Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Tainan City Mayor William Lai (賴清德) blasted the Control Yuan over its decision to impeach him yesterday and vowed to continue avoiding city council sessions. As of today, Lai has gone 210 days without entering the council chamber., 1 Comment
A man, surnamed Chiu, accused of strangling his girlfriend to death last August was sentenced to life imprisonment and deprived of his public rights, Taichung District Court reported yesterday.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Large pigeons at the Taipei Zoo that are the closest living relative of the extinct dodo bird were confirmed recently to have successfully reproduced for the first time in four years, the zoo reported on Monday.
Due to a water scooter malfunction, two foreigners were stranded for hours yesterday in the sea before being rescued by Yilan County Coast Guard., 2 Comments
A sheltered dog nicknamed Tom (阿湯哥), after movie star Tom Cruise, was mistakenly euthanized by Hsinchu County Animal Disease Control Center, a report claimed yesterday., 2 Comments
One of six black-faced spoonbills that was cured of a botulism infection in March has flown to Dalian, China, the Tainan City Government Agriculture Bureau reported yesterday.
Taoyuan City Government has recently launched a film as part of a campaign to prevent domestic violence.
Nanhua University (南華大學) has announced that it will hold the International Youth Seminar on Life and Ch'an, in which thousands of college and graduate students from around the world gather to experience Ch'an and Taiwan culture.
A chicken farm in Taitung, Eastern Taiwan has been confirmed to have been infected with the highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza virus, and the farm's chickens, as well as ducks and geese, were set to be culled later Monday.
Sunday, August 2, 2015
Houtong Cat Village (猴硐貓村), is a gritty little mining town that has in recent years become famous online for its burgeoning cat population., 1 Comment