Wednesday, August 13, 2014
A national religious service was held in Kaohsiung on Tuesday in memory of the victims of last month's explosions in Kaohsiung and plane crash in Penghu.
The Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) Taichung mayor nominee Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) released his first campaign video yesterday, saying that he wants to integrate Taichung's volunteer resources and build a volunteer database.
Animal rights activists Tuesday called for an end to contests to raise the biggest pigs at a dozen temples in Taiwan, in which the animals are force-fed and then killed as a sacrifice, a religious ritual common during Ghost Month, one of Taiwan's biggest annual festivals.
Monday, August 11, 2014
A college in Yilan County has seen serious under-enrollment for the coming semester, sparking speculation that it may fold.
A soldier caught spying on female colleagues with hidden cameras at the Army Commander Headquarters will be expelled, according to a general.
A telethon featuring local singers and actresses raised more than 56 million (US$1.86 million) for the ongoing relief operation in Kaohsiung, areas of which were devastated by a series of explosions on July 31.
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Starbucks opened its first store in Kinmen Saturday, establishig the only presence on Taiwan's outlying islands.
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Former Legislator Shen Fu-hsiung (沈富雄) announced yesterday that he was dropping his bid for Taipei mayor, less than two months after announcing his decision to run in the Nov. 29 election.
A U.S. national yesterday afternoon publicly apologized to a bus driver in front of a police station in Taoyuan after recently verbally abusing the driver on a bus., 10 Comments
A gang fight relating to territorial conflicts took place in Tucheng District, New Taipei City yesterday before dawn, in which two people died and four were injured. According to the Fire Department of New Taipei City, the two deaths were caused by gunshots to the chest and neck., 1 Comment