Saturday, June 14, 2014
Well-known director Chang Tso-chi (張作驥) was sentenced to three years and 10 months in prison for a sexual offense against his screenwriter coworker in May last year.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Taipei's cost of living ranked 26th in Asia and 89th globally, according to a report released by ECA International, a company that specializes in researching living conditions around the globe.
Pan-green Taipei Mayor hopeful Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said yesterday that the opposition camps' candidate integration process should not be twisted into a free-for-all.
Immigration officials on Tuesday managed to bust a prostitution ring in Northern Taiwan that had been recruiting Chinese women to work in Taiwan using fake marriage credentials., 1 Comment
Chen Guangbiao (陳光標), a Chinese billionaire and high-profile philanthropist, expressed his intention to invest in a bridge between the Taiwan-held outlying county of Kinmen and Xiamen on China's southeastern coast.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
The Labor Affairs Bureau of the Kaohsiung City Government (高雄市政府勞工局) recently revealed the latest statistics concerning violations of the Regulations on the Permission and Administration of the Employment of Foreign Workers (雇主聘僱外國人許可及管理辦法), listing the existence of 164 individual cases, which accumulated to NT$20.48 million in fines.
Authorities arrested three suspects in southern Yunlin County (雲林縣) on June 6 for allegedly manufacturing ketamine, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) said.
Monday, June 9, 2014
The Taipei Metro yesterday had yet another incident of passenger panic that was later proven to be a false alarm, allegedly the result of a passenger accidentally setting off her mace in a MRT Tamsui-Xinyi Line train., 1 Comment
Sunday, June 8, 2014
Scores of indigenous people blocked tourists from entering a conservation area in the mountains of Hualien in protest against the pollution brought to their ancestral land by tourism., 1 Comment
The Changhua County government will organize nine bus tour itineraries around the county from later in June to November, with two specifically planned for the physically challenged and senior citizens.