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Monday, November 24, 2014
Prosecutors in the outlying island county of Kinmen said Sunday that they have questioned a National Quemoy University student on suspicion of handing out cash to 20 students at the school on behalf of a city council candidate aiming to secure support ahead of the Nov. 29 election.
Taiwan -- State-of-art opera house opens in central Taiwan
Central Taiwan's first opera house opened Sunday with a grand ceremony to inaugurate what Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai called “the pride of Taichung.”
A couple surnamed Yeh (葉) drowned after rescuing their two drowning sons at a beach in Budai Township (布袋鎮), Chiayi County, yesterday.
A 95-year-old woman in Taiwan's southern county of Yunlin came back from the dead last week after her family played her recitations of a Buddhist sutra, the China Times reported Friday.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Taiwan -- Man admits to killing daughter, burying in mountains
A man surnamed Jiang (江) admitted to police yesterday that he personally buried his daughter's dead body even though he previously told police that he abandoned her at a park.
The National Taichung Theater will officially open Nov. 23, when Taiwanese opera company Ming Hwa Yuan will give a charity performance as part of the opening celebration, the Taichung city government said Friday.
A local charity will hold a road race Saturday to raise awareness and funds for abused women and children.
A fair at Taichung's Caowu Square was slated to be held by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) today from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., featuring many activities such as lessons on how to cook U.S. beef and pork, a cooking contest, fundraising events for local charity organizations and sampling of meat.
Friday, November 21, 2014
The Taipei District Prosecutors' Office (TDPO) yesterday said it was seeking the death penalty for stabbing suspect Chang Yen-wen, who allegedly stabbed his ex-girlfriend to death after failing to convince her to remain in their relationship on Sept. 22; prosecutors said that despite the cruel nature of the killing, Chang has not shown any regret for his actions.
Taiwan -- Christmas tree lights up Grand Hyatt Taipei
Grand Hyatt Taipei hosted its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony yesterday to demonstrate the hotel's festive and caring spirit with many internationally and locally renowned brands and restaurants, according to a Grand Hyatt Taipei press release.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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