Thursday, January 14, 2016
The administration office of Taijiang National Park in Tainan, one of Taiwan's nine national parks, was officially launched Wednesday displaying art installations featuring oyster shells and driftwood.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Tuesday that he has ordered an investigation into his close aide Hung Chih-kun's (洪智坤) alleged involvement in a bribery case.
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said former mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) could "go to hell" (去死一死) with regard to his alleged ignorance of the MeHAS City (美河市) complex corruption scandal, Tuesday. Hau said he would not rule out filing a lawsuit in response to Ko's public criticism, local media reported.
All offices of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States, according to a press release by the AIT.
A national lantern competition being held as part of the 2016 Taiwan Lantern Festival has drawn more than 800 entries, the Taoyuan City Government said.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Workers were busy installing a new automated teller machine (ATM) at the Tainan Rende branch of King's Town Bank Monday after robbers ripped out one of the ATMs and made off with about NT$4.11 million (US$122,925) in cash in the early hours of Sunday.
Two fifth graders from Kaohsiung said Monday that their motivation for inventing an award-winning selfie stick that can be operated single-handedly was to make the popular gadget more convenient to use.
Monday, January 11, 2016
Taoyuan airport police said they intercepted a Hong Kong man who was attempting to smuggle NT$12.47 million (US$372,839.8) from Taiwan to Hong Kong on Sunday.
Police are continuing to investigate an ATM theft that occurred early Sunday morning at a local bank in Tainan, according to the police.
Sunday, January 10, 2016
The second phase of a project to build a new bridge over the Tamsui River in New Taipei City began Saturday, bringing the construction a step closer to its anticipated completion in 2020.