Three Injured in Road Rage Stabbing

Two men and one woman were sent to hospital for treatment after one of the men went berserk with a knife during a road rage incident in Taipei City’s Xinyi District this morning, June 13. The driver of an Infiniti, 61 year-old Mr Ren, entered Zhongpo Road from a side-street, forcing 45 year-old Mr Zhou, who was driving a Mercedes Benz, to change lanes to avoid a collision. The two drivers stopped next to each other at a red light

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Smoking Ban Goes Into Effect in Xinyi District: First Fines Issued

Picture: Central News Agency A smoking ban announced earlier this year went into effect October 1, and the first tickets were issued today, Tuesday, November 1, in Taipei City’s Xinyi District. The month of October was treated as a grace-period, where violators were given warnings about the about the impending fines. Today, the first tickets were issued. As of 5:30PM, a total of 57 violations had been recorded. Fifty-one people were issued tickets for smoking outside of the three designated

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