Saturday, January 2, 2016
Ridership on the Taipei metro system on New Year's Eve and early New Year's Day exceeded 3 million passengers, breaking the previous record, Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC) said Friday.
A police officer was slightly injured while subduing and arresting a knife-wielding man on an MRT train in New Taipei on Friday, officials said.
Friday, January 1, 2016
The New Taipei City Pingxi Lantern Festival, kicking off in February, will present breakthrough visual designs, featuring illustrations as the main visuals to convey the heartwarming image of sky lanterns, according to government officials., 1 Comment
Thursday, December 31, 2015
The National Tainan Girls' Senior High School in Tainan, Southern Taiwan had to call off a plan to present a commemorative graduation certificate Thursday to a 93-year-old who was forced into sexual slavery by Japanese forces during World War II, the school said Wednesday.
A suspect surnamed Hung (洪), who is believed to be responsible for a murder nine years ago, was recently arrested in New Taipei City, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) has announced.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Keelung City police apprehended a suspect on Monday for allegedly setting up a skimming device and pinhole camera on a post office's automatic teller machine (ATM).
Work on a 1,000-bed regional teaching hospital in New Taipei started Monday, with the facility expected to open in 2020 to bolster the city's inadequate medical resources.
Friday, December 25, 2015
Transportation restrictions for Taipei's Xinyi District will start at 7 p.m. on New Year's Eve and will be implemented in three stages through the night, Taipei City's Department of Transportation (DOT, 交通局) announced on Wednesday.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
An armed fugitive took three students hostage in Taitung, resulting in a standoff with police that was still ongoing as of press time on Monday, Dec. 21.
Eight members of a gang that allegedly sells drugs and firearms in New Taipei were recently busted, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) has said.