Friday, March 27, 2015
A travel center designed to cater to foreign tourists has been established in historic Daxi Township (大溪鎮) in northern Taiwan's Taoyuan City (桃園市) as part of the country's efforts to promote travel to local townships, officials said Thursday.
The Pingtung County Government has teamed up with Line to hold the first Color Rice Field Art Festival on March 28, where Line Friends will be showcased on a field.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
The sinking of a research ship off the coast of Taiwan's Penghu Island late last year was due to human error, the Maritime and Port Bureau (航港局) said Wednesday.
A suspect surnamed Chang has recently been questioned by prosecutors over her alleged involvement in an apartment rental scam, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday announced the establishment of the Taipei City Joint Center for Project Contract Outing and Purchasing, a department that will handle all city government construction dealings openly, so as to eradicate corrupt practices.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday responded to a same-sex couple who asked the mayor to act as a witness during their marriage ceremony should Taipei's City Government authorize their application., 3 Comments
Taichung Mayor Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) announced Monday that the city's existing bus rapid transit (BRT) system will be replaced by "optimized dedicated bus lanes" that will start operation July 8.
A luxury hotel was fined NT$300,000 (US$9,563) by Taipei City's government on Sunday for an incident when a pedestrian was injured by tiles falling from the facade of its building.
The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) said Monday that it remains positive about the future of Taichung's controversial bus rapid transit (BRT) system following a decision by the local government earlier in the day to convert the BRT lanes into dedicated bus lanes that can also be used by normal city buses.
A major wine importer based in New Taipei was busted for selling counterfeit French red wine that netted the company a profit estimated at NT$100 million (US$3.19 million) over the past five years, the Investigation Bureau (調查局) said Monday., 3 Comments
Police arrested one suspect and seized over 2.4 kilograms of semi-processed illicit drugs during a raid in Chiayi City on Thursday, March 19, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has announced.
Monday, March 23, 2015
A cyclist from Poland broke his own Guinness world record on Sunday by climbing 3,139 steps up the Taipei 101 skyscraper on a bicycle.
The Tainan government conducted on Saturday an unannounced operation removing statues of late President Chiang Kai-shek from the city's schools., 2 Comments
Kenyan runners dominated the 2015 New Taipei City Wan Jin Shi Marathon held on Sunday in Wanli District, with Eluid Kiplagat Barngetany and Gladys Kipsoi winning the men's and women's races and the other two podium spots in the men's race also going to Kenyans.