Wednesday, March 19, 2014
The Taipei City Municipal Conference passed the “Taipei City Floor Space Ratio to Payment Application Autonomous Regulation for Urban Planning” (台北市都市計畫容積代金施行自治條例) regulation yesterday, promising a more efficient system that will benefit the general Taipei City populace.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Two young Hong Kong women allegedly involved in a high profile case of theft and vandalism were placed in detention Monday following their arrest the previous day.
A senior high school teacher was arrested Sunday for sending threatening emails to Chinese activist Wang Dan (王丹), the Hsinchu City Police Bureau said Monday.
When police in the southern city of Kaohsiung pulled over a speeding motorcyclist Sunday, they did not expect they would end up escorting him to his destination and help him save a life.
Monday, March 17, 2014
Taipei's Freedom Square lived up to its name Sunday, when groups supporting and opposing legalization of same-sex marriage held separate rallies in support of their respective causes., 11 Comments
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin will present his vision to build smart and sustainable infrastructures for Taipei residents at a round-table lunch with the European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) on March 20.
Sunday, March 16, 2014
Tens of thousands of gourmet food lovers on Saturday flocked to the Taipei International Bakery Show to sample sweets, check out the latest trends in the food industry, and show support for Taiwanese bakers vying in a world pastry championship.
The Tainan Old-Town Marathon is set for its eighth installment on March 16. Known as one of the most significant events in the south of Taiwan, the marathon serves as a sports and tourism event, attracting runners worldwide to journey to the area annually, with NT$100,000 up for grabs for the winners.
Police in Pingtung County raided hotels and guesthouses on suspicion of holding illegal drugs Friday night ahead of several high-profile music events in the southern county.
A head-on collision in the eastern county of Taitung Saturday left a flatbed truck driver dead and injured 16 passengers on a tour bus, including 14 Chinese tourists, local police said.