Sunday, October 9, 2011
CPC Corp. Taiwan, a state-run oil company under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, plans to set up three liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage tanks at Taichung Harbor with at a total cost of NT$18.5 billion over the next six years to facilitate natural-gas power generation, Economic Minister Shih Yen-hsiang said yesterday.
Thursday, October 6, 2011
A mega rock opera will be among the highlights of the Republic of China's National Day celebrations in Taichung that will mark the country's 100th birthday in just five days.
The Taichung Customs Office has collected NT$318.42 million in luxury tax on imported high-class sedans delivered at the Taichung Harbor as of the end of September, according to statistics released by the office yesterday.
Monday, October 3, 2011
Two men in central Taichung City were arrested yesterday for attacking a woman and her daughter living in the same neighborhood with an electroshock gun. The men also severely harmed the woman, who sustained serious bruises all over her body.
Saturday, October 1, 2011
Under the command of prosecutor Chiang Chung-yih (蔣忠義), 80 officers from the Ministry of the Interior's Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) and Taichung police yesterday arrested the suspected leader and 14 members of a violent criminal ring that allegedly preys on insolvent or defaulting debtors in central Taiwan.
Friday, September 30, 2011
A female centenarian in Fengyuan District of the central city of Taichung has never used the national health insurance card since the card was inaugurated 17 years ago, making her the only centenarian to see the record in Taiwan, according to the Bureau of National Health Insurance (BNHI) under the Cabinet-level Department of Health.
Monday, September 26, 2011
As one way to cut costs and be more eco-friendly, Taichung councilors yesterday proposed making their budget books digital by next year, local media reported yesterday.
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Taichung Mayor Jason Hu yesterday condemned violence after an assault on a female city employee by a knife-wielding ex-boyfriend during office hours.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
A suspect killed a high school girl with a cleaver early yesterday morning in central Taichung and then committed suicide, according to police. Police said they are still investigating possible causes for the homicide.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Legislator Chien Chao-tong (簡肇棟) of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) announced yesterday his resignation as a lawmaker in the face of possible charges of involuntary manslaughter and attempting to run after hitting and killing a pedestrian.1 Comment