Wednesday, March 13, 2013
National Tsing Hua University (NTHU, 清大) yesterday urged members of the public to notify the police if they have seen people shooting animals on its campus, after a live squirrel pierced with a crossbow arrow was discovered on university grounds.
Taipei City yesterday said the disqualified Twin Towers bidder's bid bond of NT$130 million has yet to be forfeited, as the city government is still dealing with administrative procedures with the bidder — Taipei Gateway International Development Co., Ltd. (TGID, 太極雙星).
In new twists and turns in the murder case of a couple allegedly killed by people working at a coffee shop in Bali District (八里) of New Taipei City, the Shilin District Court will review today an earlier decision to release three suspects, including shop owner Lu Bing-hong and another two men named Ou Shi-cheng and Chung Dian-fong, on bail.
Taipei City said yesterday said the Xinyi metro line (信義線) will be operational before the end of December, adding that the city government will remove temporary structures on Xinyi Road used in the metro's construction by the end of June.
Most of the hostels in Kenting (墾丁) are fully booked, while many of the major hotels are 80 to 90 percent reserved, as the annual music festival season prepares to kick off in April.
Monday, March 11, 2013
A 0.86-meter breach in the cut-off walls between the main dam of Hushan Dam in Yunlin Country, Central Taiwan, and a sub-dam on the left bank was recently discovered, but experts yesterday urged the public not to panic as the issue can be easily resolved.
Hundreds of activists and pro-Tibet groups in Taiwan marched in downtown Taipei Sunday to mark the 54th anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising against China's invasion., 1 Comment
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Prosecutors will next week arraign the detained manager of a coffee shop in New Taipei City, Hsieh Yi-han, to determine the truth surrounding the murder of a couple who frequented the cafe, and to find out the reason behind her flip-flop in confessions to prosecutors and court judges, according to the Shihlin District Prosecutors' Office.
The New Taipei City Government touted enhanced price transparency as one of the key improvements at Fuji Harbor, as its renowned seafood market in Northern Taiwan reopened recently after renovations.
New Taipei City yesterday held a job exposition at the square in front of city hall, with nearly 2,000 people handing in their resumes, and 602 people possibly finding positions.