Saturday, August 16, 2014
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) yesterday announced the abolishment of the 12-year compulsory education special exam in Taipei, but maintained the admission of feature high schools.
An American national, who has lived in Taiwan for 10 years, was found guilty on Friday of growing cannabis in his residence in Changhua County and sentenced to four years in jail., 2 Comments
Thursday, August 14, 2014
About 500 travelers hoping to reach Magong (馬公) via a ferry route departing from Chiayi County's Port of Budai (布袋港) were stranded due to rough conditions at sea yesterday morning.
New Taipei police yesterday arrested a suspect for his alleged involvement in selling and planting marijuana in his home, according to the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事警察局).
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Tainan City gave employees a day off yesterday morning due to flooding from torrential rain, but many citizens complained that the city government did not announce this decision early enough, causing them trouble during their commutes in the city., 1 Comment
Between midnight and noon yesterday, precipitation in Tainan's Sigang District (西港) and Anding District (安定) surpassed 300 millimeters. Between 7 and 8 a.m., precipitation was recorded as falling at a volume of 90.5 millimeters per hour in the Southern Taiwan city's West Central District (中西區)., 1 Comment
An empty tank truck collided head-on with a commuter bus in Kaohsiung late Monday, killing the driver of the truck and injuring 18 people on the bus, according to the police.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) will perform an exercise at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport designed to intercept the arrival of travelers suspected of being infected with the Ebola virus, a senior CDC official said Tuesday.
A national religious service was held in Kaohsiung on Tuesday in memory of the victims of last month's explosions in Kaohsiung and plane crash in Penghu.
The Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) Taichung mayor nominee Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) released his first campaign video yesterday, saying that he wants to integrate Taichung's volunteer resources and build a volunteer database.