Monday, March 2, 2009
The son-in-law of John Hsuan, vice chairman emeritus of United Microelectornics Corp. (UMC), died in a motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon. He was 33.2 Comments
Tuesday, February 3, 2009
A woman refused to get out of a car for three days until her boyfriend paid to repair the strap of her brand name Gucci bag which he accidentally tore, police in Miaoli County said yesterday.11 Comments
Saturday, January 24, 2009
Construction on a Hakka culture park in northern Taiwan's Miaoli County got under way yesterday and is scheduled to be completed in 2011.1 Comment
Monday, December 22, 2008
Spanish tenor Jose Carreras thrilled a packed audience of over 50,000 at the Miaoli County Stadium on a warm November evening this year, in the kind of show that is rarely seen in the predominantly agricultural county in north-central Taiwan.
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
A pregnant mother in Miaoli City did not win the top prize at a local mahjong tournament, but she was more than happy to have a healthy baby girl delivered and settled with the second prize in the competition.
Monday, December 15, 2008
The ruling Kuomintang will start picking a candidate this week to run for the legislative seat vacated by lawmaker Lee E-ting, with his wife Chen Luan-ying as a key contender.
Thursday, December 11, 2008
The Taichung branch of the Taiwan High Court upheld yesterday the ruling of the Miaoli District Court to nullify the election of Legislator Lee E-tin of the ruling Kuomintang on grounds that Lee had used vote-buying schemes to win the election in January.
Thursday, December 4, 2008
The Miaoli county government has decided to earmark a budget of NT$70 million (US$2.09 million) to allow elementary school students in the northern county to attend free after-school classes from next February, county officials said yesterday.
Thursday, November 13, 2008
A swarm of bees attacked a group of mountain hikers in Miaoli County and injured four of them with stings, including one woman victim who lost consciousness.
Saturday, August 23, 2008
Miaoli Magistrate Liu Cheng-hung publicly commended a bus driver yesterday, who in the thick of July’s tropical storm Kaimaegi lent a hand to a struggling neighbor.