Taipei

臺北市,通稱臺北(俗字寫作台北;臺灣話:Tâi-pak;客家話:Thòi-pet),簡稱「北」,是中華民國首都暨直轄市,臺灣六都之一。 --來自 維基百科


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2016/02/24 | TNL 編輯

Upside-Down House in Taipei Draws Limelight

The Upside Down House exhibition in Taipei features an upside-down house decorated in American country style and furnished with real-size tables and chairs stuck to the ceiling. Since its debut, the house has attracted thousands of visitors and drawn international attention.

2016/01/06 | Shih Yuan

Charging for Scooter Parking in Taipei City Raises Controversy

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je indicates that the government will not administer the policy to all the scooter parking spaces in the city in the next two years. Ko says that if scooters are a cheaper and more convenient mean of transportation, no one would want to take public transportation, so it is necessary to improve the efficiency of public transportation before dealing with the problems of motorcycles.

2015/12/21 | Kenzo

Taipei Mayor Reflects on The Past Year

Ko says, each of his policies makes his supporting rate drop, such as charging off-street parking fee, canceling the rule of using YouBike for free during the first 30 minutes and canceling gift money for the elderly on a traditional holiday that celebrates the spirit of respecting the elderly. Ko says he will not lose the courage to do what he should do even if it will make his supporting rate decline.

2015/11/27 | Yang

Five Cities in Taiwan Fight for Taiwan's Identity in International Organization

The mayor of Kaohsiung, along with Taichung, Tainan and Taipei, signed the letter of protest to the secretary general of ICLEI. As mentioned in the letter, Kaohsiung and the other four cities work hard to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and have made good achievements. There is no reason for the cities to accept the mistake made by ICLEI, which may disrupt the friendship between both sides.

2015/09/20 | Yang

E-bikes Banned from Sidewalks and Cycle-ways Starting in October

Since the highest speed of e-bikes can go up to 25 km/h and bear a huge difference with pedestrians and bicycles, e-bikes will be banned from sidewalks and cycle-ways in Taipei City for safety concerns.

2015/09/18 | Kenzo

Taipei Named Most Dangerous City in the World

Taipei, Tokyo and Seoul were named the three most vulnerable cities when facing global disasters. If adding on the scale of economic loss of accidents or natural disasters, Taipei estimates a loss of US$ 181.2 billion, becoming the most vulnerable city in the world.

2015/08/19 | 阿Ken

Livability Rate Declining; Taipei Ranks 60th Safest City in the World

The average livability rate has decreased by 1 percent since 2010, mainly because the stability (and safety) rate has declined by 2.2 percent.

2015/08/18 | Shih Yuan

Taipei City Joint Wedding Opens Up to Same-sex Couples

The second joint wedding in Taipei City this year is scheduled to be held on October 24 and will be the first time same-sex couples are allowed to attend.

2015/08/09 | Yang

After Typhoon Soudelor; What's More Important than Crooked Mailboxes?

The heavy rain and strong winds in Taipei City broke the record of damaged trees and turned the city into a disaster area. At least 4,000 trees in parks and on the roadside snapped or fell down.

2015/08/06 | Yang

Taiwanese Invents Ecological Method of Paving Roads

The technology allows rainwater to flow into a water tank and lets it evaporate and radiate heat during warmer weather. This prevent floods and improves the urban heat island effect.

2015/08/05 | Zou Chi

Taipei City to Increase the Price of School Lunches

Taipei Mayor Ke Wen-zhe has decided to increase the price of lunches to provide better quality food.

2015/07/21 | Yang

On Contact Lenses; Taipei Mayor says, 'The law isn't a reference‘

The Mayor of Taipei says the requirement of prescriptions for buying contact lenses was already issued in 1975, and since the Ministry of Health and Welfare has made a statement, the city government should follow through.