Friday, November 13, 2015
Taiwan's reputation as a country known for being largely friendly to outsiders was bruised yesterday as a video showing a local man verbally assaulting a foreign national on the Taipei Metro went viral. Following police questioning yesterday, the case has been sent to the Taipei District Prosecutors Office, where the local man could face charges for defamation.35 Comments
A batch of firearms has been confiscated while two suspects were arrested during raids in New Taipei City earlier this week, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Nearly 40 percent of Taipei City civil servants and Taipei municipal school teachers said they want to quit their jobs, an in-house poll conducted by Taipei City Hall showed.
Monday, November 9, 2015
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said yesterday that the "1992 Consensus" has been unable to resolve the issues plaguing cross-strait relations.
Saturday, November 7, 2015
A violent shootout and car chase ended with police arresting five suspected kidnappers yesterday in New Taipei City, according to local media.
Friday, November 6, 2015
A man, surnamed Huang, fatally shot his two elder brothers in the head before taking his own life, allegedly after quarrelling over a disputed inheritance, said local police yesterday.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Two police officers in New Taipei have been detained and held incommunicado on suspicion of taking bribes from a landfill operator engaged in illegal dumping of waste soil on a farm near the habitat of a young Siberian white crane, the Jinshan police precinct said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Fruit vendors at Shilin Night Market, one of Taipei's popular tourist attractions, came under the spotlight again Tuesday as a government minister said the "pests" who overcharge foreign visitors must be exposed.
Taipei riverside bike path has been selected as one of Taiwan's 10 best classic cycling routes based on an online poll and a panel of judges in a competition organized by the country's Sports Administration.
The Taiwan Water Corp. (TWC, 台灣自來水公司) released details on the blood screening it offered residents exposed to water from old lead pipes in Miaoli, Hualien and Yilan.