Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Taipei is backpacker-friendly city: it offers some great sights, stress-free public transportation and some of the most delicious food. A bit more challenging can be the search for budget accommodation. It's rather hard to find a hostel that is both inexpensive and convenient.2 Comments
Monday, July 6, 2015
A New Taipei City councilor has accused local police of a weak crackdown on purported gang disturbances by youth on scooters last week.
Herbalife, a global nutrition company, released data from a clinical study it conducted in partnership with Taipei Medical University, which showed that a combination of meal replacement, fish oil and a calorie-restricted diet led to effective weight management and improvements in metabolic syndrome among participants in the study.
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Chiang Yu-chao had suffered from cerebral edema from birth and was paralyzed from the neck down for her entire life. Until she passed away three days ago, she had spent 62 years lying face down on a bed.
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Following two major incidents involving gangsters that recently aroused public attention and horror, New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu said yesterday that the city government has joined a national program, aiming to protect teenagers during summer vacations, and will be checking on locations where teenagers often go more regularly, including Internet cafes, bowling alleys, KTVs and movie theaters.1 Comment
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Around 10 people were arrested and accussed of throwing signal bombs and crashing cars, including burning cars in fornt of a police station on the streets at midnight Tuesday, according to police officers of New Taipei City Police Department, Sanchong Precinct yesterday.1 Comment
Monday, June 29, 2015
Taipei City's Department of Education yesterday announced that a joint draft plan created for Taipei, New Taipei and Keelung slated for use for the 2016 school year would not be implemented. An alternative strongly pushed by many Taipei district parents may be put in place, with that plan calling for next year's enrollment to be determined using measures that have historically been provided by the Ministry of Education (MOE).
A photo exhibition prepared to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Republic of China's victory in the 1937-1945 war of resistance against Japan will be held at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei July 3-30.
Sunday, June 28, 2015
Former Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) on Thursday said that the Taipei City Government has been suffering from an exodus of employees since the incumbent mayor took office.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je said Saturday that the city government hopes that 30,000 volunteers will sign up to do administrative work and provide services during the Summer Universiade set for Aug. 19-30, 2017.