Monday, August 31, 2015
More than 6,000 ducks on a poultry farm in Chiayi County in Southern Taiwan were culled because epidemic prevention authorities detected the H5N8 avian flu virus in dead ducks at the farm.
Taiwanese tennis player Chuang Chia-jung and her Chinese partner Liang Chen fell at the last hurdle at the Connecticut Open on Saturday, losing the women's doubles final in straight sets 3-6, 1-6 to Julia Goerges and Lucie Hradecka.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Bus services will be resumed on the Suhua Highway after an ongoing project to improve the highway is completed in 2017, Transportation Minister Chen Jian-yu said Saturday.
A Taiwanese suspect has been arrested by local authorities for allegedly forging a fake United Nations passport as part of a fraud scheme to scam a local NGO out of NT$5 million in funds, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) has announced.
A research team at Academia Sinica, Taiwan's leading academic research institution, has identified active molecules that may be critical to the formation of aerosols and acid rain.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Former Keelung City Council Speaker Huang Ching-tai (黃景泰) was found guilty for violating the Anti-Corruption Act by embezzling approximately NT$9 million of council funds yesterday after an eight-month trial.
The Taipei-Taoyuan airport metro line will be unable to open its services to the public until at least March 2016 because of technical problems and construction delays, transport authorities announced yesterday.
Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu yesterday outlined a proposal emphasizing the need for government-business partnerships in creating relevant skillsets as a way to reduce the nation's youth unemployment problem., 1 Comment
Rain is likely across Taiwan through next Thursday due to moisture-bearing winds from the southwest, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Friday.
More than 90 percent of parents are in favor of delaying school start times so that children can get more sleep, according to the results of a survey released by a local magazine.