Tuesday, June 30, 2015
The Chiayi District Court on Monday awarded total damages of NT$10.59 million (US$342,000) to nine mainland tourists who had sustained serious injuries in a bus accident in the city three years ago.
Monday, June 29, 2015
Taipei City's Department of Education yesterday announced that a joint draft plan created for Taipei, New Taipei and Keelung slated for use for the 2016 school year would not be implemented. An alternative strongly pushed by many Taipei district parents may be put in place, with that plan calling for next year's enrollment to be determined using measures that have historically been provided by the Ministry of Education (MOE).
A photo exhibition prepared to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Republic of China's victory in the 1937-1945 war of resistance against Japan will be held at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei July 3-30.
The Environmental Protection Bureau of the Taichung City government decided last Monday to deploy camera attached to drones in its efforts to catch those damaging air quality and jeopardizing road traffic safety by burning dry straw on open ground.
Sunday, June 28, 2015
Former Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) on Thursday said that the Taipei City Government has been suffering from an exodus of employees since the incumbent mayor took office.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je said Saturday that the city government hopes that 30,000 volunteers will sign up to do administrative work and provide services during the Summer Universiade set for Aug. 19-30, 2017.
Saturday, June 27, 2015
The Taiwan High Court has ordered New Taipei Fire Department to pay more than NT$4 million in damages to a man who was injured during a rescue operation five years ago.
A Indonesian man died Friday after he jumped from a height of about three stories off a 30-story building in Taipei around noon.
The Yunlin County Government announced Friday that factories in the western coastal county will be given a period up to two years to stop burning raw coal, following the June 10 implementation of a ban on the practice.
Friday, June 26, 2015
A new instrument landing system was inaugurated Thursday at Magong Airport in outlying Penghu County, which is expected to improve safety after a fatal crash just outside the airport under stormy conditions last July.