A court on Monday ordered a man suspected of masterminding an illegal nationwide gambling operation that accepted bets on results of the Jan. 16 presidential and legislative elections be detained and held incommunicado after he failed to raise the NT$5 million (US$151.000) needed to make bail, according to the Taoyuan District Prosecutors Office.
A Taiwanese woman was stopped by police at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Wednesday with NT$16.6 million (US$508,158) in cash concealed in her luggage, airport police said.
A young unmarried couple in Chungli, Taoyuan City was referred to prosecutors for investigation Monday for allegedly abandoning their five-month-old child, police said.
Taiwan's aviation police said Tuesday they are looking for the suspects who broadcast pornography on TV monitors in a passenger lounge at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on Monday.
Two foreign passengers died at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on Saturday, but the causes of death were not immediately clear.
Taoyuan City Mayor Wen-Tsang Cheng (鄭文燦) said that this year's Land Art Festival Forum will focus on "Actions on Instilling Value to the Local Cultural Landscape" this year and for the first time, Taoyuan will bring in six international artists into the community to globalize the city, creating a new Land Art Festival.
A Thai laborer working at the Linkou Thermal Power Plant died in an industrial accident Tuesday.
Taoyuan City Government has recently launched a film as part of a campaign to prevent domestic violence.
A 17-year-old boy was arrested on homicide charges Friday after allegedly killing his younger brother accidentally by punching him too hard in the abdomen in a fight over an iPhone, police in Taoyuan said Friday.1 Comment
Heavy rains hit on Sunday afternoon, resulting in water overflowing in several locations and a few accidents.