Wednesday, February 19, 2014
As the government implements construction work to make Kaohsiung's railway go underground, Minister without Portfolio Yang Chiu-hsing (楊秋興) said commute time between Taipei and Kaohsiung may be reduced to four hours.
The office of a Taoyuan County Government official was searched Tuesday for allegedly accepting favors from certain businesses in return for using his influence in bidding projects.
A newborn koala has died despite two months of efforts to save its life, the Taipei Zoo said yesterday.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Several Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) legislators held a press conference yesterday to accuse New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) of involvement in illegal acts involving contracts entered into by the New Taipei City Government.
Kuomintang (KMT) Luchu Township Representative Wang Kui-fen (王貴芬) yesterday said in a court session that she was so stressed that she could not control her emotions and slapped a female nurse in the face in public, noting that she is willing to apologize and reconcile with the nurse.
Sports and modeling celebrities yesterday showed up at the pre-race press conference for the upcoming 2014 Taipei Standard Chartered Charity Marathon to express their support for the event.
Monday, February 17, 2014
Taipei 101's lighting promotion service formally ended at 10 p.m. last night, with the final words “love you” and “good night” scrolling across the iconic building in Chinese characters at 9:55 p.m.
Shortly after they were reported missing by their parents, five teenagers were found by Hsinchu police yesterday.
As temperatures rose and the rain ceased, visitors flocked to the Taipei Lantern Festival as the event drew to an end yesterday.