Wednesday, February 12, 2014
The functions of Kaohsiung City's mass rapid transit stored-value card will be expanded from Thursday, allowing its use for small payments at supermarkets and electronics and convenience stores throughout southern Taiwan, one of the participating companies said yesterday.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
The Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village (FACV, 九族文化村), a famous amusement park in Nantou County (南投縣), allegedly experienced a gas explosion yesterday, causing six injuries suffered by two employees and four tourists. The FACV denied the incident was the result of a gas leak.
Several cultural and historical workers went to Keelung Harbor to protest the demolition of the West Third Wharf and Depot (西三碼頭), yesterday.
Monday, February 10, 2014
American author Hugh Howey, who has penned the popular science fiction trilogy WOOL, told his Taiwanese readers on Saturday that his visit to the Taipei 101 skyscraper made him feel bad about what he put his characters through.
Sunday, February 9, 2014
Police have arrested a teacher in connection with the killing of a musical instrument store owner in Kaohsiung.
Around 1.74 million people used the Taipei Metro on average each day last year, setting a record high in the rapid transit system's 18-year history, according to the latest ridership statistics.
The second phase of a project to expand the local airport serving the outlying islands of Kinmen County has been completed, according to airport officials, with the new area expected to be open for use in June.
The southern county of Yunlin got a good start to the Year of the Horse, bringing in some 700,000 visitors and generating NT$200 million (US$6.60 million) over the Lunar New Year holiday, the county government reported Saturday.
Saturday, February 8, 2014
A lack of blood supply is causing difficulties for Taipei's blood services after the Chinese New Year holidays.
Friday, February 7, 2014
Environmental organizations expressed concern over a new road across a black-faced spoonbill wintering area at a panel meeting held by the Kaohsiung City Government yesterday.