Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Various local governments said yesterday that it is worthwhile to keep the tradition of countdown concerts to celebrate the arrival of the New Year, as they are an effective way to promote local cities to the world.
The Department of Urban Development (DUD, 台北市都發局) of Taipei City announced yesterday that they will cooperate with architects to inspect for the potential danger of falling tiles that might hurt passers-by, and they suggest that the central government amend laws to protect pedestrians.
Two Buddhist organizations yesterday donated 100 electric generators for the care of children with rare diseases to help minimize safety concerns during power outages.
A total of 15 YouBike rental stations are slated to stop operations today in connection with the upcoming New Year's Eve celebrations, said the Taipei City Government's Department of Transportation (DOT) yesterday.
The Taipei District Prosecutors' Office yesterday indicted a recently discharged solider under charges of invading a female platoon leader's bedroom and putting semen on her toothbrush.
Saturday, December 28, 2013
Friday, December 27, 2013
Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC, 台北捷運公司) announced that with special transportation measures planned for the upcoming New Year's Eve celebrations, their goal is to transport 2.2 million passengers in the span of three hours and provide easier commutes for citizens participating in the New Year's countdown celebration in front of Taipei City Hall.
The Taipei District Court (TDPO) yesterday charged the aunt of a deceased 3-month-old infant with homicide for allegedly adding various types of salt to the infant's powdered milk.1 Comment
A Taiwanese medical team has successfully performed reconstructive surgery on a Hong Kong woman whose face was damaged by a bullet during a high-profile hostage situation in the Philippines three years ago, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital said yesterday.