Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The family of a scooter rider who previously accused the Honduran ambassador of a hit-and-run over a traffic accident earlier this month has apologized to Ambassador Rafael Fernando Sierra Quesada on Monday.
Officials from Taipei's Bureau of Civil Affairs (政府民政局) recently held a meeting with governing members of Taipei's famed Longshan Temple (龍山寺) on the issue of whether joss sticks should no longer be used, for the sake of the environment., 1 Comment
Fuchun Tea Manufacturer (馥春茶堂) is suspected of selling low-quality tea packaged under the famous Fu Shou Tea (福壽長春茶) brand, allegedly profiting to the tune of more than NT$10 million, according to the Taichung District Prosecutors Office (TDPO, 台中地檢署) yesterday.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
An investigation team from the New Taipei District Prosecutors Office (NTDPO, 新北地檢署) led by Prosecutor Chu Ren-jie (褚仁傑), summoned four police officers yesterday for allegedly shielding and abetting a loan shark and reportedly forcing borrowers to transfer house and land deeds to the alleged loan shark, according to the Bureau of Investigation (BOI, 調查局)., 3 Comments
Two ostriches kept by a man in the central county of Changhua escaped from their enclosure Monday, with one ending up caught in a fish farm and the other roaming free on a road, surprising drivers and passers-by., 1 Comment
Monday, May 25, 2015
A member of Taipei City government's Clean Government Committee (CGC, 臺北市政府廉政透明委員會) yesterday took to Facebook to criticize the city's Department of Civil Ethics for its role in a whistleblower case.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Taipei City Government Department of Urban Development Commissioner Lin Jou-min (林洲民) said yesterday that partial construction has resumed on the south side of the controversial Taipei Dome project., 3 Comments
Friday, May 22, 2015
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday visited Taipei City councilors from the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to present a report on five major ongoing corruption scandals., 3 Comments
The naked body of a teenage girl was discovered yesterday in Hsinchu County, with preliminary investigation revealing that the girl was likely sexually abused before being beaten to death by culprits whose ages range from 9 to adulthood., 6 Comments
Thursday, May 21, 2015
A gay rights group criticized a Kaohsiung City Government plan to accept lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders (LGBT) by marking their partners in city records, saying it is merely a measure to "make fun of" the community without having any substantive effect., 4 Comments