Thursday, September 4, 2014
The 2014 Taoyuan Landscape Art Festival will kick off in the county's Dayuan Township today, featuring a “Moon Rabbit” created by Florentijn Hofman, the Dutch artist whose “Rubber Duck” created a sensation in Taiwan last year.
Taiwanese police and immigration officers busted a sex trafficking ring Wednesday, arresting 24 people who were allegedly part of the ring., 3 Comments
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) announced on Aug. 30 its crackdown on a human trafficking ring that allegedly forced foreign workers into prostitution in Kaohsiung city.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
The Taiwan High Court yesterday sentenced socialite Justin Lee (李宗瑞) to an accumulated 79 years and seven months for sexually assaulting 20 women, also ordering him to pay compensation totaling NT$27.45 million to 17 victims from the second trial., 2 Comments
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
The Taichung District Prosecutors Office yesterday indicted former Taiwan Water Co. (TWC, 台水) Chairman Hsu Hsiang-kun (徐享崑) on charges of corruption for unlawfully authorizing time extensions to a construction company on a contract project in exchange for NT$5 million in bribes.
The Taipei City Volunteer Traffic Police Battalion (臺北市義交大隊) yesterday established a metro patrol squadron that will be stationed in 11 MRT stations to assist officers from the Taipei City Police Department's (TCPD) Rapid Transit Division in metro security.
A police officer and a robbery suspect were shot during a nighttime arrest in Taichung, yesterday., 1 Comment
Three technicians employed by a gas company were released on bail Monday after being questioned over the Aug. 15 gas explosion in Xindian, New Taipei that killed two people and injured more than a dozen others.
Monday, September 1, 2014
According to the Chinese-language United Evening News, core members of Kuomintang (KMT) Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien's (連勝文) campaign staff suspect that there may be a mole within the team who has been leaking information to Lien's competitor, independent Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲)., 1 Comment
Six food banks in Taiwan launched an alliance in Taipei on Thursday to share their resources and logistics more effectively and to push for legislation that encourages donations to food banks.