Monday, December 22, 2014
Taipei Mayor-elect Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) led a boot camp yesterday for his newly assembled team of government-ranking officials, where he said that honesty is the first thing he expects from them.
New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu reiterated a proposal on Sunday that would put a possible constitutional amendment on improving government accountability to a referendum in 2016 in tandem with a national election.
From today, fuel prices will dip NT$1 further, meaning the lowest gasoline prices in five and a half years: NT$26.4 per liter for 95-octane unleaded gasoline and NT$22.9 for diesel.
A new Jay Chou music video featuring Taiwanese singer Ariel Lin has garnered more than 2.6 million views since its YouTube debut on Thursday to promote the king of pop's 13th studio album set to be released on Boxing Day.
“Scholars” of classical subjects took part in the fourth annual Tainan Reading Classic Examination on Sunday in the city seen as Taiwan's traditional cultural capital.
Liushidan Mountain in Hualien County and the Arctic were named by Taiwanese travelers as their dream destinations at home and abroad, according to the results of a poll released by travel agency Lion Travel Service Co. on Friday.
An approaching cold air mass will likely send the mercury down again beginning Sunday, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Saturday.
Taiwan's Tai Tzu-ying advanced to the women's singles final of the US$1 million Badminton World Federation's Dubai World Superseries Finals on Saturday with a victory over world No. 4 Saina Nehwal of India.
One criminal case was reported every 1.7 minutes in Taiwan in the first 11 months of the year, a slight increase from the same period last year, according to the Ministry of the Interior.
A Christmas celebration was organized yesterday afternoon by the Atayal Organization in front of the Wulai Atayal Museum (烏來泰雅民族博物) on the main street of the Aboriginal cultural hot spot.