Thursday, January 7, 2016
A Taiwanese man has been arrested for allegedly growing cannabis in a rented apartment in New Taipei to profit from the sale of the plant that can be used to make narcotics, police said Wednesday.1 Comment
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) turned up the heat on Radium Life Tech Co. (日勝生) on Monday, expressing the city's intent to terminate the joint development agreement with the company for Nangang Depot (南港機廠) following a graft case ruling last week. Ko said that the city would also "put its cards on the table" regarding the current standstill with Farglory Group (遠雄集團) in the case of the Taipei Dome.
The New Taipei District Court ruled Monday that a man and his son should pay NT$24,900 (US$753) to a woman for letting the smell of the smoke of their cigarettes spiral up to their neighbor's apartment.1 Comment
Sunday, January 3, 2016
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Saturday he would "restrain himself" if his approval rating fell below 65 percent. Figures from the city's Research, Development and Evaluation Commission (RDEC, 研考會) ..............
Saturday, January 2, 2016
Ridership on the Taipei metro system on New Year's Eve and early New Year's Day exceeded 3 million passengers, breaking the previous record, Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC) said Friday.
A police officer was slightly injured while subduing and arresting a knife-wielding man on an MRT train in New Taipei on Friday, officials said.
Friday, January 1, 2016
The New Taipei City Pingxi Lantern Festival, kicking off in February, will present breakthrough visual designs, featuring illustrations as the main visuals to convey the heartwarming image of sky lanterns, according to government officials.1 Comment
Thursday, December 31, 2015
A suspect surnamed Hung (洪), who is believed to be responsible for a murder nine years ago, was recently arrested in New Taipei City, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) has announced.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Keelung City police apprehended a suspect on Monday for allegedly setting up a skimming device and pinhole camera on a post office's automatic teller machine (ATM).
Work on a 1,000-bed regional teaching hospital in New Taipei started Monday, with the facility expected to open in 2020 to bolster the city's inadequate medical resources.