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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
A 80-year-old man's body was discovered near a road and his 66-year-old wife was found dead in a car near the scene, the Chiayi police said yesterday, adding that as two notes were discovered in the car, the police suspect the couple committed suicide.
National Taiwan University (NTU) yesterday sent out a notice to its students, instructing them not to dress up as ghosts and frighten people on campus. The notice comes after receiving several complaints from students and faculty members alike.
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Tuesday, July 8, 2014
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) recently arrested two alleged drug dealers, saying that the suspects had allegedly imported various ingredients from other countries and made them into drugs at a factory near the Formosa Fun Coast in Bali District, New Taipei City.
A group of protesters from Harmony Home Association and various civil organizations protested in front of Taipei City Hall yesterday to demand that the city's Department of Social Welfare (DOSW) stop harassing residences of Harmony Home.
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Monday, July 7, 2014
Taiwan -- Thousands celebrate Yuan Zai's 1st birthday
Thousands braved the summer heat Sunday to celebrate the first birthday of Yuan Zai, the first giant panda cub born in Taiwan, who has attracted hundreds of thousands of visitors in six months.
Sunday, July 6, 2014
Taiwan -- Yilan fest invites families through August
The 2014 annual Yilan International Children's Folklore and Folkgame Festival (YICFFF, 宜蘭國際童玩藝術節) kicked off yesterday, presenting an array of child-friendly water activities, exhibitions, performances and facilities visitors can enjoy until Aug. 24.
Taiwan -- Runaway hot air balloon loses control in Taitung, lands safely
A hot air balloon carrying three people lost control and drifted in the air for almost three hours in Taitung yesterday before some 30 people on the ground managed to pull it down to safety, officials said.
The central county of Changhua launched its annual Wanggong Fireworks Festival Saturday with a ceremony at a temple near the fishing port.
Saturday, July 5, 2014
Taipei's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) yesterday said it will consult the executive branch on the Taipei High Administration Court's recent ruling revoking an environmental assessment of the Beitou gondola project before it decides whether or not to appeal the ruling.
Taiwan -- LWOD sets up scuba-diving training course for the physically challenged
The League of Welfare Organizations for the Disabled (LWOD) is organizing a scuba-diving training program for physically challenged people in order to increase their participation in outdoor recreational activities.
  
  
  
  
  
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