Tuesday, February 25, 2014
The story of three Taipei high school students who stopped to help an elderly man unable to care for himself featured prominently in local papers Monday as an example of good Samaritanism.
Friday, February 21, 2014
The Taipei City Government is turning parts of the disused Zhong Shan soccer stadium into a leisure farm to promote urban micro-farming and from April will be encouraging city residents to “adopt” potted vegetables and fruit that will be grown there, program organizers said yesterday.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
The Keelung District Prosecutors Office took Huang Ching-ruei (黃慶瑞), the former leader of a narcotics unit within the Keelung City Police Bureau, and four other former police officers into custody over the smuggling and sale of heroin in Keelung City, yesterday.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
A newborn koala has died despite two months of efforts to save its life, the Taipei Zoo said yesterday.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Several Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) legislators held a press conference yesterday to accuse New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) of involvement in illegal acts involving contracts entered into by the New Taipei City Government.
Sports and modeling celebrities yesterday showed up at the pre-race press conference for the upcoming 2014 Taipei Standard Chartered Charity Marathon to express their support for the event.
Monday, February 17, 2014
Taipei 101's lighting promotion service formally ended at 10 p.m. last night, with the final words “love you” and “good night” scrolling across the iconic building in Chinese characters at 9:55 p.m.
As temperatures rose and the rain ceased, visitors flocked to the Taipei Lantern Festival as the event drew to an end yesterday.
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Taipei, which offers hundreds of free public Wi-Fi hotspots, has been named one of the world's most connected cities by London's Daily Telegraph newspaper.