The Supreme Administrative Court ruled Thursday that contractor Farglory Group could resume partial construction on the beleaguered Taipei Dome sports arena.
Police have recovered about 80 percent of NT$1 million (US$31,616) worth of cash that an 80-year-old woman allegedly threw into a burner set up by a temple in Tamsui for burning joss paper and incense.
An inflatable doll floats near a coastguard vessel in waters off Keelung on Wednesday, Aug. 24. Keelung coastguards received a report on Wednesday that a human body was found in the open sea. Crew on board the vessel who were dispatched to check the area found the "victim" to be an inflatable doll.
Members of a community in Xindian District protest outside the New Taipei City Government on Tuesday, Aug. 23.
The Hsuehshan Tunnel (雪山隧道) on the No. 5 National Freeway will be closed from 12 a.m. to 6 a.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday for Taiwan's annual Han Kuang military exercises, according to the National Freeway Bureau.
Kuomintang Chairwoman Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱), center, interacts with New Party Chairman Yu Mu-ming (郁慕明), left, at the New Party's anniversary gathering in New Taipei City on Sunday, Aug. 21.
This undated photo shows Taiwan's first postal-themed hotel, which is due to open in Taipei's Nangang District by the end of this year after being converted from an old post office by Image Taiwan Hotel Group
The intensity of the "urban heat island effect" (UHIE) is statistically significant in association with suicides among the elderly in Greater Taipei, according to the results of a recent study.
A Korean woman, circled, is seen in this photo taken from surveillance camera footage from a store in New Taipei's Pingxi District. The woman, surnamed Park, and two men were accused of pickpocketing tourists in the popular tourist town of goods worth NT$20,000 earlier in the week. She was caught Friday, Aug. 19 after a shopkeeper recognized her and alerted the police.
Two suspects have been arrested in New Taipei for stealing credit card numbers and using them to make online purchases, according to the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB).