Wednesday, November 19, 2014
One in every nine students in Taoyuan's elementary and junior high schools has a foreign-born parent, the county government reported Monday, saying that the figure is a sharp rise from the 2.1 percent recorded ten years ago.2 Comments
Thursday, October 16, 2014
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) yesterday dismantled a Taoyuan-based health supplement fraud operation following the arrest of 9 suspects, including its ringleader.
Monday, October 6, 2014
The Taoyuan County government hosted a family day event Sunday for its population of foreign workers, most of who are from the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Following a popular display that drew over 2 million visits since its opening, Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman's "Moon Rabbit" sculpture was destroyed in a fire in Taoyuan Monday.1 Comment
Monday, September 8, 2014
A giant white rabbit sculpture on display at the 2014 Taoyuan Land Arts Festival in northern Taiwan attracted large crowds Saturday, the first day of the three-day weekend, the organizers said.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
The 2014 Taoyuan Landscape Art Festival will kick off in the county's Dayuan Township today, featuring a "Moon Rabbit" created by Florentijn Hofman, the Dutch artist whose "Rubber Duck" created a sensation in Taiwan last year.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Taoyuan City has the largest number of temples dedicated to Tu Di Gong, the earth god in Chinese folk religion, in proportion to its population in Taiwan.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Domestic waterski and wakeboard lovers yesterday called on the government to relax current regulations and allow more water areas, including reservoirs, to be accessed for training and competition purposes.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) will perform an exercise at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport designed to intercept the arrival of travelers suspected of being infected with the Ebola virus, a senior CDC official said Tuesday.
Monday, August 11, 2014
A soldier caught spying on female colleagues with hidden cameras at the Army Commander Headquarters will be expelled, according to a general.
Saturday, August 9, 2014
A U.S. national yesterday afternoon publicly apologized to a bus driver in front of a police station in Taoyuan after recently verbally abusing the driver on a bus.10 Comments
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Yang Chih-chieh (楊智傑) and the relatives of a girl who allegedly committed suicide held a press conference yesterday, questioning the investigation of the Taoyuan District Prosecutors Office (TDPO) into the girl's death, as well as the judgment of the Taoyuan District Court (TDC).
Thursday, August 7, 2014
A 58-year-old man, surnamed Ho, who was arrested on Aug. 3 in Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport while trying to smuggle drugs into the country, died yesterday in hospital.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
A foreign bus rider was exposed yesterday by fellow Taiwanese passengers as having abused the driver of his bus after the driver allegedly refused to stop the vehicle when the foreigner rang his stop bell after the bus had reportedly passed his intended station.18 Comments