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.
For its turn hosting the annual Taiwan Lantern Festival, the central county of Nantou is putting local craftsmanship on the center stage starting with a soft opening today.
The Taiwan Water Corp. (TWC) is going to mark its 40th anniversary this coming Saturday at its Taichung Branch, and the corporation welcomes people to join the celebration.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Unemployment in Changhua County fell in 2013 to 4 percent, the second lowest in the country, thanks to a series of successful employment service programs for job seekers, the county government reported yesterday.