Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) yesterday announced that the prolonged construction difficulties of the “Taipei Twin Towers” (雙子星) will be resolved, with the project no longer up for bids from development companies.
A 106-year-old man was released from a northern Taiwan hospital Tuesday after a successful appendectomy, making him the hospital's oldest patient to have undergone the operation.
Monday, October 13, 2014
One of the deceased victims of the recent shipwreck off the coast of Penghu (澎湖) sacrificed his life to save passengers onboard late on Friday, testimony from reports on the incident shows.
Two persons drowned Saturday in an accident that occurred during an open water lifesaving training session for firefighters in Miaoli County, the county's Fire Bureau said.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
The election office of Sean Lien (連勝文), the ruling party's Taipei mayoral candidate, said that Lien will utilize Taipei's medical facilities and tourist attractions to develop Taipei's medical tourism industry., 1 Comment
Saturday, October 11, 2014
A maritime accident occurred last night, as the Taiwan Ocean Research Institute vessel Ocean Researcher V sank in waters southeast of Penghu, with 8 crew members still missing as of press time., 1 Comment
Friday, October 10, 2014
The Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival, the largest film festival in Taiwan, will open Nov. 6, showcasing some 180 films from around the world.
A proposal by the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) to establish marine links that passes waters near Taiwan's outlying Kinmen County will depend on a national security assessment, Transportation Minister Yeh Kuang shih said Thursday.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
New York-based Victoria Cruises signed a letter of intent with Changhua County Tuesday to invest in a bay development project at the Changhua Coastal Industrial Park, according to the central county's government.
Monday, October 6, 2014
The Kinmen Fisheries Research Institute returned 500 large-scale lesser-breams, an endangered fish species, to an ecological pond in the Kinmen Botanical Garden in the presence of dozens of elementary school students, the outlying island county government said Friday.