Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Former Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) yesterday said she would pursue administrative remedies if the New Taipei City nuclear referendum is overruled by the Executive Yuan on Thursday.
The Taipei government yesterday announced that the city is striving for the honor of 2016 World Design Capital (WDC), noting that an application was submitted to the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) on April 30.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
The Taipei City Hakka Cultural Park is inviting both local residents and tourists from abroad to visit and enjoy the rich culture and traditions of the Hakka people.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) said yesterday that the Taipei City Government will not lift its ban on the slaughtering of fowl in traditional markets even if the H7N9 influenza outbreak abates.2 Comments
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Taipei prosecutors yesterday said they will investigate claims made by a magazine that three Taipei city councilors may be involved in the Twin Towers bidding scandal, a charge that all three have rejected.
The Maokong Gondola will be closed from May 13 to 31 to undergo annual maintenance, the Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) announced yesterday.
Taipei city councilors lashed out at the city government on Tuesday for spending NT$15 million of taxpayers' money to apply for a designation given by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) — an honor the city may not even qualify for.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The number of visitors to Taipei Zoo has remained stable despite fears over a possible H7N9 avian flu outbreak, zoo officials said Monday, adding that it has stepped up efforts to prevent contact between visitors and the birds.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
The British Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan (BCCT, 台北市英僑商務協會) held its first ever Corporate Social Responsibility Recognition (CSR) and Idea Sharing Charity Dinner at the Sherwood Hotel in Taipei yesterday.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Hollywood superstar Will Smith is scheduled to arrive in Taipei Thursday, along with his 15-year-old son Jaden, to promote their new film “After Earth,” Sony Pictures said yesterday.