Monday, April 20, 2015
The Singang (Xingang) Township Office (新港鄉公所) yesterday conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a newly designed "Prosperity Mazu" lantern that was released in celebration of the Dajia Mazu Pilgrimage Procession to Xingang Township in Chiayi County.
Taichung City will be holding "Stationing 100 Masters in Schools" (當全世界都在閱讀－百師入學) in celebration of World Book Day 2015, from April 9 to the end of the year. The eight-month event will invite 100 famous writers, poets and celebrities, and station them in schools, cultural places and libraries all over Taichung to inspire students and residents alike.
An elderly woman was found to be alive by surprised staff at a mourning hall next to Kaohsiung municipal funeral home on Saturday morning after being taken there by her son, despite being still very much alive.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
A gunman believed to be a frequent client robbed a bank in Yunlin yesterday, making off with more than NT$6 million, police in the southern county said., 1 Comment
The Shilin District Prosecutors Office yesterday conducted a probe on the Guizikeng Country Club (貴子坑鄉村俱樂部) for its alleged illegal structure and questioned the club's owner as well as four officials from the Taipei City Construction Management Office (TCCMO).
Friday, April 17, 2015
CNN on Wednesday picked eight restaurants that it said serves the best beef noodles in Taipei, a city that it noted has an annual festival devoted to the dish., 1 Comment
Former Changhua Magistrate Cho Po-yuan (卓伯源) declared he would file a lawsuit against a prosecutor of the Changhua District Prosecutors Office, (CDPO, 彰化地檢署) Chu Jian-fu (朱健福), at the Legislative Yuan yesterday afternoon accusing him of initiating an unlawful search of his residence and leaking confidential information to the press afterwards., 1 Comment
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Twenty-three Vietnamese stowaways were found aboard a tiny wooden boat only just slightly larger than a bamboo raft the night before yesterday in the seas off Nanliao Fishing Harbor (南寮漁港), said Hsinchu coastguardsmen.
A wanted man shot himself in the head late last night in Kaohsiung after finding that he was completely surrounded by the police and there was no possibility of escape.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) may have jeopardized an ongoing government investigation led by the Department of Information Technology (DIT, 台北市資訊局) .
Expropriation hearings for the locally managed zone of Taoyuan Aerotropolis will take about one year to complete, Greater Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) announced yesterday.
A suspect was arrested in New Taipei on April 1 for firearms modification and possession of narcotics, according to the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局).
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
The Taichung District Prosecutors Office yesterday conducted an impromptu search at the Taipei Metro's Central District Project Office in Taichung City, taking away a box of documents at the end and left no clear explanation of the investigation.