Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Kuomintang (KMT) party chief and New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) was asked yesterday to visit People First Party (新民黨) chief James Soong (宋楚瑜) and former President Lee Tung-hui (李登輝）in what is believed to be a discussion of who can be a potential KMT candidate in the 2016 presidential election.1 Comment
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday said that all unmarried individuals above the age of 30 are threats to national security.3 Comments
Monday, February 16, 2015
The Taipei City Government is considering cutting down the number of local police stations instead of replacing them all with “mobile stations” as proposed earlier by Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲).
Sunday, February 15, 2015
A Kuomintang legislator prevailed in a recall vote yesterday, as turnout fell far short of requirements.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Starting in July, the Taipei City Government will slash government employees' transportation reimbursements, with the new measure projected to save close to NT$100 million per year.1 Comment
In what operators are calling unprecedented, a Taipei Metro train left a station Tuesday morning with several of its doors still open due to a faulty electronic switch.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Taipei City Fire Department acting department head Wu Chun-hung (吳俊鴻) yesterday said that as a result of the recent cold fronts, around half of the deployed search and rescue team has fallen ill, leading to a strain in manpower.2 Comments
Monday, February 9, 2015
Sunday, February 8, 2015
Hundreds of people attended a weekend event in Taipei in celebration of the upcoming Valentine's Day, leaving their wishes for their loved ones on a wishing wall.
Saturday, February 7, 2015
The 2015 Taipei Charity Marathon, sponsored by Standard Chartered Bank (渣打銀行), is to be held on Sunday, Feb. 8. More than 37,000 runners will take part in the event to draw attention and raise funds for the visually impaired, according to a press release by the bank yesterday.