Friday, July 11, 2014
The Taiwan Soka Association (TSA) started a summer camp in Alishan yesterday, led by lively college volunteers who hope to give kids who live in rural areas an unforgettable summer.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) yesterday said that the city's proposed treasury bonds (市庫券) would receive higher interest rates on savings without risk, adding that they could become a new outlet for the government's financial adjustment, as well as a target for personal investments for private citizens.
A 17-year-old girl surnamed Hsu allegedly killed her 3-year-old stepsister with a knife in Linnei Township (林內鄉) of Yunlin County (雲林縣), Yunlin police said, noting that after being questioned by prosecutors, the case is being transferred to a juvenile court for review.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) said yesterday that Kuomintang (KMT) headquarters is actively considering whether to nominate another candidate to run in the Keelung mayoral race.
Taichung City's Xueshan-Kukuan gondola project angered numerous conservation groups, who have announced plans to march in the streets of Taichung City on Sunday.
A 80-year-old man's body was discovered near a road and his 66-year-old wife was found dead in a car near the scene, the Chiayi police said yesterday, adding that as two notes were discovered in the car, the police suspect the couple committed suicide.
National Taiwan University (NTU) yesterday sent out a notice to its students, instructing them not to dress up as ghosts and frighten people on campus. The notice comes after receiving several complaints from students and faculty members alike., 2 Comments
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) recently arrested two alleged drug dealers, saying that the suspects had allegedly imported various ingredients from other countries and made them into drugs at a factory near the Formosa Fun Coast in Bali District, New Taipei City.
A group of protesters from Harmony Home Association and various civil organizations protested in front of Taipei City Hall yesterday to demand that the city's Department of Social Welfare (DOSW) stop harassing residences of Harmony Home., 1 Comment
Monday, July 7, 2014
Thousands braved the summer heat Sunday to celebrate the first birthday of Yuan Zai, the first giant panda cub born in Taiwan, who has attracted hundreds of thousands of visitors in six months.