Monday, July 14, 2014
Taipei has been selected as one of the finalists for the C40 & Siemens City Climate Leadership Awards, which recognize cities that have successfully implemented projects to tackle climate change, Taipei environmental officials said Sunday.
The New Taipei City Junior Chorus was named the winner of the Children's Choir category at the eighth World Choir Games, also known as “the Olympics for Choirs,” that concluded Sunday in Riga, Latvia.
Japan's decision last week to lift a ban on the use of “collective self-defense” is a first step in a bid to revise the longstanding U.S.-Japan security cooperation treaty this year, an official of a Taiwanese think tank with ties to the major opposition party said Tuesday.
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Friday, July 11, 2014
The Criminal Investigation Division of the Taipei City Police Department (臺北市政府警察局刑事警察大隊) yesterday interviewed a man who posted a message on his social media page that warned of an upcoming attack on the Taipei Metro.
The Chinese-language United Evening News yesterday reported that of six pilots who operated the three Boeing AH-64 Apaches during the Republic of China Military Academy (ROCMA, 中華民國陸軍軍官學校) graduation ceremony on June 16, one was an unqualified pilot in training, adding one more mark to the negative track record of the choppers., 1 Comment
Police in Hualien were accused of abuse of power after detaining a 73-year-old woman for more than eight hours.
The Taiwan Soka Association (TSA) started a summer camp in Alishan yesterday, led by lively college volunteers who hope to give kids who live in rural areas an unforgettable summer.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) yesterday said that the city's proposed treasury bonds (市庫券) would receive higher interest rates on savings without risk, adding that they could become a new outlet for the government's financial adjustment, as well as a target for personal investments for private citizens.
A 17-year-old girl surnamed Hsu allegedly killed her 3-year-old stepsister with a knife in Linnei Township (林內鄉) of Yunlin County (雲林縣), Yunlin police said, noting that after being questioned by prosecutors, the case is being transferred to a juvenile court for review.