Tuesday, August 26, 2014
A man, surnamed Lin, yesterday was sent to Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital (花蓮慈濟醫院) following an accident whereby the man was hit by a Tze-Chiang Limited Express (自強號) train while on duty as a maintenance cleaner.
Monday, August 25, 2014
New Taipei police said Sunday that carbon monoxide poisoning was the cause of the death of two Mormon missionaries who were found a day earlier in an apartment they shared in New Taipei's Sanchong District.
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.
An eight-year-old boy whose name was not revealed due to privacy issues fell into a 15-meter deep ravine in the northern county of Miaoli, but was found to be “miraculously” unharmed, rescuers said Sunday.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
A memorial service was held Saturday in outlying Kinmen County to mark the 56th anniversary of the start of an artillery battle between Taiwan and China.
Taoyuan City has the largest number of temples dedicated to Tu Di Gong, the earth god in Chinese folk religion, in proportion to its population in Taiwan.
Taipei City Government collaborating with the central government, local governments and civil associations yesterday held an exhibition of the cultures of new immigrants to celebrate their integration into local communities., 1 Comment
A faulty underground electric cable in a Kaohsiung neighborhood kept sending out cracking sounds, sparks and odors from the city's sewers yesterday, worrying residents that there would be a repeat of the deadly gas explosions that hit the southern city a few weeks ago.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Kuomintang (KMT) Tainan chapter chief Hsieh Lung-chieh (謝龍介) yesterday urged Tainan Mayor William Lai (賴清德) to explain his apparent about-face over the ban on U.S. pork.
Friday, August 22, 2014