Sunday, November 9, 2014
A very rare religious parade was held for Taiwanese folk religion diety Lord Kunshen (鯤鯓王) yesterday in Chiayi that followed a 100-year-old historical route. Chiayi Mayor Huang Min-hui received Lord Kunshen and led the parade.
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Police arrested three suspects allegedly involved in smuggling ephedrine from overseas, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) said.
Friday, November 7, 2014
A 14-year-old student who was abducted in the central city of Taichung on Wednesday afternoon has been rescued by police and his kidnappers arrested while they attempted to collect the ransom, police said yesterday., 1 Comment
The German Institute Taipei on Thursday held a series of events to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago and highlight the values of democracy.
A Belgian man convicted of smuggling drugs into Taiwan was sentenced by the Taipei District Court on Thursday to life imprisonment., 1 Comment
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien (連勝文) said yesterday that his opponent Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) should drop out of the election if police are not able to confirm the existence of the alleged eavesdropping devices...
As the 2014 Luzhou Religious Idol Cultural Festival in New Taipei City drew to a close in October, New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) said that the government should invite commercial districts to pitch in to sponsor such festivals., 1 Comment
Two Taitung men were nabbed by authorities Wednesday in Hualien for hunting and killing over a dozen Reeves's muntjac, also known as Formosan barking deer, a protected animal., 1 Comment
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Taiwan repatriated Tuesday the two young women from Hong Kong who sparked a media frenzy early this year for trashing rented rooms, using false identities and leaving incendiary graffiti including the sentence: “Taiwan is China.”, 2 Comments