Saturday, July 26, 2014
Former Taoyuan Deputy Magistrate Yeh Shih-wen (葉世文) and Farglory Group Chairman Chao Teng-hsiung (趙藤雄) were indicted on corruption charges yesterday for their involvement in a bribery case, with the latter released on bail of NT$30 million.
A line of trees about 500 meters away from the crash site of Flight GE222 is suspected to be the aircraft's point of impact, the Aviation Safety Council (ASC) revealed yesterday.
TransAsia Airways (復興航空) Chairman Vincent Lin (林明昇) yesterday visited a funeral home in Penghu to pay tribute to the families of the victims who passed away in the crash of Flight GE222 that caused the deaths of 48 passengers and injured 10 people.
Pope Francis offered condolences late Thursday to the families of the victims of Flight GE222, which crashed in Taiwan's outlying Penghu island chain Wednesday night, killing 48 of the 58 people on board.
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday visited one of the Flight GE222 accident survivors at MacKay Memorial Hospital (馬偕醫院) in Taipei and requested that the Ministry of Transportation and Communications strengthen its aviation safety measures.
Almost three-dozen pharmacies are being investigated for allegedly having defrauded the National Health Insurance (NHI) program out of more than NT$70 million, government investigators said yesterday.
The Pingtung County Police Bureau (PCPB) yesterday revealed details of a double-homicide/suicide in Checheng, Pingtung.
CPBL Chairman Huang Zhen-tai (黃鎮台) yesterday announced his resignation from his Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL, 中華職業棒球大聯盟) post, likely a result of the controversy surrounding the broadcasting rights for the CPBL.
Taiwanese-American basketball star Jeremy Lin (林書豪) will wear the No. 17 jersey as a Los Angeles Lakers guard in the new NBA season, a change that he described as an exciting “fresh start.”
The National Immigration Agency (NIA) recently held the 2014 NIA Volunteers Recognition Ceremony, in which NIA Director-General Mo Tien-hu (莫天虎) publicly lauded eight exemplary volunteers, encouraging their contribution toward multiculturalism and human rights.