Saturday, April 11, 2015
Liouciou (琉球) Township in Pingtung (屏東) County, a small tourist island off Taiwan's southwestern coast, has not been able to dispose of its garbage for four months due to a shortage of funds, officials said Friday.
Friday, April 10, 2015
Taipei City officials issued documents detailing water usage violations to owners of "Villa 32" yesterday, following complaints from area residents.
The Taipei District Prosecutors Office dropped a case involving a Ferrari whose owner claimed his vehicle broke down less than one lap into a race in last year's GT Asia Series.
Former Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) recently relocated his official residency from Taipei City to New Taipei City, prompting widespread speculation that Su is preparing to seek candidacy for New Taipei City's mayoral election should incumbent New Taipei City Mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) decide to resign from his current post and run for the presidency in 2016.
The life of a Taiwanese man suffering liver cancer was saved after undergoing a living donor transplant procedure replacing his liver with the one donated from his son, who was selected from a pool of three other sons by drawing lots.
The water held in the Shihmen Reservoir (石門水庫) is estimated to last until the end of May, said Economics Minister John Deng (鄧振中) at the Legislature yesterday.
Thursday, April 9, 2015
A high school teacher in Taichung is persisting with his journey of coming to terms with his lifelong dream to become a woman with the support of his students and over the objections of his mother.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te (賴清德) reiterated Tuesday that he will not attend any of the municipality's council meetings until vote-buying allegations against Tainan City Council Speaker Lee Chuan-chiao (李全教) have been addressed through the judicial system., 2 Comments
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Tuesday that he does not want to see the capital's landmark Taipei 101 become a place of protests and quarrels, and that there should be rules to manage the use of the skyscraper's outdoor square.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Details have emerged in a case involving a couple detained by authorities on suspicion of murdering two victims in order to collect insurance payments, yesterday., 1 Comment
Six people suffered minor injuries when two tour buses carrying Chinese visitors and a truck were involved in an accident in the mountainous Alishan resort area in Southern Taiwan on Monday afternoon., 2 Comments
Taipei's traffic is worse than in any big city in China and ranked 11th in congestion among 146 major cities around the world, according to the latest Traffic Index released by navigation products provider TomTom., 1 Comment
A senior citizens' home in Kaohsiung held an unveiling ceremony of a bronze statue of the late President Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) donated by a local university, a move in stark contrast to a campaign advocating the removal of statues of the late leader from campuses around the country., 2 Comments
Monday, April 6, 2015
The Taichung City Government Construction Bureau recently stated that it will take steps on the city's cotton trees following complaints from affected residents, the Central News Agency reported.