A Kaohsiung man was discharged from E-Da Hospital in the city Wednesday after recovering from gastric bypass surgery to help reduce his weight.
Kaohsiung police yesterday arrested a 38-year-old suspect, surnamed Liu, in connection with the killing of a 60-year-old retired female teacher, surnamed Kao, whose body was found in her car on Dec. 3. Liu has previously been convicted of fraud.
An 18-year-old woman suspected of devising a plan to kill her husband in order to receive insurance payouts was released by the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office yesterday. The woman was let go without bail after prosecutors' investigations resulted in insufficient evidence to prove her guilty.
The Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office investigated members from a campaign team that allegedly bought votes on behalf of an anonymous city councilor candidate the night before election day.
A candidate for a Kaohsiung city government seat in the Nov. 29 elections crashed his car into Kaohsiung City Hall Monday to protest what he described as the local government's making things difficult for members of his family.
Kaohsiung police arrested fugitive Sun Kuo-kai and three others on Oct. 30 while they were partying with female escorts. Police said Sun is well known in north Kaohsiung and is known to possess many weapons.
Kaohsiung residents will be able to turn the pests that have spread dengue fever in the southern Taiwan city into an asset, as the city plans to reward those who have caught the most mosquitoes by Saturday.
Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan said Wednesday that more than 6,000 dengue fever cases have been reported there so far this year, the highest number in the country.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) yesterday announced the discovery of 4.6 kilograms of heroin at Kaohsiung International Airport, and the subsequent arrest of two female Malaysian suspects.1 Comment
Due to hot and humid weather in Kaohsiung this summer, an outbreak of dengue fever in the southern city has continued to worsen, accounting for the majority of 2,000 cases reported across the nation, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Tuesday.