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Saturday, November 6, 2010
An east coast bed and breakfast owner suspected of drugging and indecently assaulting women staying in his guest house was taken into custody following a request by prosecutors investigating the case.
Friday, November 5, 2010
A body part was recovered from the sea off the northeastern coast below the Suao-Hualien (Suhua) Highway yesterday, but it remained unclear if it belonged to any of the individuals who have been missing since the highway was hit by deadly landslides Oct. 21.
Monday, November 1, 2010
Taiwan -- Area with strong metal reactions found along Suhua Highway
Search and rescue teams found yesterday a coastal area with strong metal reactions along Suhua Highway and digging operations will continue today in hopes of locating a bus carrying a group of Chinese tourists swept off the road and buried by land and rock slides.
Sunday, October 31, 2010
A Hualien City bed-and-breakfast owner has been ordered to halt operations after female guests accused him of drugging and sexually molesting them as they slept, investigations by the Hualien County Government revealed Friday. The man has not been arrested on criminal charges due to a lack of evidence.
Saturday, October 30, 2010
Premier Wu Den-yi said Friday that he will travel to eastern Taiwan Oct. 31 to brief residents there on the government's commitment to upgrading the accident-prone Suhua Highway, one of the region's major traffic arteries.
Friday, October 29, 2010
Premier Wu Den-yih told residents of eastern Taiwan's Hualien County yesterday not to make the arduous journey to Taipei amid the current stormy weather, and said he will instead travel to Hualien to meet them and address their grievances.
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Thursday, October 28, 2010
The recent damage to the Suhua Highway could discourage some marathon runners from participating in this year's Taroko Gorge Marathon, the organizers said yesterday.
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Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Taiwan -- Driver confirmed dead in Suhua accident
The remains found on a slope 300 meters below the Suao-Hualien (Suhua) Highway was confirmed to be one of the two Taiwanese tour bus drivers missing since the rockslide as search-and-rescue ran into the fourth day yesterday.
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Taiwan -- Council goes into recess in highway protest
The Hualien County Council yesterday resolved to immediately go into recess for an indefinite period of time to protest against the central government's failure to improve the accident-prone eastern Suao-Hualien (Suhua) Highway.
Monday, October 25, 2010
Taiwan -- Body of female teacher found
Rescuers uncovered yesterday the body of an additional female victim from a section of the eastern Suao-Hualien (Suhua) Highway severely damaged by land and rock slides, raising the death toll caused by Typhoon Megi to 13 while 25 other people remained unaccounted for.
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