A man attempted to rob a Standard Chartered Bank branch in Taipei Wednesday afternoon, escaping as soon as an alarm went off, police said.
The Taipei 101 skyscraper has raised the funds needed to hold its renowned annual fireworks show, Minister of Finance Sheu Yu-jer said Monday.
Around 100 students and teachers from Mackay Junior College of Medicine, Nursing, and Management on Saturday joined a hair donation campaign for cancer patients, getting their long hair cut to be made into wigs, Central News Agency reported.
A massive fire has broken out at an industrial complex in New Taipei City's Luzhou District.
Grand Hyatt Taipei hosted its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 1, to demonstrating the hotel's festive and caring spirit.
Mandarin Oriental, Taipei yesterday put up a sparkling Christmas tree at The Arcade entrance on Dunhua North Road. The tree is 8 meters wide and 20 meters tall and features 28 candy-shaped LED lights.
A former senior manager at Taiwan's technology giant Foxconn has been indicted for stealing and selling 5,700 iPhones in China to pocket around US$1.56 million, Taiwanese prosecutors said Friday.
The 40,000-ton oil tanker Kang Yun of the CPC Corporation is stranded in waters 200 meters off the CPC Port in Shen-ao, New Taipei City on Friday, Dec. 2. The tanker was stranded early Thursday after a mechanical failure.
A Malaysian visitor severely injured during a typhoon in September was discharged from hospital Friday and said she planned to resume her tour of Taiwan, which was cut short due to her head injury.
Some members of the Taipei Agricultural Products Marketing Co. board of directors sit at a conference table waiting for the arrival of others to attend a meeting Wednesday, Nov. 30. The meeting was aborted later as only nine of the 23 board members showed up, with all those representing the government failing to attend. The company has been plagued by controversies over its personnel appointments.