Tuesday, March 31, 2015
A drug crackdown in Chupei, Hsinchu County last night turned into a shootout between police and drug dealers, with one drug dealer dead, another under arrest and one police officer injured as of press time.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事警察局) and local prosecutors are investigating a Greater Kaohsiung health clinic for selling a controlled substance without a prescription.
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je said the city is mulling raising the water bill next year, as it is lower than those in other parts of Taiwan., 1 Comment
Taichung City's 20th Da Dun Fine Arts Exhibition will be calling for artists to enter their works, said the Taichung City Government's Cultural Affairs Bureau this Wednesday.
Friday, March 27, 2015
A travel center designed to cater to foreign tourists has been established in historic Daxi Township (大溪鎮) in northern Taiwan's Taoyuan City (桃園市) as part of the country's efforts to promote travel to local townships, officials said Thursday.
The Pingtung County Government has teamed up with Line to hold the first Color Rice Field Art Festival on March 28, where Line Friends will be showcased on a field.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
The sinking of a research ship off the coast of Taiwan's Penghu Island late last year was due to human error, the Maritime and Port Bureau (航港局) said Wednesday.
A suspect surnamed Chang has recently been questioned by prosecutors over her alleged involvement in an apartment rental scam, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday announced the establishment of the Taipei City Joint Center for Project Contract Outing and Purchasing, a department that will handle all city government construction dealings openly, so as to eradicate corrupt practices.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday responded to a same-sex couple who asked the mayor to act as a witness during their marriage ceremony should Taipei's City Government authorize their application., 3 Comments