Taipei MRT Circular Line begins operation, free rides until Feb. 29

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Circular Line, or Yellow Line, officially started operation on Friday (Jan. 31), with passengers able to ride free of charge until the end...

Taipei MRT Circular Line officially opens on Jan. 31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first section of Taipei's much-anticipated new Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Circular Line, or Yellow Line (code Y), is going to begin official operations on Jan. 31. ...

Map of new Taipei MRT Circular Line now up

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC) on Monday (Jan. 20) uploaded the official new map for Taipei's mass rapid transit (MRT) which now includes the Circular Line, or ...

Section 1 of MRT Circular Line likely to open by month-end: Mayor Hou

New Taipei Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) said Sunday his government is hoping that the first section of the Circular Line in Taipei's mass rapid transit (MRT) system will officially begin operations befor...

Free rides on Taipei MRT Circular Line start Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first section of Taipei's much-anticipated new Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Circular Line, or Yellow Line (code Y), is slated to open to the public on (Sunday) Jan. 19...

Taipei MRT Circular Line to face inspection Jan. 5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei’s latest Mass Rapid Transit line, the Circular or Yellow Line, will not be ready by the end of this year, but an inspection has been scheduled for Jan. 5, the...

1st section of Taipei MRT Circular Line set to operate by year-end

The first section of the Circular Line of Taipei's mass rapid transit systems is scheduled to start operations by the end of this year, the Department of Transit Systems of New Taipei City said Fr...

Truck driver indicted on 23 counts in motorcyclist deaths

LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — A pickup truck driver accused of causing a collision that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire has been indicted on 23 charges saying he negligently caused the deaths and...

Report: Driver in crash that killed 7 bikers was on drugs

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A federal inspection report says the driver involved in a crash that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire was on drugs and reached for a beverage just before colliding with...

Big rain and big wreck leads to Haley's 1st career Cup win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Teeth chattering, hands shaking, stomach churning, Justin Haley anxiously waited for NASCAR to pull the plug on a rain-wrecked weekend at Daytona International Speedway. ...

Kipnis' triple, Naquin's defense lead Indians past Tigers

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis hit a tiebreaking triple in the eighth inning, right fielder Tyler Naquin made a game-saving play in the ninth, and the Cleveland Indians held on for a 7-6 win over the D...

Army base in central Taiwan open to civilians on March 30 with performances

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Hsinshe Army Aviation Base (龍翔營區) in Taichung City will be open to visits from civilians on March 30, with a slew of performances to entertain visitors, according to a news rel...

New rules could have helped Woods on 17th hole at Sawgrass

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods could have avoided the water on his second attempt to the island-green 17th under the new Rules of Golf. Instead, he hit a second shot into...

Puck and player tracking gets TV test at All-Star Weekend

Twenty-three years after Fox's glowing puck made its debut, the NHL's next big technological advancement will be on display this weekend during All-Star festivities. NBC will showcas...

Drunk BMW driver going wrong way kills Vietnamese woman in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A drunk driver with an astronomical blood alcohol level of 0.97 late last night (Jan. 9) smashed his BMW into a Toyota, killing a Vietnamese immigrant woman inside, reported Ap...