Saturday, August 30, 2014
Friday, August 29, 2014
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislators in Kaohsiung yesterday held a coordination committee, appealing for the central government to offer subsidies to revive the local tourism industry, which suffered a heavy loss of more than NT$500 million after the multiple gas explosions on Aug. 1., 1 Comment
Less than 100 days away from the seven-in-one elections, both pan-green and blue candidates have been feeding the public their political plans lest they land the coveted position, with the Kuomintang's (KMT) Sean Lien (連勝文) focusing on a new public housing policy and pan-green Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) touting new YouBike routes.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
A Taichung police officer was sentenced Wednesday to three months in prison, suspended for two years, for publishing offensive posts on his Facebook page that included cursing activists taking part in a massive protest rally between March and April against Taiwan's trade-in-services agreement with China.
Pan-green Taipei mayoral nominee Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday promised to boost security and public order in Taipei City by recruiting more security staff and putting up a greater number of security cameras after his Kuomintang (KMT) counterpart Sean Lien (連勝文) made a similar announcement.
The Tainan District Prosecutors Office prosecuted another 79 people yesterday over the sale of water-injected meat to the military following legal action taken against 14 offenders in June.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The doors to Taipei's iconic Xing Tian Temple (行天宮) opened as normal at 4 a.m. Tuesday, but gone for the first time was the smoke from burning incense that had filled the halls and corridors of the popular religious site for almost a half century., 1 Comment
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Police yesterday arrested two suspects surnamed Lin and Cheng in Pingtung and Yulin who allegedly kidnapped and killed billionaire Shih Chia-chin (施家金)., 1 Comment
Kaohsiung citizens will decide whether Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊) is fit to serve in the same position within the next 100 days, Chen herself said yesterday in response to criticism over her handling of the Kaohsiung explosions.