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Monday, September 30, 2013
Taiwan -- 25 injured due to Miaoli tourist coach overturning in mountains
Twenty-five passengers suffered injuries of various degrees after their tourist bus overturned on a mountain highway in Miaoli County yesterday.
Sunday, September 29, 2013
Taiwan -- Hundreds attend deceased Dapu protester's memorial service
A memorial ceremony for the late private property rights activist Chang Sen-wen (張森文) was held yesterday at the site where his property was demolished by the government, and was attended by hundreds of his supporters who turned out to give their condolences to his family.
Sunday, September 22, 2013
Almost 40 dogs found abandoned in a public cemetery in Miaoli County on Friday have all found new owners, according to a neighborhood watch leader who arranged the adoptions.
Taiwan -- Abandoned dogs in Miaoli find new owners
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Taiwan -- Miaoli magistrate confronted over Dapu man's death
The magistrate of Miaoli County was confronted by angry family members of a man who died yesterday in a suspected act of suicide two months after the local government demolished his pharmacy to make way for a public project.
Sunday, August 18, 2013
Taiwan -- Dapu protesters toss eggs over demolitions
Around 1,000 protesters bombarded the Miaoli County Government Building with eggs, paintballs and ghost money to vent their anger over the forcible demolition of four private houses in Dapu Village and some undesirable development projects launched by the county government, before winding up a "Guard Miaoli Concert" on Friday night.
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Supporters of Dapu residents whose homes were demolished against their wishes by Miaoli County Government (苗栗縣) splashed paint on the Miaoli County magistrate's home yesterday, with four of the protesters later being arrested.
Saturday, July 6, 2013
A demonstration by residents of Dapu, Miaoli County continued into its fourth day, with protesters showing their support for local residents while expressing dissent over the government's supposed plans to demolish and confiscate their homes.
Friday, July 5, 2013
Taiwan -- Vice President Wu announces halt to Dapu demolition
On the third day of a protest by Dapu residents, Vice President Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) yesterday announced a halt to the forced demolition of their homes, which had been slated for today.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Taiwan -- Lawmaker leads charge against turbines
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Lin Shu-fen (林淑芬) led protesters from Yuanli Village (苑裡鎮), Miaoli with a petition against the InfraVest Wind Power Group (英華威公司) during a press conference yesterday, calling for the Group's wind turbine projects to be relocated due to safety concerns.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
A man died on the weekend after walking backwards to take a photo and falling out of a window at a resort in Miaoli County.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
The Taiwan High Court yesterday sentenced a man to six years in prison for raping a foreign woman who he had employed as a domestic helper.
Miaoli County has launched an initiative to develop a business zone near the future Miaoli high speed rail station, construction of which is under way, and plans to auction off rights to develop the site next year, a real estate agent said Wednesday.
Sunday, July 8, 2012
Taiwan -- Google photo gives judge standing to hold man responsible for accident
A judge has used a Google Maps image showing an unleashed dog to hold a man responsible for his neighbor's bicycle accident.
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Monday, July 2, 2012
Taiwan -- University student confesses to murdering coed
Police formally identified yesterday a 22-year-old male student of Miaoli City's National United University (聯合大學) as the suspected Murderer of a female college graduate. The man, who is surnamed Lin, faces investigation by prosecutors on the charges of murder and sexual assault.
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