Tuesday, June 10, 2014
The Labor Affairs Bureau of the Kaohsiung City Government (高雄市政府勞工局) recently revealed the latest statistics concerning violations of the Regulations on the Permission and Administration of the Employment of Foreign Workers (雇主聘僱外國人許可及管理辦法), listing the existence of 164 individual cases, which accumulated to NT$20.48 million in fines.
Authorities arrested three suspects in southern Yunlin County (雲林縣) on June 6 for allegedly manufacturing ketamine, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) said.
Monday, June 9, 2014
The Taipei Metro yesterday had yet another incident of passenger panic that was later proven to be a false alarm, allegedly the result of a passenger accidentally setting off her mace in a MRT Tamsui-Xinyi Line train., 1 Comment
Sunday, June 8, 2014
Scores of indigenous people blocked tourists from entering a conservation area in the mountains of Hualien in protest against the pollution brought to their ancestral land by tourism., 1 Comment
The Changhua County government will organize nine bus tour itineraries around the county from later in June to November, with two specifically planned for the physically challenged and senior citizens.
Saturday, June 7, 2014
The Kaohsiung City Government yesterday said it had found the companies responsible for the two explosions at its Southern District Waste Management Plant (南區資源回收廠) in May, noting that it has transferred the case to the district prosecutors' office for further investigation.
Former Non-Partisan Solidarity Union lawmaker Yen Ching-piao (顏清標) yesterday was released on parole after serving more than half of his prison term after being convicted on corruption charges.
Friday, June 6, 2014
Four islets south of outlying Penghu County (澎湖縣) are set to be designated on June 8 as Taiwan's ninth national park, which will officially open in October, an Interior Ministry official said yesterday.
Thursday, June 5, 2014
Police authorities in Taipei arrested a suspect on May 28 on charges of allegedly hacking into the National Taiwan University (NTU) Hospital's computer system, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu(朱立倫) yesterday responded to questions regarding the mayor's relationship to Farglory Land Development Co. Chairman Chao Teng-hsiung (趙藤雄), as well as possible allegations of bribery involving government housing in Banqiao.