Wednesday, October 29, 2014
The Taiwan High Court on Tuesday upheld a prison sentence of three years and 10 months against film director Chang Tso-chi (張作驥), who was convicted in a lower court of sexual assault, according to Taipei prosecutors.
Monday, October 27, 2014
Smoking is now banned at all stops along Taipei's 13 bus-only lanes, with violators facing a maximum fine of NT$10,000, the city's health officials said yesterday.
New Taipei police launched an investigation Sunday after the headless bodies of four kittens were found discarded in a bush behind a temple on Tamsui District's thronging Old Street.
An elementary school teacher, 30-year-old Liu Chin-chun (劉錦駿) established a scholarship fund at Jui-ping (瑞平) elementary school where he served before he died of nasopharynx cancer in March, the Central News Agency (CNA) reported yesterday.
Friday, October 24, 2014
Wu Chih-yang (吳志揚), chief of Taoyuan County, has a 23-point lead over his opponent in the run-up to Nov. 29 local elections, according to the results of a survey released Thursday.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
A Taiwanese man and two of his Vietnamese tenants were killed and two others were injured in a fire that broke out early Tuesday morning in a three-story apartment building in Taipei, authorities said.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Taipei mayoral candidates Sean Lien (連勝文) and Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday continued to work hard for their mayoral campaigns, appearing at different locations in hopes of seeking more backers to secure the position of Taipei mayor.1 Comment
The president of the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) on Saturday (South African Standard Time) handed over the World Design Capital (WDC) baton to a Taipei official, signaling that the WDC spotlight will now fall on Taipei.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien (連勝文) yesterday released his labor policy, which promises unemployment benefits for first-time job-seekers and more protection for dispatched workers.
Friday, October 17, 2014
A new office under the Cabinet that will be responsible for food safety will become operational next week, government spokesman Sun Lih-chyun (孫立群) said Thursday, amid a series of food scandals that have triggered widespread concerns over the safety of local food products.