Friday, April 18, 2014
The Taipei City Government hotline received a call Wednesday from an unknown male who held a 20-second conversation in which he threatened to assassinate the president prior to hanging up.
The arrival of pop art in the mid-20th century signified a blurring of lines between so-called low culture and high culture, again calling the definition and value of art into question.
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday urged the Japanese government to properly handle the issue of comfort women — thousands of Taiwanese nationals were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military during World War II.
Ruling party and opposition legislators yesterday lashed out at each other over the high school course adjustment at a public hearing.
A son recently saved his mother's life when he reacted quickly to her text messages.
Chiung Yao (瓊瑤), a popular romance novelist and TV drama producer based in Taiwan, accused Monday the scriptwriter of a drama series being aired on China HuNan TV of plagiarizing her work “Plum Blossom Scar. (梅花烙)”
Top mobile carrier Chunghwa Telecom Co. has teamed up with Sony Mobile Communications to offer more 4G LTE-enabled phones and tablets ahead of the planned launch of Taiwan's 4G network in the second half of the year.
Saturday will mark the beginning of a series of events centered on birds of prey to coincide with the peak of their migration season, offering a rare look at grey-faced buzzards and Chinese sparrow hawks.
Environmentally minded organizations will set up a “green market” of 60 booths over the weekend to encourage sustainable consumption ahead of Earth Day, organizers said Thursday.
Far Eastern Air Transport (遠東航空) was set to launch two regular non-stop routes this week to link the central Taiwanese city of Taichung with Shijiazhuang and Taiyuan in North China.