Friday, July 31, 2015
A 31-year-old woman surnamed Kuo (郭), a victim of the Formosa Water Park explosions, was taken off a ventilator and pronounced dead at Tainan's Chi Mei Medical Center (台南奇美醫學中心) at 7:06 p.m., yesterday.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has recently smashed a fraud ring that allegedly used online social network sites to scam hundreds of mainland Chinese women under a false investment scheme.
Anti-commercialism sentiment is visible among the public due to a lack of wage increases, which has affected both government officials and private enterprises, said the chairman of the General Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of China (ROCCOC, 全國商業總會) yesterday.
The Central Weather Bureau issued a heavy rainfall warning Thursday afternoon due to a strong convective system above Taiwan, although it said the weather could be less violent than that of the past few days.
The first Super Leisure Lifestyle Show (SLLS) held by Kaohsiung Exhibition Center Corporation will take place from July 31 to Aug. 2, according to a press release from its organizer.
Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC,???台灣自來水公司) said Tuesday that it has been cooperating with international water expert teams to reduce leakage from pipes.
More than 30 percent of high school students supported by a charity in Taiwan do paid work for more than two hours each day during term time and twice as long during the summer and winter vacations, according to the results of a new survey.
Total construction volume of presale and new homes contracted 30.04 percent to NT$272.2 billion in the second quarter from the same period last year on uncertainty over demand due to property tax revision, a developer said yesterday.
The Special Investigation Division (SID, 特偵組) yesterday concluded its investigation of Singfor Life Insurance Co. (幸福人壽) and indicted the company's former chairmen Eric Teng (鄧文聰) and Huang Cheng-i (黃正一) for hallowing out over US$400 million in company assets.
Shares in Taiwan staged a technical rebound Thursday from recent losses, as bargain hunters turned active to pick up heavyweight stocks in both the financial and electronics sectors, dealers said.