Tuesday, March 4, 2014
A species of sea urchin that had never been recorded before in Taiwan was recently seen in waters near Kenting on the southern coast of the island, the National Museum of Natural Science said Monday.
Monday, March 3, 2014
After being exposed to rain on Sunday, some of the papier-mache pandas being showcased at Taipei City Hall square sustained damage and required repair work by the event's sponsor.
A woman was abducted at a department store in Taichung last week and robbed of more than NT$10,000 (US$330) in cash and gold necklaces worth nearly NT$200,000 before escaping, Taichung police said Saturday.
Changhua County residents qualified for free flu vaccination should contact local hospitals and clinics, as the current flu season has reached a peak, the county's Public Health Bureau said Sunday.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Sean Lien (連勝文) and Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), widely seen as the top two contenders in the year-end Taipei mayoral election, currently have nearly the same chance of victory, according to poll results released yesterday.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Executives from six electroplating factories in the central county of Changhua were charged Monday with illegally discharging polluted water into irrigation channels.
A college student who was harshly criticized for punishing her cat by putting it in a plastic container last December was ordered on Monday to do 40 hours of community service after pleading guilty to a charge of cruelty to animals.
The story of three Taipei high school students who stopped to help an elderly man unable to care for himself featured prominently in local papers Monday as an example of good Samaritanism.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Tainan Mayor William Lai (賴清德), a member of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), yesterday urged people to remain calm over a recent incident in which members of the Alliance of Referendum for Taiwan toppled a statue of the Republic of China's founding father Sun Yat-sen (孫逸仙) in Tainan (台南)., 11 Comments
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Police in Taichung yesterday found remains of a woman reported missing last April after her alleged killer disclosed the location of where the body was buried, officials said.