Sunday, September 27, 2015
Two pilots were found dead yesterday in the cockpit of an AT-3 training jet that went missing during a routine training flight over Central Taiwan on Tuesday.
Cerebrations for the Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋節) weekend began yesterday as people took advantage of the weekend to jump-start festive activities such as barbecue and moon-watching.
Typhoon Dujuan has picked up speed on its approach to Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau said Saturday, cautioning that both sea and land warnings are expected on the Mid-Autumn Festival Sunday.
A cross-border telecommunications fraud ring that operated in Taiwan, China and Philippines was recently busted by Taiwanese police authorities, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) announced.
Thailand's Budsabakorn Sukapan bested her compatriot Pavarisa Yoktuan yesterday to win the 2015 CTBC Ladies Open at Taiwan's Orient Golf & Country Club. The victory was worth NT$1 million.
Four baby bottle products were found to contain bisphenol A (BPA), which poses a health hazard, and the government has ordered their removal from shelves.
The number of dengue fever infections reported in Taiwan since May has reached 16,658, an increase of 584 cases from the previous day, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Saturday.
Agriculture Minister Chen Bao-ji said Saturday that gambling on pigeon races is illegal in Taiwan after the animal rights group PETA Asia filed complaints about the maltreatment of the birds on the island.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
The Council of Grand Justices (大法官會議) ruled yesterday that the land expropriation case for MeHAS City (美河市) in New Taipei City was unconstitutional.
A four-day-old boy in Tainan has become the youngest reported case of dengue fever, yesterday. The city's Department of Health director, Lin Sheng-che (林聖哲), said the child was born on Sept. 17, caught a fever four days later, and was diagnosed with the disease on Sept. 22.