Day: January 13, 2020

Taipei Metro plans to launch new fare scheme on Feb. 1

| January 13, 2020 | | 0

Taipei-Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC), which operates the Taipei Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system, said on Monday that it is planning to implement a new fare scheme on Feb. 1, which is aimed at rewarding …

Kinmen’s Jincheng selected as Taiwan’s classic town

| January 13, 2020 | | 0

Taipei-Jincheng Township in the island county of Kinmen has been selected as one of Taiwan's 30 classic towns for 2020, the county government said Monday.

Jincheng is the second town in Kinmen to have received …

Young KMT members urge party to review position on China policy

| January 13, 2020 | | 0

Taipei-The heavy defeat suffered by the Kuomintang (KMT) in Saturday's presidential and legislative elections has sparked calls for internal reforms and a review of its stance on relations with China from its younger members.

The …

PHOTO ESSAY / Funeral motorcade held for Black Hawk victims

| January 13, 2020 | | 0

A funeral motorcade drove through Taipei on Monday to honor the eight servicemen, including the nation's top military officer Chief of the General Staff Shen Yi-ming (???), who died in a UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter …

Total take-home pay up in Taiwan but regular wages stagnant

| January 13, 2020 | | 0

Taipei-Taiwan's workers saw their total earnings adjusted for inflation rise in the first 11 months of 2019 from a year earlier despite real wages remaining at a level seen in 2003, according to figures from …

Premier Su Tseng-chang to stay in post

| January 13, 2020 | | 0

Taipei-Su Tseng-chang (???) will continue to serve as the country's premier after President Tsai Ing-wen (???) asked him to remain in the post earlier in the day, a Presidential Office spokesman said Monday.

Tsai asked …

Taiwan Lantern Festival to feature giant tree-themed main lantern

| January 13, 2020 | | 0

Taipei-The centerpiece of the 2020 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Taichung next month will be a huge tree-themed lantern inspired by folklore, the Tourism Bureau said Monday.

The main display, Tree of Light, will be 15-meter-tall …

CAL, EVA flights canceled due to volcanic eruption in Philippines

| January 13, 2020 | | 0

Taipei-Taiwan's two biggest carriers, China Airlines (CAL) and EVA Airways (EVA), canceled their flights between Taoyuan and Manila on Monday due to the eruption of a volcano near the Philippine capital that has caused temporary …

Cold weather envelops northern Taiwan Monday

| January 13, 2020 | | 0

Taipei-The weather turned cold and rainy in northern Taiwan on Monday, particularly in Taipei and Yilan, with the arrival of a cold air mass, while snow fell in parts of the country above elevations of …

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