Tuesday, December 8, 2015
A two-day international conference on dengue fever prevention and control jointly sponsored by Taiwan and the United States opened on Monday in Tainan, the part of Taiwan hardest hit by the outbreak of the disease this year.
The mass rapid transit (MRT) system in Kaohsiung is forecast to generate earnings of NT$80 million this year and is likely to break even next year, according to the Kaohsiung Rapid Transit Corp.'s (KRTC) estimation.
Monday, December 7, 2015
A picture book and photo book featuring a young Siberian white crane that accidentally migrated to a northern Taiwan wetland last December will be launched next month to mark the first anniversary of the presence of the rare bird.
Ahead of the arrival of International Anti-Corruption Day on Dec. 9, the Taipei City government has established a website to promote the fight against corruption, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je said Wednesday.
Sunday, December 6, 2015
Taipei's metro system has decided to move English language announcements ahead of local dialects to facilitate the travel of foreign visitors, Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC) said yesterday.
Saturday, December 5, 2015
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Grand Hyatt Taipei and the start of the Christmas season, for the first time Grand Hyatt Taipei hosted its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony outside, at the hotel's exterior fountain yesterday evening.
Friday, December 4, 2015
Bird watchers and enthusiasts can find a feast along Taipei's riverside cycling paths, where wild birds of the Anatidae family, red-tailed shrikes, kestrels, and white egrets have been arriving since late September, a spokesman for the city's Hydraulic Engineering Office said Thursday.
Thursday, December 3, 2015
A shooting incident outside the house of a couple, both of whom worked at a local cable television station, left one dead and the other injured yesterday evening in Chiayi County, with the suspect still on the loose as of press time., 1 Comment
A Taiwanese woman was stopped by police at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Wednesday with NT$16.6 million (US$508,158) in cash concealed in her luggage, airport police said.
In recent weeks, bird watchers in the Penghu Islands have been amazed to find an influx of various species of migratory birds in the intertidal zone and Chong Guang Dike on the main island of Makung, which has become a popular bird watching site in winter., 1 Comment