Monday, August 18, 2014
Lee Ching-guo (李清國), general manager of Shin Shin Natural Gas Co. Ltd (欣欣天然氣公司), yesterday issued an apology regarding the gas explosion that killed two in Xindian, New Taipei.
Sunday, August 17, 2014
The number of fatalities in Friday's gas explosion in New Taipei increased to two as a woman injured in the blast died early Saturday morning, according to a hospital in nearby Taipei City.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
A gas explosion occurred at a residential complex in Xindian District, New Taipei City yesterday, causing the death of a young boy and over 10 individuals to be hospitalized.
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) yesterday announced the abolishment of the 12-year compulsory education special exam in Taipei, but maintained the admission of feature high schools.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
New Taipei police yesterday arrested a suspect for his alleged involvement in selling and planting marijuana in his home, according to the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事警察局).
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Animal rights activists Tuesday called for an end to contests to raise the biggest pigs at a dozen temples in Taiwan, in which the animals are force-fed and then killed as a sacrifice, a religious ritual common during Ghost Month, one of Taiwan's biggest annual festivals.
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Former Legislator Shen Fu-hsiung (沈富雄) announced yesterday that he was dropping his bid for Taipei mayor, less than two months after announcing his decision to run in the Nov. 29 election.
A gang fight relating to territorial conflicts took place in Tucheng District, New Taipei City yesterday before dawn, in which two people died and four were injured. According to the Fire Department of New Taipei City, the two deaths were caused by gunshots to the chest and neck.1 Comment
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) yesterday reportedly displayed his dissatisfaction toward news of the demolition of a potential Taipei City monument, stating that the city government will seek legal action against the landlord of the property.2 Comments
New Taipei City's Tourism and Travel Department said yesterday that Shifen Waterfall (十分瀑布) in Pingxi District (平溪) belongs to the public and that the city government will ensure free visits to the scenic natural formation.1 Comment