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Monday, November 16, 2015
In response to the terror attacks in Paris on Friday that resulted in over 120 dead, Taipei yesterday announced that stringent security measures would be put into place to ensure safety when the city hosts the 2017 Universiade games.
Ko backpedals on direct Ker endorsement
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) found himself eating his own words again yesterday in relation to remarks he made in Hsinchu on Saturday indicating his personal backing for Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) caucus whip Ker Chien-ming (柯建銘).
Sunday, November 15, 2015
SPIL staff takes to street to reject takeover
Employees of Siliconware Precision Industries Co. (SPIL, 矽品) took to the street yesterday to voice their objection against Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc.'s (ASE, 日月光) hostile takeover, marking the first incident of its kind in Taiwan's history.
Friday, November 13, 2015
Taiwan's reputation as a country known for being largely friendly to outsiders was bruised yesterday as a video showing a local man verbally assaulting a foreign national on the Taipei Metro went viral. Following police questioning yesterday, the case has been sent to the Taipei District Prosecutors Office, where the local man could face charges for defamation.
A batch of firearms has been confiscated while two suspects were arrested during raids in New Taipei City earlier this week, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
40% of Taipei civil servants want to quit: poll
Nearly 40 percent of Taipei City civil servants and Taipei municipal school teachers said they want to quit their jobs, an in-house poll conducted by Taipei City Hall showed.
Monday, November 9, 2015
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said yesterday that the "1992 Consensus" has been unable to resolve the issues plaguing cross-strait relations.
Saturday, November 7, 2015
A violent shootout and car chase ended with police arresting five suspected kidnappers yesterday in New Taipei City, according to local media.
Friday, November 6, 2015
3 brothers killed in Miramar family feud
A man, surnamed Huang, fatally shot his two elder brothers in the head before taking his own life, allegedly after quarrelling over a disputed inheritance, said local police yesterday.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Two police officers in New Taipei have been detained and held incommunicado on suspicion of taking bribes from a landfill operator engaged in illegal dumping of waste soil on a farm near the habitat of a young Siberian white crane, the Jinshan police precinct said Wednesday.
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