Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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., 7 Comments
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.
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).
A cook who had murdered his own sister for insurance claims was sentenced to life imprisonment Thursday, after the Supreme Court maintained an earlier ruling and rejected an appeal against it out of concerns for the murderer's mother.
An ad hoc investigation panel headed by the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) busted a Taipei-based telecom fraud ring on April 23, nabbing 6 suspects involved in a number of fraud schemes.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Protesters moved a mock cannon onto the streets of a Kaohsiung community as a sign of defiance against tour buses from mainland China congesting roads, according to Go Hamasen Alliance (哈瑪星願景聯盟), a local association., 1 Comment
Several law experts from National Taiwan University (NTU) yesterday joined a district court judge who criticized Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je's (柯文哲) idea of using surveillance cameras to arrest individuals who violate Taipei City parking policies., 8 Comments
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
The Taipei City Government yesterday extended its demolition deadline for Villa 32 (三二行館) to May 15, citing a positive effort from proprietors to implement orders from officials., 2 Comments
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Pingtung County authorities will take legal action against Taiwan's Third Nuclear Power Plant for failing to report an accident in the plant that could have harmed public safety, a spokesman for the county government said Monday.
Monday, April 27, 2015
Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman and New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) has said repeatedly that he will not run in the 2016 presidential election, but that has not stopped KMT members from trying to keep his options open., 1 Comment
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Tea farmers from Nantou yesterday vouched for the safety of their products after an ongoing probe into tainted tea drinks traced the origin of the materials to the central region.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
A mechanic has been acquitted in a case where two people died in an elevator accident in Kaohsiung about 18 months ago, according to the district court in the southern city.