A private zoo in Tainan's Madou District in southern Taiwan is set to be closed for good in January next year, with the owner complaining that the newly revised Animal Protection Act will make his business too challenging to run.1 Comment
Police authorities has confiscated 1,000 kilograms of industrial chemical propiophenone, a material that can be used in producing amphetamine, in southern Taiwan on July 13 as part of a raid into an international drug-smuggling ring, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has announced.
Tainan City Government's Department of Information and International Relations Director Wu Tang-cheng (吳棠成) yesterday was drenched in water by a Kuomintang (KMT) city councilor due to accusations that the KMT had a hand in illicit procedures.1 Comment
Tainan Mayor William Lai's (賴清德) continual refusal to attend the municipality's council meetings saw new developments yesterday, as the Control Yuan (監察院) called for inquiry meetings with Lai, citing the mayor's clash with his council as a "system problem."
A funeral ceremony for Taiwanese actor Shone An, who died June 1 of liver cancer, took place in Tainan Monday.
Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te (賴清德) reiterated Tuesday that he will not attend any of the municipality's council meetings until vote-buying allegations against Tainan City Council Speaker Lee Chuan-chiao (李全教) have been addressed through the judicial system.2 Comments
Tainan City Council Speaker Lee Chuan-chiao (李全教) was bailed for NT$15 million by Tainan District Court yesterday after being indicted by prosecutors for buying votes the day before.
The Tainan government conducted on Saturday an unannounced operation removing statues of late President Chiang Kai-shek from the city's schools.2 Comments
The President of National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Huey-jen Jenny Su, donated her unused airline miles recently to help a group of students to see the world, according to a NCKU press release.
Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te has had his experiences and practices in city administration recorded and published in book form, which he said Sunday is designed to let people know what his city government team has done to serve the citizens.