Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Six young firefighters perished in the line of duty in the early hours of yesterday morning while trying to fight a blaze at a bowling alley located in Taoyuan's Xinwu District.2 Comments
Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) was blasted by netizens yesterday due to his Facebook posts concerning a fire that killed six young firefighters.
Saturday, January 3, 2015
Taoyuan police has recently arrested two Malaysians and a Taiwanese suspects in connection with a cross-border heroine-smuggling ring, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has announced.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Police arrested two suspects and seized over 83 kilograms of processed and semi-processed illicit drugs during a raid in the northern county of Taoyuan on Dec. 12, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has announced.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The Taoyuan mayor-elect's proposed review of the Taoyuan Aerotropolis project could delay completion of the airport's third runway by six months to a year, according to the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC).
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Taoyuan International Airport Corporation Ltd. (TIAC, 桃園國際機場公司) yesterday announced that it has been selected by the Airports Council International (ACI), the only global trade representative of the world's airports, to be a board member in its Asia-Pacific branch, which means TIAC is entitled to the right to speak and vote regarding various international airports' management policies in the future.
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