The four Dapu households which won a court battle against the Ministry of the Interior (MOI) regarding the Ministry's decision to demolish their houses yesterday headed to the MOI and pleaded for the government to drop further applications for an appeal.
Miaoli Magistrate Liu Cheng-hung (劉政鴻) said yesterday that the recent court ruling on the government's handling of the Dapu (大浦) project may have negative implications for Taiwan's economic development.4 Comments
The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) wishes to create a "win-win" situation regarding the Dapu incident, and therefore will wait until it receives an official court verdict, discusses the matter with the Miaoli County Government and will then make a final decision, Interior Minister Lee Hong-yuan (李鴻源) said yesterday.
An institute for the disabled in Miaoli County recently drew attention when its chairman, Chou Pen-chi (周本錡), was alleged to have abused residents over a significant period of time.
Miaoli Magistrate Liu Cheng-hung (劉政鴻) yesterday pressed charges against Chen Wei-ting (陳為廷), a National Tsing Hua University student, for throwing a shoe that hit Liu in September.
Twenty-five passengers suffered injuries of various degrees after their tourist bus overturned on a mountain highway in Miaoli County yesterday.
A memorial ceremony for the late private property rights activist Chang Sen-wen (張森文) was held yesterday at the site where his property was demolished by the government, and was attended by hundreds of his supporters who turned out to give their condolences to his family.
Almost 40 dogs found abandoned in a public cemetery in Miaoli County on Friday have all found new owners, according to a neighborhood watch leader who arranged the adoptions.
The magistrate of Miaoli County was confronted by angry family members of a man who died yesterday in a suspected act of suicide two months after the local government demolished his pharmacy to make way for a public project.