Monday, May 11, 2015
Hundreds of Chinese immigrant spouses of Taiwanese nationals in Kaohsiung on Sunday urged the government to shorten the wait required to obtain Taiwanese citizen identity cards to four years, from the present six. The call received support from several Kaohsiung elected officials.
Saturday, May 9, 2015
A cattle farm on the outlying island of Kinmen has been found to be infected with foot-and-mouth disease and all the animals on that ranch will be put down, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said Friday.
Friday, May 8, 2015
A worker at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport services Co. has been fired after he was caught attempting to steal from the luggage of passengers traveling on the Emirates airline, police said.
Some 82 percent of mothers in Taiwan were connected to their children's Facebook accounts in 2014, up from 79 percent a year earlier, according to Facebook data.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
The Yunlin police yesterday arrested four men for abducting a dairy farmer after the farmer refused to give the men NT$16 million when they tried blackmailing him several months ago., 1 Comment
Whether Taiwan Mobile Co. belongs to the cultural and creative industries is at the discretion of the Taipei City Government, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) said yesterday.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) announced yesterday that the Songshan Cultural and Creative Park (松山文創園區) project is "legal but unreasonable," and explained the Taipei City Government will fully prepare before engaging in the next stage of negotiations with Fubon Land (富邦建設).
The Lienchiang District Court said Monday that it had convicted the captain and eight crew of a Chinese fishing vessel of electrofishing in waters near Taiwan's outlying Matsu Island in January.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
A 27-vehicle collision left three dead and five injured yesterday in Greater Taichung., 3 Comments
"To save up enough money to help our mother buy a new house" is the wish made for the upcoming Mother's Day by the Lin sisters, whose filial piety was recognized at an award ceremony held Sunday in Kaohsiung.