Monday, January 12, 2015
A Taiwanese student at National Taiwan University (NTU) has gained international recognition as part of a research team whose work has been published in the latest edition of the prestigious Science journal.
Sunday, January 11, 2015
National Taiwan University said Saturday it plans to rejuvenate a 200-year-old waterway that crosses underneath the campus by introducing water from a river and recycled rainfall.
Saturday, January 10, 2015
A large chicken farm in Pingtung County (屏東縣) has experienced a serious outbreak of H5N2 bird-flu, infecting 120,000 chickens, with the Council of Agriculture (農委會) saying that it received a report about the bird-flu outbreak on Wednesday that led it to immediately start taking samples., 1 Comment
Officials from Taichung and neighboring county governments on Friday promoted various package tours to Central Taiwan coinciding with the upcoming Taiwan Lantern Festival, hoping to attract more visitors to the region.
Friday, January 9, 2015
Taipei City Police Department Xinyi Police Precinct Chief Lee Teh-wei (李德威) submitted his application for retirement yesterday, a move that has been widely speculated to have been to avoid further verbal castigation from Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲).
Interior Minister Chen Wei-zen (陳威仁) said yesterday that Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te's (賴清德) refusal to attend city council meetings violates the Local Government Act (地方制度法).
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Tainan City Speaker Lee Chuan-chiao (李全教) said yesterday that if he is found guilty of vote-buying during the city councilor and speaker election, he will withdraw from politics.
The Taipei Zoo's 18-month-old giant panda Yuan Zai was adjusting well to her new lifestyle after starting a life apart from her mother on Wednesday, according to the zoo.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said yesterday that he has tasked the Taipei City Department of Civil Affairs with the establishment of a communications hotline with Taipei City borough chiefs.
The Taipei Language Institute (TLI) will hold an event to celebrate its 60th anniversary this Saturday, according to a TLI press release.