Saturday, July 4, 2015
Taipei - The death toll from the June 27 colored powder blast at a New Taipei water park may increase as more than 200 seriously injured people still remain in intensive care units, a doctor warned Saturday.
The Central Weather Bureau (CWB, 中央氣象局) warned of sporadic showers in Southeastern Taiwan from Sunday as the newly formed Tropical Storm Linfa (蓮花) nears the Taiwan coast.
A 15-year-old boy was stabbed yesterday in the MRT concourse of Taipei Main Station at around 1 p.m., sustaining a wound on the right side of his upper torso.
Likely Kuomintang (KMT) 2016 presidential candidate and Deputy Legislative Speaker Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) stirred controversy by stating that she "could not say the R.O.C. exists" while defining her cross-strait policy in a television interview on local television Thursday.
The purpose of commemorating the Second Sino-Japanese War is not to boast about the Republic of China's victory, but to remember the realities of war, President Ma Ying-jeou said at the opening ceremony of a commemorative exhibition yesterday.
I-Mei Foods Co. Ltd. (義美食品) was reported by the Taoyuan Department of Public Health yesterday to have stored mislabeled and expired food products in its factory in Nankan, Taoyuan after a late-night investigation on July 2.
Yang Hui-min's (楊惠敏) action in delivering a national flag to Chinese troops besieged by invading Japanese at a warehouse in Shanghai in 1937 was driven by her strong patriotism and bravery, according to the late heroine's son.
A 20-year-old college student who suffered burns to 55 percent of his body in Saturday's fiery explosion at a water park in New Taipei has released a video message of hope and encouragement to his friends, family and others going through the same ordeal.