Tuesday, December 16, 2014
A Taiwanese woman is being investigated for allegedly killing a senior citizen, also from Taiwan, in Japan earlier this month, the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office said Monday.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
A Kaohsiung man was discharged from E-Da Hospital in the city Wednesday after recovering from gastric bypass surgery to help reduce his weight.
Monday, December 8, 2014
Kaohsiung police yesterday arrested a 38-year-old suspect, surnamed Liu, in connection with the killing of a 60-year-old retired female teacher, surnamed Kao, whose body was found in her car on Dec. 3. Liu has previously been convicted of fraud.
Friday, December 5, 2014
An 18-year-old woman suspected of devising a plan to kill her husband in order to receive insurance payouts was released by the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office yesterday. The woman was let go without bail after prosecutors' investigations resulted in insufficient evidence to prove her guilty.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
The Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office investigated members from a campaign team that allegedly bought votes on behalf of an anonymous city councilor candidate the night before election day.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
A candidate for a Kaohsiung city government seat in the Nov. 29 elections crashed his car into Kaohsiung City Hall Monday to protest what he described as the local government's making things difficult for members of his family.
Sunday, November 2, 2014
Kaohsiung police arrested fugitive Sun Kuo-kai and three others on Oct. 30 while they were partying with female escorts. Police said Sun is well known in north Kaohsiung and is known to possess many weapons.
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Kaohsiung residents will be able to turn the pests that have spread dengue fever in the southern Taiwan city into an asset, as the city plans to reward those who have caught the most mosquitoes by Saturday.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan said Wednesday that more than 6,000 dengue fever cases have been reported there so far this year, the highest number in the country.
Friday, October 3, 2014
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) yesterday announced the discovery of 4.6 kilograms of heroin at Kaohsiung International Airport, and the subsequent arrest of two female Malaysian suspects.1 Comment
Friday, September 19, 2014
Due to hot and humid weather in Kaohsiung this summer, an outbreak of dengue fever in the southern city has continued to worsen, accounting for the majority of 2,000 cases reported across the nation, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Tuesday.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The mercury in Kaohsiung soared to 37.6 degrees Celsius Monday, a record high since the southern Taiwan city started keeping weather data 82 years ago, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
Friday, September 12, 2014
Scholars yesterday criticized several government agencies, especially the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW, 衛福部) for concealing that they discovered a duck with dioxin in its system in Kaohsiung City (高雄市) in July.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊) said yesterday that she indeed called in a masseur on the night of the deadly gas explosions in the southern city, but said she did not use the service as she was busy communicating with her aides as the incident unfolded.