An eight-year-old boy whose name was not revealed due to privacy issues fell into a 15-meter deep ravine in the northern county of Miaoli, but was found to be "miraculously" unharmed, rescuers said Sunday.
Miaoli Magistrate Liu Cheng-hung lent his support Monday to the government's removal of the protesters who had broken into the Executive Yuan the night before.
The four Dapu households which won a court battle against the Ministry of the Interior (MOI) regarding the Ministry's decision to demolish their houses yesterday headed to the MOI and pleaded for the government to drop further applications for an appeal.
Miaoli Magistrate Liu Cheng-hung (劉政鴻) said yesterday that the recent court ruling on the government's handling of the Dapu (大浦) project may have negative implications for Taiwan's economic development.4 Comments
The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) wishes to create a "win-win" situation regarding the Dapu incident, and therefore will wait until it receives an official court verdict, discusses the matter with the Miaoli County Government and will then make a final decision, Interior Minister Lee Hong-yuan (李鴻源) said yesterday.
An institute for the disabled in Miaoli County recently drew attention when its chairman, Chou Pen-chi (周本錡), was alleged to have abused residents over a significant period of time.