Friday, February 21, 2014
The Taipei City Government is turning parts of the disused Zhong Shan soccer stadium into a leisure farm to promote urban micro-farming and from April will be encouraging city residents to “adopt” potted vegetables and fruit that will be grown there, program organizers said yesterday.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
The Keelung District Prosecutors Office took Huang Ching-ruei (黃慶瑞), the former leader of a narcotics unit within the Keelung City Police Bureau, and four other former police officers into custody over the smuggling and sale of heroin in Keelung City, yesterday.
Martin Walsh, deputy representative of the Australian Office Taipei, said Wednesday that he recognized the Yunlin County government's efforts to create a safe and friendly environment for local farmers.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
A puppy lost a row of teeth when it tried to avoid an eagle attack and hit an object in a park yesterday in Taoyuan (桃園).
As the government implements construction work to make Kaohsiung's railway go underground, Minister without Portfolio Yang Chiu-hsing (楊秋興) said commute time between Taipei and Kaohsiung may be reduced to four hours.
The office of a Taoyuan County Government official was searched Tuesday for allegedly accepting favors from certain businesses in return for using his influence in bidding projects.
A newborn koala has died despite two months of efforts to save its life, the Taipei Zoo said yesterday.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Several Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) legislators held a press conference yesterday to accuse New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) of involvement in illegal acts involving contracts entered into by the New Taipei City Government.
Kuomintang (KMT) Luchu Township Representative Wang Kui-fen (王貴芬) yesterday said in a court session that she was so stressed that she could not control her emotions and slapped a female nurse in the face in public, noting that she is willing to apologize and reconcile with the nurse.