Wednesday, April 9, 2014
A district court in Taipei yesterday sentenced a Turkish man to one year and 10 months in prison for attempted rape and ordered that he be deported after he has served his prison term.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
The Taipei City Department of Health (臺北市政府衛生局) released a report yesterday, showing a high percentage of Taipei teens are either currently in relationships or have had experience dating.
Kuomintang Luchu Township Representative Wang Kui-fen (王貴芬) yesterday was sentenced to five months in prison by the Taoyuan District Court for slapping a nurse in the face in public., 1 Comment
Thirty people were fined during the April 3-6 Kenting Music Festival for violating a new outdoor smoking ban, Pingtung County's Public Health Bureau said Monday.
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Many of the military experts who spent years clearing tens of thousands of landmines from the islands of Kinmen may be leaving the outlying county behind, but their contribution to Kinmen's residents will be remembered in a new exhibition hall that opened this week.
Friday, April 4, 2014
A district court cleared Chiayi County Magistrate Chang Hwa-kuan (張花冠) of charges that she accepted bribes during her time as a legislator from 2002 to 2008.
A southern Taiwan hospital has been teaching and practicing traditional Chinese medicine at the nation's Caribbean ally St. Lucia as it engaged in medical diplomacy to promote Taiwan's soft power internationally.
The Taipei City Government Department of Transportation (DOT, 臺北市政府交通局) has announced a temporary suspension of operations on all YouBike kiosks and stations between 1 and 5 a.m. on Tuesday, April 8.
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Identification photo booths found in household registration offices around Taipei made news yesterday, revealing that the software programs installed redirected any photo takers to a mainland China-based website.
The Taipei City Construction Management Office (CCMO, 北市建築管理工程處) announced yesterday that stiff fines were issued to five cases of illegal residences that were built in non-residential zones, with a 13-story building receiving fines as high as NT$3.9 million.