant candle-lighting ceremony in Chiang Kai-shek memorial hall to celebrate the Chanukah festival, Sunday.1 Comment