Sunday, October 19, 2014
Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien (連勝文) yesterday released his labor policy, which promises unemployment benefits for first-time job-seekers and more protection for dispatched workers.
Friday, October 17, 2014
A new office under the Cabinet that will be responsible for food safety will become operational next week, government spokesman Sun Lih-chyun (孫立群) said Thursday, amid a series of food scandals that have triggered widespread concerns over the safety of local food products.
Taipei and New Taipei special municipalities have won awards from the World e-Governments Organization of Cities and Local Governments (WeGO) for their outstanding e-government practices, according to the international organization, which promotes the development of e-government.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) yesterday announced that the prolonged construction difficulties of the “Taipei Twin Towers” (雙子星) will be resolved, with the project no longer up for bids from development companies.
A 106-year-old man was released from a northern Taiwan hospital Tuesday after a successful appendectomy, making him the hospital's oldest patient to have undergone the operation.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
The election office of Sean Lien (連勝文), the ruling party's Taipei mayoral candidate, said that Lien will utilize Taipei's medical facilities and tourist attractions to develop Taipei's medical tourism industry.1 Comment
Friday, October 10, 2014
The Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival, the largest film festival in Taiwan, will open Nov. 6, showcasing some 180 films from around the world.
Monday, October 6, 2014
In a bid to achieve operational commencement before the end of this year, a trial run of the Taipei Metro's Songshan Line (松山線) took place yesterday under the watchful eye of an assessment committee.
Inspectors said Sunday they have found a few flaws at some stations along the newly completed Songshan Line of Taipei's mass rapid transit system, but said they were minor problems such as defective sensors in toilets and unclear signs at the stations.
Sunday, October 5, 2014
The Taipei International Design Conference took place at the Taipei New Horizon complex on Friday, featuring many famous designers from around the world in a discussion on urban aesthetic, the organizer said.