Tuesday, December 23, 2014
YouBike, Taipei's public bicycle rental system, opened six more automated rental kiosks in Taipei Monday, bringing to 196 the total number of such stations in and around the city.
Taipei City's Department of Information and Tourism Commissioner to-be Chien Yu-yen (簡余晏) yesterday said Taipei Mayor-elect Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) had said during yesterday's staff meeting that the fate of the debated Zhongxiao West Road bus lane would be decided tomorrow.
A graduate student at National Taipei University of Technology earned an award Monday for inventing a device that collects water from an air conditioning unit to spray mist that keeps temperatures cool while preventing the room from losing humidity.
Monday, December 22, 2014
Taipei Mayor-elect Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) led a boot camp yesterday for his newly assembled team of government-ranking officials, where he said that honesty is the first thing he expects from them.
A Christmas celebration was organized yesterday afternoon by the Atayal Organization in front of the Wulai Atayal Museum (烏來泰雅民族博物) on the main street of the Aboriginal cultural hot spot.1 Comment
The two fishermen who disappeared after a boating accident on Dec. 19 remained unaccounted for following a day's search in Yehliu, New Taipei.
Sunday, December 21, 2014
A wellness facility boasting three-in-one services — health management, cosmetic medicine and hot spring spa — opened in Taipei Saturday.
An increasing number of people are encountering the problem of getting “locked out” from using their EasyCard (悠遊卡) when boarding different buses. Many residents probably don't pay attention to the different types of buses in the Greater Taipei area and their different number systems. However, those who fail to swipe their card when alighting from some buses may have their card locked, as their prior journey may have been registered as incomplete.
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Taipei Mayor-elect Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday released his second update of cabinet members, affirming the positions of 16 department directors and commissioners to much criticism.2 Comments
Friday, December 19, 2014
Ko Wen-je's (柯文哲) former municipal advisor Yen Hung-ya (閻鴻亞) led a group of cultural enthusiasts to the office of Taipei's mayor-elect yesterday to protest against the alleged upcoming appointment of Ni Chung-hua (倪重華) — Taiwan's “godfather of live concerts” — as head of Taipei's Cultural Affairs Department.2 Comments