Sunday, April 17, 2011
A police SWAT team in Tainan City yesterday arrested a man who had taken three people hostage and threatened to blow up a gas station.
Monday, April 4, 2011
Ten disabled people yesterday staged a protest at the Tainan Railway Station to condemn the “humiliating treatment” of one of them by a Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) employee.
Friday, March 25, 2011
The lingering row between Tainan Mayor William Lai and independent councilors over budget quota allocation may cause the city council to be unable to complete screening the city government budget plans for this year before the legal deadline of March 25.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
A 2.7-kilometer section of the Sun Yat-sen Freeway will be sealed off for six hours on April 12, for a warplane emergency landing and takeoff drill, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced yesterday.
Friday, March 4, 2011
A court has changed the life sentence of a 76-year-old man convicted of killing a woman and her two grandchildren by arson to a death sentence to deny the accused any chance of parole and the opportunity to kill again.
The deadlock between the Tainan City mayor and city councilors in a fight over a special fund continued yesterday as Mayor Lai Ching-te once again refused to offer each city councilor with a special fund of NT$12 million to NT$15 million as demanded.
Sunday, February 20, 2011
A 20-month-old girl was found dead, allegedly because of suffocation, after staff at the day care center she was at put her inside a small storage closet, police authorities in Tainan City said yesterday.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Taiwan's National Security Bureau (NSB) yesterday confirmed that a former major general in the bureau has been under investigation by prosecutors on charges of using bribes to get promotion.
Sunday, January 30, 2011
To celebrate the first Lunar New Year after becoming a consolidated municipality, Tainan Major Lai Ching-te (賴清德) announced at a press conference yesterday a New Year tour package that featured many cultural, recreational and sight-seeing events designed to highlight Taiwanese traditions in Tainan.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Tainan City in southern Taiwan, one of the world's major overwintering areas for black-faced spoonbills, has seen much fewer birds this year, according to a regional census.