Friday, July 10, 2015
An explosion at a recycling yard in the Shulin District of New Taipei City left one dead and three with minor injuries, yesterday afternoon.
The dark cloud left by a vote-buying scandal last year in Fuhsing District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan's semi-autonomous indigenous region, may have a silver lining in Saturday's special election.
A college student was carried away by a rogue wave Thursday in outlying Green Island southeast of Taiwan as Typhoon Chan-hom approaches the country.
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Students Yao Chang-hao (姚昌鎬) and Hu Shu-wen (許舒雯) from Tatung University's (大同大學) Department of Mechanical Engineering and Hsu Yu-yu (徐郁瑜) and Lin Meng-chiao (林孟樵) from National Taiwan Ocean University's (國立海洋大學) Department of Marine Engineering are heading to Iceland, Sweden and Norway to research on geothermal energy this summer.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
The Taipei City Hall arson case drew to a close yesterday, as the Taipei City Police brought in a suspect with supposed mental disorders.
Taichung's existing bus rapid transit (BRT) system is set to be replaced today by "optimized dedicated bus lanes," with 32 of the older BRT double-carriage buses belonging to the Taichung City Government scheduled for repurposing; 16 of the older models are being turned into sightseeing buses that will travel along the coast, while the remaining vehicles will operate on Taiwan Boulevard (台灣大道)., 1 Comment
An alternative service conscript serving at the Kaohsiung City Fire Department assisted in emergency deliveries of newborns two times in the span of a week, according to local officials.
Kinmen County authorities have launched a campaign to protect students from violence, drugs and other illegal activities during the current summer break, working in conjunction with the Ministry of the Interior under the central government.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
A 17-year-old U.S. citizen of Chinese descent fell to his death from a building at the Chientan Overseas Youth Activity Center in Taipei, the center's owner, China Youth Corps, confirmed Monday.
According to the Kaohsiung City Government Department of Health (DOH, 高雄市衛生局), 10 patients have died since June due to influenza infections, including a 4- year-old girl, the department said yesterday.