A ‘project’ as big as KL city in Sabah but with no approval

“We checked with City Hall and found there’d been no submission to the local authority for a project this size in the area ... Burj Al Khalifa in Dubai, Taipei 101, Eiffel Tower in Paris and Tokyo Tower. Strangely, according to their master plan ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan powers up to prevent more blackouts

Taiwan is taking steps to beef up its power grid and boost electricity supply, even as investigations continue into an islandwide blackout more than two weeks ago. In his first comments since the Aug 15 outage, the worst in two decades, the energy bureau's ... ( read original story ...)

Taipei Day Trips & Excursions

See one of the seven wonders of Asia, the Taroko Gorge, on a full-day tour led by a local guide. Take a train ride on your own to Hualien from Taipei to see ... Travel to the remote mountain town of Pingxi, renowned for its annual Sky Lantern Festival. ( read original story ...)

Canada drops U18 baseball World Cup opener in extras to Taiwan

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Canada had the winning run in scoring position in the bottom of the 10th but couldn’t take advantage in a 7-6 loss to Taiwan on Friday night in the opener of the WBSC under-18 baseball World Cup. Tied 5-5 after nine innings, Taiwan ... ( read original story ...)

Games over, will Universiade mascot Bravo live on?

However, Bravo was spotted entering an employment services office in downtown Taipei on Friday to fill out a job search form - marking the launch of a new campaign by the city's Department of Information and Tourism to keep its pet project alive. ( read original story ...)

After Taiwan stop, fugitive Red Bull heir’s path a mystery

BANGKOK -- With the clock about to run out on a hit-and-run charge, the whereabouts of an heir to the Red Bull energy-drink empire accused of killing a Bangkok police officer five years ago are unknown. The fugitive, whose family is worth billions, has ... ( read original story ...)