Sunday, August 24, 2014
A memorial service was held Saturday in outlying Kinmen County to mark the 56th anniversary of the start of an artillery battle between Taiwan and China.
Taoyuan City has the largest number of temples dedicated to Tu Di Gong, the earth god in Chinese folk religion, in proportion to its population in Taiwan.
Taipei City Government collaborating with the central government, local governments and civil associations yesterday held an exhibition of the cultures of new immigrants to celebrate their integration into local communities.
A faulty underground electric cable in a Kaohsiung neighborhood kept sending out cracking sounds, sparks and odors from the city's sewers yesterday, worrying residents that there would be a repeat of the deadly gas explosions that hit the southern city a few weeks ago.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Kuomintang (KMT) Tainan chapter chief Hsieh Lung-chieh (謝龍介) yesterday urged Tainan Mayor William Lai (賴清德) to explain his apparent about-face over the ban on U.S. pork.
Friday, August 22, 2014
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Domestic waterski and wakeboard lovers yesterday called on the government to relax current regulations and allow more water areas, including reservoirs, to be accessed for training and competition purposes.
The Taiwan Area National Expressway Engineering Bureau (TANEEB) under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) announced yesterday that construction on the new section between Fengyuan and Tanzi of National Highway No. 4 is expected to begin next year and will complete the last section of the highway network in the Greater Taichung City area after opening to the public in 2021.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Lee Ching-guo (李清國), general manager of Shin Shin Natural Gas Co. Ltd (欣欣天然氣公司), yesterday issued an apology regarding the gas explosion that killed two in Xindian, New Taipei.