Monday, June 1, 2015
The "Queen's Head," the most famous rock formation in Yehliu Geopark, faces an uncertain fate despite an all-out effort to prevent its thinning neck from snapping, the North Coast & Guanyinshan National Scenic Area said.
Sunday, May 31, 2015
An 8-year-old girl who had her throat slit by a man believed to be looking for a random target at her school in Taipei died yesterday despite hours of efforts by doctors to save her life, police said.3 Comments
Saturday, May 30, 2015
An 8-year-old school girl surnamed Liu yesterday sustained a severe injury to her neck when a 29 year-old man named Kung Chung-an (龔重安) assaulted her with a knife within the premises of the victim's school, yesterday.6 Comments
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The family of a scooter rider who previously accused the Honduran ambassador of a hit-and-run over a traffic accident earlier this month has apologized to Ambassador Rafael Fernando Sierra Quesada on Monday.2 Comments
Officials from Taipei's Bureau of Civil Affairs (政府民政局) recently held a meeting with governing members of Taipei's famed Longshan Temple (龍山寺) on the issue of whether joss sticks should no longer be used, for the sake of the environment.2 Comments
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
An investigation team from the New Taipei District Prosecutors Office (NTDPO, 新北地檢署) led by Prosecutor Chu Ren-jie (褚仁傑), summoned four police officers yesterday for allegedly shielding and abetting a loan shark and reportedly forcing borrowers to transfer house and land deeds to the alleged loan shark, according to the Bureau of Investigation (BOI, 調查局).4 Comments
Monday, May 25, 2015
A member of Taipei City government's Clean Government Committee (CGC, 臺北市政府廉政透明委員會) yesterday took to Facebook to criticize the city's Department of Civil Ethics for its role in a whistleblower case.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Taipei City Government Department of Urban Development Commissioner Lin Jou-min (林洲民) said yesterday that partial construction has resumed on the south side of the controversial Taipei Dome project.3 Comments
Friday, May 22, 2015
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday visited Taipei City councilors from the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to present a report on five major ongoing corruption scandals.3 Comments
Thursday, May 21, 2015
The Centers for Disease Control said it suspects that four employees at a duty-free shop in Taipei who were diagnosed with measles last week might have contracted the disease from tourists.