Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The Taipei District Prosecutors Office (TDPO) yesterday said that former Taoyuan Deputy Magistrate Yeh Shih-wen (葉世文) confessed to having received a bribe of NT$4 million for the A7 public housing project in Linkou of New Taipei City, noting that Yeh on Monday deposited NT$4 million to the TDPO's designated account.
Orchid Island residents on Tuesday asked critics of a plan by President Chain Store Corp. to put a 7-Eleven convenience store on the remote outpost to mind their own business.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Hundreds of football fans from all over the world gathered together yesterday morning to root and shout for their favorite teams in the FIFA World Cup Final at Grand Hyatt Taipei's We Are One Championship Fiesta.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Taipei has been selected as one of the finalists for the C40 & Siemens City Climate Leadership Awards, which recognize cities that have successfully implemented projects to tackle climate change, Taipei environmental officials said Sunday.
The New Taipei City Junior Chorus was named the winner of the Children's Choir category at the eighth World Choir Games, also known as “the Olympics for Choirs,” that concluded Sunday in Riga, Latvia.
Japan's decision last week to lift a ban on the use of “collective self-defense” is a first step in a bid to revise the longstanding U.S.-Japan security cooperation treaty this year, an official of a Taiwanese think tank with ties to the major opposition party said Tuesday.
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Friday, July 11, 2014
The Criminal Investigation Division of the Taipei City Police Department (臺北市政府警察局刑事警察大隊) yesterday interviewed a man who posted a message on his social media page that warned of an upcoming attack on the Taipei Metro.
The Chinese-language United Evening News yesterday reported that of six pilots who operated the three Boeing AH-64 Apaches during the Republic of China Military Academy (ROCMA, 中華民國陸軍軍官學校) graduation ceremony on June 16, one was an unqualified pilot in training, adding one more mark to the negative track record of the choppers., 1 Comment
Police in Hualien were accused of abuse of power after detaining a 73-year-old woman for more than eight hours.