Thursday, August 28, 2014
Pan-green Taipei mayoral nominee Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday promised to boost security and public order in Taipei City by recruiting more security staff and putting up a greater number of security cameras after his Kuomintang (KMT) counterpart Sean Lien (連勝文) made a similar announcement.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The doors to Taipei's iconic Xing Tian Temple (行天宮) opened as normal at 4 a.m. Tuesday, but gone for the first time was the smoke from burning incense that had filled the halls and corridors of the popular religious site for almost a half century.1 Comment
Monday, August 25, 2014
New Taipei police said Sunday that carbon monoxide poisoning was the cause of the death of two Mormon missionaries who were found a day earlier in an apartment they shared in New Taipei's Sanchong District.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Taipei City Government collaborating with the central government, local governments and civil associations yesterday held an exhibition of the cultures of new immigrants to celebrate their integration into local communities.1 Comment
Monday, August 18, 2014
Lee Ching-guo (李清國), general manager of Shin Shin Natural Gas Co. Ltd (欣欣天然氣公司), yesterday issued an apology regarding the gas explosion that killed two in Xindian, New Taipei.2 Comments
Sunday, August 17, 2014
The number of fatalities in Friday's gas explosion in New Taipei increased to two as a woman injured in the blast died early Saturday morning, according to a hospital in nearby Taipei City.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
A gas explosion occurred at a residential complex in Xindian District, New Taipei City yesterday, causing the death of a young boy and over 10 individuals to be hospitalized.2 Comments
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) yesterday announced the abolishment of the 12-year compulsory education special exam in Taipei, but maintained the admission of feature high schools.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
New Taipei police yesterday arrested a suspect for his alleged involvement in selling and planting marijuana in his home, according to the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事警察局).
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Animal rights activists Tuesday called for an end to contests to raise the biggest pigs at a dozen temples in Taiwan, in which the animals are force-fed and then killed as a sacrifice, a religious ritual common during Ghost Month, one of Taiwan's biggest annual festivals.