Saturday, August 9, 2014
Former Legislator Shen Fu-hsiung (沈富雄) announced yesterday that he was dropping his bid for Taipei mayor, less than two months after announcing his decision to run in the Nov. 29 election.
A U.S. national yesterday afternoon publicly apologized to a bus driver in front of a police station in Taoyuan after recently verbally abusing the driver on a bus., 10 Comments
A gang fight relating to territorial conflicts took place in Tucheng District, New Taipei City yesterday before dawn, in which two people died and four were injured. According to the Fire Department of New Taipei City, the two deaths were caused by gunshots to the chest and neck., 1 Comment
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Yang Chih-chieh (楊智傑) and the relatives of a girl who allegedly committed suicide held a press conference yesterday, questioning the investigation of the Taoyuan District Prosecutors Office (TDPO) into the girl's death, as well as the judgment of the Taoyuan District Court (TDC).
Thursday, August 7, 2014
A 58-year-old man, surnamed Ho, who was arrested on Aug. 3 in Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport while trying to smuggle drugs into the country, died yesterday in hospital.
Taichung police arrested seven suspects yesterday for their alleged involvement in selling narcotics to students. A total of 700 grams of amphetamines was found during the raid.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) yesterday reportedly displayed his dissatisfaction toward news of the demolition of a potential Taipei City monument, stating that the city government will seek legal action against the landlord of the property., 2 Comments
A foreign bus rider was exposed yesterday by fellow Taiwanese passengers as having abused the driver of his bus after the driver allegedly refused to stop the vehicle when the foreigner rang his stop bell after the bus had reportedly passed his intended station., 17 Comments
New Taipei City's Tourism and Travel Department said yesterday that Shifen Waterfall (十分瀑布) in Pingxi District (平溪) belongs to the public and that the city government will ensure free visits to the scenic natural formation., 1 Comment
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
The Taipei 307 bus route today will conduct a daylong “charity drive,” whereby the earnings of the 307 fleet for the day will be donated to the victims of the Kaohsiung gas explosions.