Saturday, November 28, 2015
The Lehua night market (樂華夜市) in New Taipei's populous Yonghe District might be closed after the Supreme Administrative Court ruled that the business permit for vendors -- issued by the local government three years ago -- must be withdrawn because the issuance procedure was flawed.
Friday, November 27, 2015
A scuffle between two groups early yesterday morning in the glitzy eastern district of Taipei City, which included local entertainers, continued minutes after both parties were released from police questioning hours later. Six of the twelve involved in the fighting were again taken into police custody for starting the second altercation., 1 Comment
Angela Hou, dean of the Office of International Education (OIE) at Fu Jen Catholic University, invited Daniel Lee from the National Education Radio to give a speech on the importance of being an exchange student when studying in college, said the university.
Thursday, November 26, 2015
Former New Taipei Deputy Mayor Hsu Chih-chien (許智堅), two of his family members, and four people related to two construction firms engaged in bribery, were prosecuted by the Taipei District Prosecutors' Office Wednesday for violating the anti-corruption act.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) intends to cancel added police patrols traditionally conducted during the Lunar New Year holiday period, city police officials told city councilors at a news conference yesterday.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
World surfing champions such as Taylor Jensen and Chelsea Williams are part of the 70-odd surfers from around the world who have been attracted to the 2015 Taiwan Open of Surfing that will take place in Taitung County in eastern Taiwan, which boasts stable and beautiful waves that are recognized by the World Surfing League (WSL) as among the best in the world.
New Taipei City unveiled a Christmas tree billed as the world's first to use 360-degree light sculpture projection technology on Friday, Nov. 20.
Monday, November 23, 2015
A helicopter tasked with cleaning utility pylons became tangled up with high-voltage power lines before crashing on a hillside in New Taipei City yesterday, killing both pilots on board.
Sunday, November 22, 2015
A research team from National Cheng Kung University's (成功大學) College of Medicine said Monday it has gained insight into how exposure to industrial plasticizers can lead to low testosterone levels and possibly infertility in males.
The Taichung City Government and a local civic group said Friday they will jointly launch a one-day "meals on wheels" activity that will involve inviting members of the public to deliver meals to senior citizens and the disabled.