Monday, November 24, 2014
Pan-green independent Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said that he chooses to believe in the innocence of his campaign staff member, Peng Sheng-shao (彭盛韶), while there is no proper evidence stating otherwise.
State-run CPC Co. (中油) yesterday announced that the price of gasoline and diesel will be cut by NT$0.4 per liter, effective at midnight.
Prosecutors in the outlying island county of Kinmen said Sunday that they have questioned a National Quemoy University student on suspicion of handing out cash to 20 students at the school on behalf of a city council candidate aiming to secure support ahead of the Nov. 29 election.
Election fever intensifies in run-up to Nov. 29
Central Taiwan's first opera house opened Sunday with a grand ceremony to inaugurate what Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai called “the pride of Taichung.”
A Taiwan-born Canadian developer has launched a new messaging app that lets users see what people on the other side of conversations are writing as they type, and he has plans to launch it in Taiwan in the coming months.
The majority of single people in Taiwan are interested in meeting potential marriage partners though matchmaking services, with teachers, flight attendants and civil servants among those most eager to participate, according to an online survey.
Taiwan's top university took the dominant role this past Wednesday when it gave a firm “no” to students who wanted to start a school-sanctioned club centered on BDSM, the broad range of erotic practices mostly identified with bondage and dominance role-play.
Taiwanese flat panel manufacturers AU Optronics Corp. (AUO) and Innolux Corp. are likely to see their net profits rise thanks to the depreciation of the Japanese yen and a subsequent drop on the cost of importing raw materials from Taiwan's northern neighbor, according to business analysts.
A couple surnamed Yeh (葉) drowned after rescuing their two drowning sons at a beach in Budai Township (布袋鎮), Chiayi County, yesterday.