Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Animal welfare activists said yesterday there is a wide discrepancy between the official government census and their own count of Taiwan venues featuring animal shows.
Monday, January 5, 2015
A Rukai village in Wutai Township, Pintung County recently held a ceremony to celebrate a same-sex couple 'adopting' a child., 1 Comment
The Nantou County Government announced that tourism hotspot Hehuan Mountain is to get a special medical station as the remote area has been scene to a series of recent traffic accidents. Officials said that the plan is to turn the Kunyang parking lot into a medical station to service the mountainous region starting March 1.
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) is calling for a re-evaluation of the HIV-infected organ donation case that resulted in his demotion and loss of title. Ko is requesting that prosecutors repeal their decision, which would effectively revive his title as a surgeon. The Commission on Disciplinary Sanctions of Functionaries (CDSF, 公懲會) denied Ko's appeal as they identified no reason to reinstate his status., 1 Comment
A Sinyi Realty (信義房屋) agent died Wednesday while performing on stage at the company's year-end banquet (尾牙) after suddenly collapsing without warning.
Sunday, January 4, 2015
Claims by Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je's (柯文哲) former campaign manager have fueled speculation about his love-hate relationship with the main opposition Democratic Progressive Party, which gave full backing to his mayoral bid., 2 Comments
Saturday, January 3, 2015
The efficiency Taipei showed in cleaning tons of trash left behind by hundreds of thousands of revelers at the city's New Year countdown party has sparked a debate about the role the new mayor might have played in organizing such efficient work., 1 Comment
Taoyuan police has recently arrested two Malaysians and a Taiwanese suspects in connection with a cross-border heroine-smuggling ring, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has announced.
Friday, January 2, 2015
Three female Coast Guard personnel who volunteered to go on active duty on a Taiwan-controlled island in the disputed South China Sea have all left their posts on the remote island and returned Taiwan, local media reported yesterday.
Thursday, January 1, 2015
Following new Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je's (柯文哲) war against illegally constructed housing, the city's Construction Management Office released the positive results of former Mayor Hau Lung-bin's (郝龍斌) term in office: around 80 percent of illegal structures reported have been torn down., 1 Comment