Firefighters rescue a drunk man stuck on a ninth-floor window ledge in Taoyuan on Thursday, Jan. 19. Reports say that, far from being suicidal, the man had gotten into the situation when drinking at a friend's home and wanting to get fresh air. Even after sobering up, the man said he could not recall how he had climbed outside.
A skinny horse of the ferghana horse breed, otherwise known as "sweat blood horse" in Chinese, is shown here after being auctioned off by the Administrative Enforcement Agency's Taoyuan branch on Tuesday, Jan. 17.
Taoyuan's Public Health Bureau on Monday advised elderly people and those in other high-risk groups to receive flu vaccinations as early as possible because flu infection tends to reach a peak in winter.
Police authorities recently arrested 14 suspects as part of a national crackdown on firearm modification factories, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has announced.
The Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC) made a splash in water quality management with the implementation of a new set of environmental management standards (ISO 14001) at its water purification facility in Pingzhen District, Taoyuan.
Taoyuan police recently arrested three suspects for allegedly growing marijuana in their rented apartments, according to the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB).
A bomb squad was called in to the Taoyuan airport Saturday after ground crew stumbled on what they believed to be a broken bottle containing gunpowder.
Several dozen people demonstrated outside the Transportation Ministry Monday, demanding that it not allow Taoyuan Aerotropolis planning to proceed to the review stage until the scale of land expropriation for the ambitious project be reduced.
Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦), left, visits the city's Hsin Yung Incinerator on Monday, Nov. 14.
At least 27 flights scheduled to depart from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on Thursday morning were delayed after passengers and aircrew were stuck in traffic due to a road expansion project, Taoyuan Airport Corp. said.