Saturday, May 30, 2015
An 8-year-old school girl surnamed Liu yesterday sustained a severe injury to her neck when a 29 year-old man named Kung Chung-an (龔重安) assaulted her with a knife within the premises of the victim's school, yesterday.
The Taoyuan District Prosecutors Office on Friday charged 8 suspects including Wu Shang-chen, former head of the Xinwu branch of the Taoyuan Fire Department, for violation of the Anti-Corruption Act for tampering with safety inspections leading to the deaths of 6 firefighters in January.
Friday, May 29, 2015
Nantou County Magistrate Lin Ming-chen (林明溱) yesterday said that the county will appeal a state-ordered NT$2.66 million compensation payment to the family of the late Chang Po-wei (張博崴), a victim of a hiking incident in 2011.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The family of a scooter rider who previously accused the Honduran ambassador of a hit-and-run over a traffic accident earlier this month has apologized to Ambassador Rafael Fernando Sierra Quesada on Monday., 2 Comments
Officials from Taipei's Bureau of Civil Affairs (政府民政局) recently held a meeting with governing members of Taipei's famed Longshan Temple (龍山寺) on the issue of whether joss sticks should no longer be used, for the sake of the environment., 2 Comments
Fuchun Tea Manufacturer (馥春茶堂) is suspected of selling low-quality tea packaged under the famous Fu Shou Tea (福壽長春茶) brand, allegedly profiting to the tune of more than NT$10 million, according to the Taichung District Prosecutors Office (TDPO, 台中地檢署) yesterday., 1 Comment
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
An investigation team from the New Taipei District Prosecutors Office (NTDPO, 新北地檢署) led by Prosecutor Chu Ren-jie (褚仁傑), summoned four police officers yesterday for allegedly shielding and abetting a loan shark and reportedly forcing borrowers to transfer house and land deeds to the alleged loan shark, according to the Bureau of Investigation (BOI, 調查局)., 4 Comments
Two ostriches kept by a man in the central county of Changhua escaped from their enclosure Monday, with one ending up caught in a fish farm and the other roaming free on a road, surprising drivers and passers-by., 1 Comment
Monday, May 25, 2015
A member of Taipei City government's Clean Government Committee (CGC, 臺北市政府廉政透明委員會) yesterday took to Facebook to criticize the city's Department of Civil Ethics for its role in a whistleblower case.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Taipei City Government Department of Urban Development Commissioner Lin Jou-min (林洲民) said yesterday that partial construction has resumed on the south side of the controversial Taipei Dome project., 3 Comments