A large-scale roadside banquet featuring various dishes made with local ingredients was held in Taichung on Sunday in an effort to restore consumer confidence in local foods following a series of food scandals.
A 14-year-old student who was abducted in the central city of Taichung on Wednesday afternoon has been rescued by police and his kidnappers arrested while they attempted to collect the ransom, police said yesterday.1 Comment
A dancer from Belarus, who has overstayed his visa in Taiwan, was detained in Taichung recently for drug use and may be deported, police authorities said Sunday.1 Comment
Taichung has won the bid to host the debut East Asian Youth Games in 2019, event organizers announced yesterday.
Taichung Mayor Jason Hu (胡志強), who is seeking re-election, opened his campaign headquarters Sunday with a ceremony that was attended by ruling Kuomintang (KMT) heavyweights, such as Vice President Wu Den-yih and Premier Jiang Yi-huah.2 Comments
Taichung has received the nod from the central government for the construction of a cable car system running through central city's scenic mountain areas, officials said yesterday.2 Comments
The Taichung District Prosecutors Office yesterday indicted former Taiwan Water Co. (TWC, 台水) Chairman Hsu Hsiang-kun (徐享崑) on charges of corruption for unlawfully authorizing time extensions to a construction company on a contract project in exchange for NT$5 million in bribes.
A police officer and a robbery suspect were shot during a nighttime arrest in Taichung, yesterday.1 Comment
A Taichung police officer was sentenced Wednesday to three months in prison, suspended for two years, for publishing offensive posts on his Facebook page that included cursing activists taking part in a massive protest rally between March and April against Taiwan's trade-in-services agreement with China.
Police yesterday arrested two suspects surnamed Lin and Cheng in Pingtung and Yulin who allegedly kidnapped and killed billionaire Shih Chia-chin (施家金).1 Comment