Tuesday, September 29, 2015
A German court Monday sentenced two Rwandan rebel leaders to long jail terms for masterminding massacres in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo from their homes in Germany, capping a trial hailed by the U.N. as a breakthrough.
The Air Force pilots found in an AT-3 jet last weekend died instantly upon frontal impact and did not have illicit or prescription drugs in their systems, according to an autopsy report released yesterday.
When seeking a marriage partner, people in Taiwan attach the most importance to their prospective spouses' attitude toward money and values (16.88 percent), followed by income and financial status (13.62 percent), and lastly personality traits (11.88 percent), according to the results of a recent survey.
Monday, September 28, 2015
The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a land warning for Typhoon Dujuan at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, cautioning the public in Northern and Eastern Taiwan to be prepared for heavy rain.
"The Way We Were" (16個夏天), a 16-episode series about a love story that spans 16 summers, won the 50th Golden Bell Awards for best television series Saturday in Taipei.
The number of dengue fever cases since the start of the summer has increased to 17,112, with 98.39 percent occurring in Tainan and Kaohsiung, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said on Sunday.
The bodies of two Air Force pilots, who died after their AT-3 training aircraft crashed in the mountains earlier this week, were sent back to base at the Republic of China Air Force Academy on Sunday, and were greeted by grieving family members.
An 8-month-old mixed breed dog departed for his adopted family in Canada later Sunday, a lucky turn in his young life that nearly ended prematurely earlier this year, an animal charity group said.
Taiwan's ultra marathon runner Tommy Chen (陳彥博) was crowned the champion of the 273-kilometer long Grand to Grand Ultra held in the U.S. on Sunday.