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Barngetuny Improves New Taipei City Marathon Course Record Barngetuny, not to be confused with the well-known former steeplechaser of the same name, made a strong surge just after 30km and was out on his own over the last 10km on the undulating course before crossing the line well inside the former mark of … Read more…

TAIPEI CITY GOVERNMENT: KMT hints Ko using 'hitman' to attack it through ex … The Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) says Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) has appointed a “hitman” to his Clean Government Commission in a bid to hurt the KMT. KMT spokesperson Charles Chen (陳以信) pointed to remarks by author and commission … Read more…

Foreign journalists call on Taipei City gov't to nix press self-ID plans TAIPEI, Taiwan — The Taiwan Foreign Correspondents' Club (TFCC) has called on the Taipei City Government and the Taipei City Police Department to refrain from issuing any advisory, guideline, or regulation encouraging members of the press to … Read more on China Post

Singaporean lauds Taipei as paragon of city cleanliness A Singaporean community leader on Saturday said that the city-state could learn from Taipei when it comes to keeping its streets clean, praising the Taiwanese capital for its cleanliness. William Wan, general secretary of the non-profit Singapore … Read more on Taipei Times

Vietjet announces special flight for HCM City – Taipei route On scheduled flight days, Vietjet will depart from Ho Chi Minh City at 2.30pm (Vietnam time) and arrive in Taipei at 6.55pm (Taiwan time). Coming in the other direction, a flight will take off in Taipei at 8pm (Taiwan time) and arrive in HCM City…

Majority of New Taipei City councilors against nuclear power plants: survey He said that 40 of 66 councilor-elects opposed the postponements — about 60 percent of New Taipei City councilors — 32 of which are of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP); four are of the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT), one of the Taiwan … Read…

New Taipei City food firm using industrial gypsum TAIPEI, Taiwan — Lu-Chia Foods Company (盧佳食品公司) in New Taipei City is under investigation after it was discovered that the company added industrial gypsum powder, which is commonly used in chemical engineering, to make tofu pudding; the firm … Read more on China Post

Family won't intervene in Taipei city management: KMT candidate 7 (CNA) Sean Lien, the Kuomintang's mayoral candidate in Taipei, vowed Friday that none of his family members will be allowed to get involved in city management if he is elected mayor in the Nov. 29 local election. Speaking at a two-hour televised … Read more…