Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) announced yesterday that the Songshan Cultural and Creative Park (松山文創園區) project is "legal but unreasonable," and explained the Taipei City Government will fully prepare before engaging in the next stage of negotiations with Fubon Land (富邦建設).
The Lienchiang District Court said Monday that it had convicted the captain and eight crew of a Chinese fishing vessel of electrofishing in waters near Taiwan's outlying Matsu Island in January.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
A 27-vehicle collision left three dead and five injured yesterday in Greater Taichung., 3 Comments
"To save up enough money to help our mother buy a new house" is the wish made for the upcoming Mother's Day by the Lin sisters, whose filial piety was recognized at an award ceremony held Sunday in Kaohsiung.
Two brothers were arrested by Taipei police on April 30 on charges of manufacturing and selling narcotics at night clubs in Taipei, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) has announced.
The CTBC Charity Foundation (中國信託慈善基金會) said it collected over NT$158 million for disadvantaged youth during its annual Light Up a Life (點燃生命之火) fundraiser.
Monday, May 4, 2015
More than 4,500 runners from 38 countries took part in the annual Taipei 101 Run Up Sunday, with Poland's Piotr Lobodzinsky and Australian Suzy Walsham winning in the men's and women's elite group categories.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday tried to explain a widely criticized statement that he made during a religious event on the evening of Saturday May 2, but admitted that he had misspoken., 7 Comments
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Thanks to growing precipitation and the resulting influx of water to Kaohsiung's main source of water, the Gaoping River (高屏溪), the third-stage water rationing scheduled to begin next week will be postponed, the government said yesterday.
Friday, May 1, 2015
A student attending Kaohsiung Medical University (KMU, 高雄醫學大學), surnamed Huang (黃), committed suicide yesterday morning after being implicated in the murder of a fellow student, surnamed Liu (劉), on April 28, according to the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office (KDPO, 高雄地檢署).