Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Officials from Taipei's Bureau of Civil Affairs (政府民政局) recently held a meeting with governing members of Taipei's famed Longshan Temple (龍山寺) on the issue of whether joss sticks should no longer be used, for the sake of the environment., 2 Comments
Fuchun Tea Manufacturer (馥春茶堂) is suspected of selling low-quality tea packaged under the famous Fu Shou Tea (福壽長春茶) brand, allegedly profiting to the tune of more than NT$10 million, according to the Taichung District Prosecutors Office (TDPO, 台中地檢署) yesterday., 1 Comment
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
An investigation team from the New Taipei District Prosecutors Office (NTDPO, 新北地檢署) led by Prosecutor Chu Ren-jie (褚仁傑), summoned four police officers yesterday for allegedly shielding and abetting a loan shark and reportedly forcing borrowers to transfer house and land deeds to the alleged loan shark, according to the Bureau of Investigation (BOI, 調查局)., 4 Comments
Two ostriches kept by a man in the central county of Changhua escaped from their enclosure Monday, with one ending up caught in a fish farm and the other roaming free on a road, surprising drivers and passers-by., 1 Comment
Monday, May 25, 2015
A member of Taipei City government's Clean Government Committee (CGC, 臺北市政府廉政透明委員會) yesterday took to Facebook to criticize the city's Department of Civil Ethics for its role in a whistleblower case.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Taipei City Government Department of Urban Development Commissioner Lin Jou-min (林洲民) said yesterday that partial construction has resumed on the south side of the controversial Taipei Dome project., 3 Comments
Friday, May 22, 2015
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday visited Taipei City councilors from the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to present a report on five major ongoing corruption scandals., 3 Comments
The naked body of a teenage girl was discovered yesterday in Hsinchu County, with preliminary investigation revealing that the girl was likely sexually abused before being beaten to death by culprits whose ages range from 9 to adulthood., 6 Comments
Thursday, May 21, 2015
A gay rights group criticized a Kaohsiung City Government plan to accept lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders (LGBT) by marking their partners in city records, saying it is merely a measure to "make fun of" the community without having any substantive effect., 4 Comments
The Centers for Disease Control said it suspects that four employees at a duty-free shop in Taipei who were diagnosed with measles last week might have contracted the disease from tourists.