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Friday, May 8, 2015
A worker at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport services Co. has been fired after he was caught attempting to steal from the luggage of passengers traveling on the Emirates airline, police said.
Some 82 percent of mothers in Taiwan were connected to their children's Facebook accounts in 2014, up from 79 percent a year earlier, according to Facebook data.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
The Yunlin police yesterday arrested four men for abducting a dairy farmer after the farmer refused to give the men NT$16 million when they tried blackmailing him several months ago.
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Whether Taiwan Mobile Co. belongs to the cultural and creative industries is at the discretion of the Taipei City Government, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) said yesterday.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) announced yesterday that the Songshan Cultural and Creative Park (松山文創園區) project is "legal but unreasonable," and explained the Taipei City Government will fully prepare before engaging in the next stage of negotiations with Fubon Land (富邦建設).
The Lienchiang District Court said Monday that it had convicted the captain and eight crew of a Chinese fishing vessel of electrofishing in waters near Taiwan's outlying Matsu Island in January.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Taiwan -- 27-vehicle collision leaves 3 dead and 5 injured
A 27-vehicle collision left three dead and five injured yesterday in Greater Taichung.
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"To save up enough money to help our mother buy a new house" is the wish made for the upcoming Mother's Day by the Lin sisters, whose filial piety was recognized at an award ceremony held Sunday in Kaohsiung.
Two brothers were arrested by Taipei police on April 30 on charges of manufacturing and selling narcotics at night clubs in Taipei, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) has announced.
The CTBC Charity Foundation (中國信託慈善基金會) said it collected over NT$158 million for disadvantaged youth during its annual Light Up a Life (點燃生命之火) fundraiser.
Monday, May 4, 2015
More than 4,500 runners from 38 countries took part in the annual Taipei 101 Run Up Sunday, with Poland's Piotr Lobodzinsky and Australian Suzy Walsham winning in the men's and women's elite group categories.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday tried to explain a widely criticized statement that he made during a religious event on the evening of Saturday May 2, but admitted that he had misspoken.
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Taiwan -- Ko admits to  'gangster' gaffe slur against Zhanghua locals
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Thanks to growing precipitation and the resulting influx of water to Kaohsiung's main source of water, the Gaoping River (高屏溪), the third-stage water rationing scheduled to begin next week will be postponed, the government said yesterday.
Taiwan -- Phase-three water rationing in Kaohsiung delayed: gov't
Friday, May 1, 2015
A student attending Kaohsiung Medical University (KMU, 高雄醫學大學), surnamed Huang (黃), committed suicide yesterday morning after being implicated in the murder of a fellow student, surnamed Liu (劉), on April 28, according to the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office (KDPO, 高雄地檢署).
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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