Wednesday, March 12, 2014
The Splendor Hotel in Taichung offered an apology yesterday for miscommunication with dissatisfied customers who had not gotten their share of all-you-can-eat lobsters at the hotel's restaurant.
U.S. west coast exclusive fast-food burger chain “In-N-Out” set up shop in Taipei for a mere four hours during a flash marketing campaign yesterday, selling a limited amount of 300 burgers to lucky fans who received wind of the event on popular social network Facebook.
Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) confirmed on Tuesday a Chinese male student as the second German measles case in Taiwan this year.
The Water Resources Agency (WRA, 水利署) announced yesterday that a yellow alert may be issued for the Tainan area as soon as Mar. 20, requiring residents to ration their water usage amid a lack of rainfall.
Students at National Chengchi University (NCCU) yesterday protested the campus “Light House Cafe,” claiming the restaurant exploited 15 student workers by not paying their overtime, not offing labor and health insurance or break time, and fostered several other unreasonable working conditions.
A total of 13 criminal suspects who allegedly operated an illegal underground bank and used violence to run a funeral service business were arrested by the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) yesterday.
Tourism Malaysia held a presentation yesterday in Taichung, central Taiwan, to encourage Taiwanese tourists to visit the southeast Asian country.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) confirmed yesterday that the party would have its final candidate for Taipei mayor by May.
Three men were indicted Monday by the Taichung District Prosecutors Office for producing counterfeit U.S. currency.
New Taipei will expand its efforts to restore the Formosa lily to its once flourishing status on mountains in northern Taiwan, the director of the city's Agriculture Department said.