Wednesday, November 27, 2013
The Taipei City Secured Small Loans Services (台北市動產質借處) yesterday announced that it will be offering complementary appraisal services to the public in commemoration of its 61st anniversary.
Starting late next year, individuals, businesses and groups can apply to register websites with a “.taipei” suffix to show their location or affiliation with Taiwan's capital, Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin announced yesterday.
Yunlin County in southern Taiwan announced yesterday that a series of art exhibitions it held across the county's 13 districts in nine townships were part of a cultural festival to help attract visitors.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) caught three suspects who smuggled ketamine, listed as a Category Three drug, in Chiayi County.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
A man and two women committed suicide Monday by burning charcoal indoors at a well-known Taipei hotel, police said.
As northern Taiwan gears up for another visit from the oversized Rubber Duck installation, the central city of Taichung is due for a visit by giant Teddy bears — about 100 of them.
Travelers old and young lined up Sunday for a free ride on the Taipei metro system's Xinyi Line, crowding into trains and packing platforms as more than 250,000 riders moved between the new line's seven stations on the first day of operation.
Businesses in close proximity to stations on the newly launched MRT Xinyi Line experienced significantly higher visitor traffic yesterday, and expressed a generally upbeat attitude about future business prospects.
Monday, November 25, 2013
Thousands of people on Sunday flocked to Taipei City's mass rapid transit system to ride the newly-inaugurated Xinyi Line, which extends MRT travel from downtown areas of the city to Xiangshan, near Elephant Mountain, on the outskirts.
The first giant panda cub born in Taiwan is healthy and set to make her public debut in January, a zoo official said on Sunday, after panda mania has swept the island in recent months.