Sunday, March 16, 2014
Tens of thousands of gourmet food lovers on Saturday flocked to the Taipei International Bakery Show to sample sweets, check out the latest trends in the food industry, and show support for Taiwanese bakers vying in a world pastry championship.
The Tainan Old-Town Marathon is set for its eighth installment on March 16. Known as one of the most significant events in the south of Taiwan, the marathon serves as a sports and tourism event, attracting runners worldwide to journey to the area annually, with NT$100,000 up for grabs for the winners.
Police in Pingtung County raided hotels and guesthouses on suspicion of holding illegal drugs Friday night ahead of several high-profile music events in the southern county.
A head-on collision in the eastern county of Taitung Saturday left a flatbed truck driver dead and injured 16 passengers on a tour bus, including 14 Chinese tourists, local police said.
Saturday, March 15, 2014
Friday, March 14, 2014
Following the upload of a video to YouTube of a white Porsche blocking an on-duty ambulance, the owner of the vehicle has come forward to admit that he was the one behind the wheel, after initially claiming that a car wash employee was driving without his permission., 3 Comments
The second round of an outdoor exhibition featuring 1,600 paper giant pandas will return to Taipei Friday and is expected by the organizers to attract large crowds again.
A nurse at a hospital in eastern Taiwan has invited accusations of privacy violation for posting photos of a heart surgery patient on her Facebook page., 1 Comment
Taipei 101's spokesman was eager to talk up the landmark building's super-fast elevator after the distinctive feature was listed in a CNN article as one of the world's “12 elevators you need to see to believe.”
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
The Splendor Hotel in Taichung offered an apology yesterday for miscommunication with dissatisfied customers who had not gotten their share of all-you-can-eat lobsters at the hotel's restaurant.