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Monday, April 20, 2015
A cultural festival featuring oysters and wheat opened in Jinning Township, in outlying Kinmen County Saturday, attracting some 1,000 people to experience the pleasures of pastoral life.
Taiwan -- Dajia Mazu procession, pilgrims arrive in Xingang, Chiayi County
The Singang (Xingang) Township Office (新港鄉公所) yesterday conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a newly designed "Prosperity Mazu" lantern that was released in celebration of the Dajia Mazu Pilgrimage Procession to Xingang Township in Chiayi County.
Taichung City will be holding "Stationing 100 Masters in Schools" (當全世界都在閱讀-百獅入學) in celebration of World Book Day 2015, from April 9 to the end of the year. The eight-month event will invite 100 famous writers, poets and celebrities, and station them in schools, cultural places and libraries all over Taichung to inspire students and residents alike.
An elderly woman was found to be alive by surprised staff at a mourning hall next to Kaohsiung municipal funeral home on Saturday morning after being taken there by her son, despite being still very much alive.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Taiwan -- Customer robs NT$6 mil. from bank in Yunlin
A gunman believed to be a frequent client robbed a bank in Yunlin yesterday, making off with more than NT$6 million, police in the southern county said.
Taiwan -- RCA parent firms to pay NT$560 mil.
The decade-long lawsuit against the parent firms of Radio Corporation of America (RCA, 美奇異) bore results yesterday, as the Taipei District Court (台北地方法院) ordered RCA's current owners to compensate its former employees with a total of NT$560 million; concerns remain that the former employees will still walk away empty-handed.
The Shilin District Prosecutors Office yesterday conducted a probe on the Guizikeng Country Club (貴子坑鄉村俱樂部) for its alleged illegal structure and questioned the club's owner as well as four officials from the Taipei City Construction Management Office (TCCMO).
Friday, April 17, 2015
CNN on Wednesday picked eight restaurants that it said serves the best beef noodles in Taipei, a city that it noted has an annual festival devoted to the dish.
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Former Changhua Magistrate Cho Po-yuan (卓伯源) declared he would file a lawsuit against a prosecutor of the Changhua District Prosecutors Office, (CDPO, 彰化地檢署) Chu Jian-fu (朱健福), at the Legislative Yuan yesterday afternoon accusing him of initiating an unlawful search of his residence and leaking confidential information to the press afterwards.
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Taiwan -- Probed ex-magistrate sues district prosecutor
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Twenty-three Vietnamese stowaways were found aboard a tiny wooden boat only just slightly larger than a bamboo raft the night before yesterday in the seas off Nanliao Fishing Harbor (南寮漁港), said Hsinchu coastguardsmen.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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