Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Sean Lien (連勝文) and Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), widely seen as the top two contenders in the year-end Taipei mayoral election, currently have nearly the same chance of victory, according to poll results released yesterday.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Executives from six electroplating factories in the central county of Changhua were charged Monday with illegally discharging polluted water into irrigation channels.
A college student who was harshly criticized for punishing her cat by putting it in a plastic container last December was ordered on Monday to do 40 hours of community service after pleading guilty to a charge of cruelty to animals.
The story of three Taipei high school students who stopped to help an elderly man unable to care for himself featured prominently in local papers Monday as an example of good Samaritanism.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Tainan Mayor William Lai (賴清德), a member of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), yesterday urged people to remain calm over a recent incident in which members of the Alliance of Referendum for Taiwan toppled a statue of the Republic of China's founding father Sun Yat-sen (孫逸仙) in Tainan (台南)., 11 Comments
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Police in Taichung yesterday found remains of a woman reported missing last April after her alleged killer disclosed the location of where the body was buried, officials said.
Friday, February 21, 2014
The Taipei City Government is turning parts of the disused Zhong Shan soccer stadium into a leisure farm to promote urban micro-farming and from April will be encouraging city residents to “adopt” potted vegetables and fruit that will be grown there, program organizers said yesterday.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
The Keelung District Prosecutors Office took Huang Ching-ruei (黃慶瑞), the former leader of a narcotics unit within the Keelung City Police Bureau, and four other former police officers into custody over the smuggling and sale of heroin in Keelung City, yesterday.
Martin Walsh, deputy representative of the Australian Office Taipei, said Wednesday that he recognized the Yunlin County government's efforts to create a safe and friendly environment for local farmers.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
A puppy lost a row of teeth when it tried to avoid an eagle attack and hit an object in a park yesterday in Taoyuan (桃園).