Friday, February 22, 2013
A 75-year-old woman allegedly killed her 76-year-old husband with a wooden stool Wednesday following a quarrel after the man brought home a 20-year-old hostess, police said.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Construction of a light rail system in New Taipei is expected to start this year once the Executive Yuan has given the go-ahead for the project, the Bureau of High Speed Rail under the transportation ministry said yesterday.
The Taipei Literature Festival will kick off Feb. 22 with a diverse lineup of events, including literature lectures, film screenings and an exhibition on the life of writers in Taiwan, the organizers said yesterday.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The infamous “garbage mountain” in Taipei City's Neihu District will be completely cleaned up by September and then turned into a vast green area for environmental protection and recreational activities, said Mayor Hau Lung-bin.
Julio Iglesias, a popular Spanish singer and songwriter who has sold over 300 million records worldwide in 14 languages, is scheduled to give a concert in Taipei on April 30, Da Da Arts Promotion Co. said Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
New Taipei City can develop a casino industry to bring more tourism and exhibition money to the area, Terry Gou, chairman of Hon Hai Precision Industry, said yesterday.
New Taipei “would not reject” the idea of setting up an entertainment complex in the city based on the Las Vegas model if all conditions could be met, the city's mayor, Eric Chu, said yesterday.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Taipei Cheng Shih (City) University (TPCU, 臺北城市科技大學) has won 125 international invention competition medals across Asia and Europe, according to the university.
Friday, February 15, 2013
People in the tens of thousands waited in a long line in front of the Taipei World Trade Center Exhibition Hall for the first ever Taipei International Comics and Animation Festival, yesterday.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Taipei's Department of Civil Affairs (DOCA, 民政局) has released a list of religious activities in temples across Taipei taking place from Chinese New Year until the Lantern Festival.