Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Thousands of worshippers flocked Tuesday to a controversial “holy pig” festival in Taiwan which sees the carcasses of giant overfed swine on display, a custom deplored by animal rights campaigners.
A detective from the New Taipei City Police Department died Tuesday after falling unconscious in a rice paddy in neighboring Taoyuan while chasing a wanted fugitive, according to the department.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Taichung's Hoya Resort Hotel Wuling (武陵富野渡假村) announced yesterday that they would be temporarily closing their doors after a number of patrons caught norovirus (諾羅病毒) from infected resort employees during their stay.
Hung Tzu-yung (洪慈庸), the sister of late Army Cpl. Hung Chung-chiu (洪仲丘), whose suspicious death led to mass protests back in 2013, announced yesterday that she will be holding a press conference in Taipei on Tuesday, Feb. 24 to officially address rumors of her intention to run for a legislative seat.
Monday, February 23, 2015
Former NBA star Yao Ming arrived Sunday in Kinmen on his first visit to the Taiwanese outlying island county.
Chinese tourists in Taiwan will soon find another layer of convenience when a popular cash-only Taipei night market begins accepting UnionPay cards (銀聯卡).
Sunday, February 22, 2015
A Taiwan-based TransAsia Airways (復興航空) plane yesterday reported a malfunction and returned to Taipei Songshan Airport shortly after takeoff., 1 Comment
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Traditional puppet shows have always been popular in Taiwan, but as they are performed in Hokkien, this form of entertainment has been mainly favored by grassroots people who speak that dialect.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Kaohsiung Prison Deputy Warden Lai Zheng-rong (賴政榮) held a press conference yesterday to refute a media report that a seventh inmate was involved in last week's hostage crisis.
The Taiwan's Acelon Chemicals & Fiber Corporation met international standards on the carbon footprint of five products earlier this month.