Tuesday, September 2, 2014
The Taichung District Prosecutors Office yesterday indicted former Taiwan Water Co. (TWC, 台水) Chairman Hsu Hsiang-kun (徐享崑) on charges of corruption for unlawfully authorizing time extensions to a construction company on a contract project in exchange for NT$5 million in bribes.
A police officer and a robbery suspect were shot during a nighttime arrest in Taichung, yesterday.1 Comment
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.
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
Monday, August 25, 2014
President Ma Ying-jeou touted the new bus rapid transit (BRT) system in Taichung Sunday, describing it as being designed by professionals to attract people to use mass transport tools.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The Taiwan Area National Expressway Engineering Bureau (TANEEB) under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) announced yesterday that construction on the new section between Fengyuan and Tanzi of National Highway No. 4 is expected to begin next year and will complete the last section of the highway network in the Greater Taichung City area after opening to the public in 2021.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Taichung City's Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system opened its Blue Line yesterday, allowing passengers to board at the line's 20 bus stops for free for one year.1 Comment
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) Taichung mayor nominee Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) released his first campaign video yesterday, saying that he wants to integrate Taichung's volunteer resources and build a volunteer database.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Taichung police arrested seven suspects yesterday for their alleged involvement in selling narcotics to students. A total of 700 grams of amphetamines was found during the raid.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The Taiwan High Court, Taichung Branch Court (台中高分院) yesterday sentenced a man to one year and seven months over charges of sexual assault over a disputed bet he made with a woman last year.