Tuesday, July 8, 2014
A group of protesters from Harmony Home Association and various civil organizations protested in front of Taipei City Hall yesterday to demand that the city's Department of Social Welfare (DOSW) stop harassing residences of Harmony Home.1 Comment
Monday, July 7, 2014
Thousands braved the summer heat Sunday to celebrate the first birthday of Yuan Zai, the first giant panda cub born in Taiwan, who has attracted hundreds of thousands of visitors in six months.
Saturday, July 5, 2014
Taipei's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) yesterday said it will consult the executive branch on the Taipei High Administration Court's recent ruling revoking an environmental assessment of the Beitou gondola project before it decides whether or not to appeal the ruling.
The League of Welfare Organizations for the Disabled (LWOD) is organizing a scuba-diving training program for physically challenged people in order to increase their participation in outdoor recreational activities.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Four years after the ever so popular FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa, the quadrennial competition has returned once more to extraordinary fanfare. The World Cup is celebrated worldwide on a scale arguably greater than the Olympics, since unlike the Olympic Games, the Football (the internationally favored name for soccer, and not the American sport) World Cup is the one event where the entire globe tunes in live at the same time to watch the sport that the most people care the most about.
Visiting Japanese lawmakers voiced their support for Taiwan's participation in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade bloc at an international conference in Taipei Tuesday that was also attended by counterparts from Taiwan and the United States.
Sunday, June 29, 2014
Lan Xian Ting (藍象廷) is introducing the first ever all-you-can-eat Thai hot pot restaurant that will be open by the end of this June for people in Taiwan to experience and enjoy.
Friday, June 27, 2014
The World Medical Tourism Congress opened yesterday in Taipei, the first time it has been held in Taiwan, to discuss a variety of health care issues and showcase Taiwan's development in medical services.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Following in the footsteps of their counterparts in London, Milan and Paris, angry licensed cab drivers in Taipei on Wednesday accused smartphone taxi app Uber Inc. of operating outside the law.1 Comment