Thursday, September 17, 2015
Tempers flared in the Taipei City Council yesterday as Mayor Ko Wen-je slammed his fist into a desk in reaction to comments made by a councilor during the afternoon session, as political haranguing over "Hatanogate" continued., 1 Comment
Chen Wei-ting (陳為廷), a student leader of the Sunflower Movement that occupied the Legislature early last year, has been expelled by National Tsing Hua University for missing too many classes.
Two junior high school students came forward Wednesday to admit that they put cement blocks on a railway line that could have derailed a train in eastern Taiwan.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) demoted EasyCard Corp. (悠遊卡公司) co-Chairman Tai Chi-chuan (戴季全) to the position of general manager yesterday in response to the recent outcry over a Japanese porn star's image appearing on limited-edition card covers., 1 Comment
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
A suspect allegedly responsible for a shooting in a building near the legislature in Taipei two years ago was recently extradited back to Taiwan, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) has announced.
Monday, September 14, 2015
A new rental station opened in Xinzhuang District, on Saturday brought the number of stations run by bike sharing service YouBike in New Taipei to 200, the most of any of the four cities in which the service is currently offered.
Four years ago, "Formosa" was on the verge of death when she was found in Nantou County by an animal rescue group, with her bottom slashed open and tailbone and rectum exposed.
Sunday, September 13, 2015
An administrative high court has voided the construction and operation permits for a controversial seaside resort project in Taitung, but stopped short of ordering that its buildings be demolished., 1 Comment
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Five people were injured, including two Chinese tourists, during a car crash after a Porsche rammed into a tour bus yesterday near the famous Sun Moon Lake tourist spot in Central Taiwan's Nantou Country., 1 Comment
Friday, September 11, 2015
A woman in Taitung said Thursday that she thinks eight cats at an animal shelter where she works may have saved her from the poisonous fangs of a cobra near her dormitory., 1 Comment