A blocked industrial road is shown in this photo provided by the Miaoli County Fire Department on Friday, May 27. Stones littered the industrial road on the borders connecting Miaoli County's Taian Township (泰安鄉) and Taichung's Daan Tribe, though no injuries or casualties were reported.
A Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Miaoli County councillor could face charges as she punctuated her interpellation with a bag of the class-3 narcotic ketamine, in an attempt to highlight drug abuse in the county on Thursday.
A tour bus carrying mainland Chinese tourists collided into a road barrier after trying to overtake a gravel truck Monday afternoon in Miaoli, killing the driver and a local tour guide. 24 tourists were injured, three severely, and were sent to local hospitals for treatment.
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a 13-year prison sentence against Lee Tai-an, one of two brothers convicted of conspiring to murder a Vietnamese woman by deliberately derailing a train 10 years ago to collect on her life insurance.
The ashes of a mainland Chinese illegal immigrant who died in Taiwan 12 years ago were finally taken back to his home in China's Fujian Province on Friday, thanks to the tenacious efforts of a police officer in Miaoli County, northern Taiwan.1 Comment
Fourteen tourists were caught in a landslide that resulted from heavy rainfall as they were heading out to a campsite in Taian Township, Miaoli County on Friday evening.
The Miaoli District Prosecutor's Office on Tuesday indicted two men for killing an old man, the grandfather of one of them, last year and demanded that they be given life sentences.1 Comment
In Miaoli County, a small ranch raises Taiwan native chickens on a strict diet of soy, corn and other grains devoid of all animal protein.
A local deity in Miaoli County played an important role when villagers of Xihu in Miaoli County tried to find an impressive name for a country road between rice paddies that they consider to be comparable to the famous "Mr. Brown Avenue" in Taitung County, Eastern Taiwan.
A mainland Chinese woman, surnamed Wang, was stabbed 16 times by her ex-husband yesterday in Miaoli County, later dying from her injuries at a local hospital, the Central News Agency said.1 Comment