Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Tainan Mayor William Lai's (賴清德) continual refusal to attend the municipality's council meetings saw new developments yesterday, as the Control Yuan (監察院) called for inquiry meetings with Lai, citing the mayor's clash with his council as a "system problem."
The head of an illegal paraglider operation in Pingtung, Southern Taiwan, has been indicted for manslaughter after one of its patrons fell to his death early this year.
Fifty stray dogs in a shelter in Hualien County that were due to be put to sleep on Tuesday have gotten a reprieve after dog lovers came to their rescue.
A funeral ceremony for Taiwanese actor Shone An, who died June 1 of liver cancer, took place in Tainan Monday.
Monday, June 8, 2015
The wife of the new American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Taipei office director Kin W. Moy (梅健華) used to be a member of The China Post staff, a former deputy editor-in-chief of The Post said.
The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Sunday warned of torrential rain in Taipei and New Taipei, with one part of Taipei getting nearly 90 millimeters of rain in a single hour.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday implored local independent political media company Watchout (沃草) to come forward and clarify the firing of its founder and chief executive Liulin Wei (柳林瑋).
Students from the Taipei European School (TES), French Section CM2 class were awarded an Internet License from the French Representative Office in Taipei, according to a press release of the TES.
Thursday, June 4, 2015
A suspect was arrested by New Taipei police on May 28 for allegedly making harassing phone calls to a number of legislators, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) has announced.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday went under heavy fire from ruling Kuomintang Taipei City Councilor Chin Huei-chu (秦慧珠) for the cancellation of Taipei's Child-Protection Program.