Wednesday, June 5, 2013
The southern Taiwan port city of Kaohsiung began construction yesterday of a planned circular light rail line, part of its mass rapid transit system.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Students from National University of Tainan Affiliated Primary School (南大附小) plan to launch a campaign to save Taoyuan's diminishing algal reef by sending 200 letters to President Ma Ying-jeou, according to local reports.
Taichung councilors yesterday urged the Taichung City Government to create greater exposure for the city by putting on display the large-scale inflatable duck created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, while another councilor urged city officials to hire Hu Ting-ting (胡婷婷), daughter of Taichung Mayor Jason Hu (胡志強), as a city ambassador., 3 Comments
Kuomintang (KMT) Councilor Wang Hong-wei (王鴻薇) yesterday urged the Taipei City Government to stop planting cherry blossoms in the city, as Taipei's geographic and weather conditions are not suitable for cherry blossoms.
The family of a doctor who suffered serious brain damage after being hit by a drunk driver last Tuesday has decided to donate her organs, local media reported yesterday., 2 Comments
Monday, June 3, 2013
The Taipei City Government announced yesterday that all food samples covering more than 70 items offered at the night markets and by food vendors have passed strict safety tests and officials assured consumers of food safety in the capital city.
A hall dedicated to promoting the image of Hubei as a “Home to Wonders” was set up in Kaoshiung today to introduce the tourist and cultural attractions of China's Hubei province to locals, according to a press release issued by Lion Travel, organizer of travel tour packages.
Sunday, June 2, 2013
An hot air balloon festival that attracted 880,000 visitors last year got off the ground in Taitung County on Saturday, with 20 balloons from different countries participating.
Saturday, June 1, 2013
A hot air balloon featuring the global smash-hit computer game Angry Birds will make its world debut in eastern Taiwan at a hot air balloon festival, the event organizers said yesterday.