Friday, December 4, 2015
Bird watchers and enthusiasts can find a feast along Taipei's riverside cycling paths, where wild birds of the Anatidae family, red-tailed shrikes, kestrels, and white egrets have been arriving since late September, a spokesman for the city's Hydraulic Engineering Office said Thursday.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Taipei 101 announced Tuesday that local technology company BungBungame Inc. (戲智科技) has agreed to sponsor the skyscraper's annual fireworks show this year.
Monday, November 30, 2015
A 21-year-old woman died Sunday of severe burns and complications five months after she was injured in a flash fire at a New Taipei water park.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je said Sunday that the completion of a mass rapid transit line between Taipei and the country's main airport has been delayed because of the construction design and a scheme by property speculators along the route to maximize profits.
Saturday, November 28, 2015
The Lehua night market (樂華夜市) in New Taipei's populous Yonghe District might be closed after the Supreme Administrative Court ruled that the business permit for vendors -- issued by the local government three years ago -- must be withdrawn because the issuance procedure was flawed.1 Comment
Friday, November 27, 2015
A scuffle between two groups early yesterday morning in the glitzy eastern district of Taipei City, which included local entertainers, continued minutes after both parties were released from police questioning hours later. Six of the twelve involved in the fighting were again taken into police custody for starting the second altercation.1 Comment
Angela Hou, dean of the Office of International Education (OIE) at Fu Jen Catholic University, invited Daniel Lee from the National Education Radio to give a speech on the importance of being an exchange student when studying in college, said the university.
Thursday, November 26, 2015
Former New Taipei Deputy Mayor Hsu Chih-chien (許智堅), two of his family members, and four people related to two construction firms engaged in bribery, were prosecuted by the Taipei District Prosecutors' Office Wednesday for violating the anti-corruption act.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) intends to cancel added police patrols traditionally conducted during the Lunar New Year holiday period, city police officials told city councilors at a news conference yesterday.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
New Taipei City unveiled a Christmas tree billed as the world's first to use 360-degree light sculpture projection technology on Friday, Nov. 20.