Wednesday, July 30, 2014
A former member of the Kuomintang (KMT) announced Tuesday that she will drop out of the mayoral race in Chiayi (嘉義) City this November, increasing the chances for the ruling party to keep its only foothold in southern Taiwan.
The meeting of Parasite Museum and Cross-Straits Conference in Parasitology Teaching will take place at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) Medical School lecture hall 3 from July 30 to Aug. 1, according to a press release of the NCKU.
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.
The Taichung City Government on Sunday launched the Bus Rapid Transit of Taichung (BRT) system, partially opening 11 out of the 21 proposed stations on the BRT Blue Line and letting passengers ride for free.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Taiwan's outlying Kinmen County, which is less than 10 kilometers from Xiamen on China's southeastern coast, expressed its interest on Sunday to jointly build and operate a new international airport being planned in the Chinese city.
Taipei has the best quality of education of any of Taiwan's 22 cities and counties, according to the results of a biennial survey conducted by a local magazine.
Taoyuan County Magistrate Wu Chih-yang sees his county emerging as a major transportation hub and growth engine of Taiwan in the coming years because of its strategic location, relatively young population, and strong industrial base.
The outlying island county of Kinmen will continue promoting bicycle riding in the region as part of its efforts to develop tourism, Kinmen County Magistrate Li Wo-shi said Saturday.
Tainan police on Saturday confiscated customized firearms from the rented apartment of a man surnamed Li, who was apprehended on July 25 after trying to get back with his ex-wife through text-message threats and the use of customized firearms and smoke-grenades.
Sunday, July 27, 2014