Thursday, October 30, 2014
The management of Formosa Plastics Corporation's (FPC, 台塑) Liu Ching (六輕) factory yesterday said an accident that resulted in three factory workers being injured on Oct. 21 was not an explosion but was caused by the carelessness of contract workers.
The post office on Wednesday urged dog owners to control their pets when postal workers are delivering the mail and also keep themselves calm during confrontations between postal workers and dogs after a postman was attacked by a dog owner last week.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺), Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌), and New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) yesterday broke ground for the MRT Wanda-Zhonghe-Shulin Line during their attendance at the project's Phase I construction initiation ceremony., 1 Comment
The Taiwan High Court on Tuesday upheld a prison sentence of three years and 10 months against film director Chang Tso-chi (張作驥), who was convicted in a lower court of sexual assault, according to Taipei prosecutors.
Monday, October 27, 2014
Smoking is now banned at all stops along Taipei's 13 bus-only lanes, with violators facing a maximum fine of NT$10,000, the city's health officials said yesterday.
New Taipei police launched an investigation Sunday after the headless bodies of four kittens were found discarded in a bush behind a temple on Tamsui District's thronging Old Street.
An elementary school teacher, 30-year-old Liu Chin-chun (劉錦駿) established a scholarship fund at Jui-ping (瑞平) elementary school where he served before he died of nasopharynx cancer in March, the Central News Agency (CNA) reported yesterday.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Taichung has won the bid to host the debut East Asian Youth Games in 2019, event organizers announced yesterday.
Friday, October 24, 2014
Wu Chih-yang (吳志揚), chief of Taoyuan County, has a 23-point lead over his opponent in the run-up to Nov. 29 local elections, according to the results of a survey released Thursday.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan said Wednesday that more than 6,000 dengue fever cases have been reported there so far this year, the highest number in the country.