Thursday, August 28, 2014
Pan-green Taipei mayoral nominee Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday promised to boost security and public order in Taipei City by recruiting more security staff and putting up a greater number of security cameras after his Kuomintang (KMT) counterpart Sean Lien (連勝文) made a similar announcement.
The Tainan District Prosecutors Office prosecuted another 79 people yesterday over the sale of water-injected meat to the military following legal action taken against 14 offenders in June.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The doors to Taipei's iconic Xing Tian Temple (行天宮) opened as normal at 4 a.m. Tuesday, but gone for the first time was the smoke from burning incense that had filled the halls and corridors of the popular religious site for almost a half century., 1 Comment
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Police yesterday arrested two suspects surnamed Lin and Cheng in Pingtung and Yulin who allegedly kidnapped and killed billionaire Shih Chia-chin (施家金)., 1 Comment
Kaohsiung citizens will decide whether Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊) is fit to serve in the same position within the next 100 days, Chen herself said yesterday in response to criticism over her handling of the Kaohsiung explosions.
A man, surnamed Lin, yesterday was sent to Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital (花蓮慈濟醫院) following an accident whereby the man was hit by a Tze-Chiang Limited Express (自強號) train while on duty as a maintenance cleaner.
Monday, August 25, 2014
New Taipei police said Sunday that carbon monoxide poisoning was the cause of the death of two Mormon missionaries who were found a day earlier in an apartment they shared in New Taipei's Sanchong District.
President Ma Ying-jeou touted the new bus rapid transit (BRT) system in Taichung Sunday, describing it as being designed by professionals to attract people to use mass transport tools.
An eight-year-old boy whose name was not revealed due to privacy issues fell into a 15-meter deep ravine in the northern county of Miaoli, but was found to be “miraculously” unharmed, rescuers said Sunday.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
A memorial service was held Saturday in outlying Kinmen County to mark the 56th anniversary of the start of an artillery battle between Taiwan and China.