Saturday, April 18, 2015
The Shilin District Prosecutors Office yesterday conducted a probe on the Guizikeng Country Club (貴子坑鄉村俱樂部) for its alleged illegal structure and questioned the club's owner as well as four officials from the Taipei City Construction Management Office (TCCMO).
Friday, April 17, 2015
CNN on Wednesday picked eight restaurants that it said serves the best beef noodles in Taipei, a city that it noted has an annual festival devoted to the dish., 1 Comment
Former Changhua Magistrate Cho Po-yuan (卓伯源) declared he would file a lawsuit against a prosecutor of the Changhua District Prosecutors Office, (CDPO, 彰化地檢署) Chu Jian-fu (朱健福), at the Legislative Yuan yesterday afternoon accusing him of initiating an unlawful search of his residence and leaking confidential information to the press afterwards., 1 Comment
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Twenty-three Vietnamese stowaways were found aboard a tiny wooden boat only just slightly larger than a bamboo raft the night before yesterday in the seas off Nanliao Fishing Harbor (南寮漁港), said Hsinchu coastguardsmen.
A wanted man shot himself in the head late last night in Kaohsiung after finding that he was completely surrounded by the police and there was no possibility of escape.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) may have jeopardized an ongoing government investigation led by the Department of Information Technology (DIT, 台北市資訊局) .
Expropriation hearings for the locally managed zone of Taoyuan Aerotropolis will take about one year to complete, Greater Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) announced yesterday.
A suspect was arrested in New Taipei on April 1 for firearms modification and possession of narcotics, according to the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局).
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
The Taichung District Prosecutors Office yesterday conducted an impromptu search at the Taipei Metro's Central District Project Office in Taichung City, taking away a box of documents at the end and left no clear explanation of the investigation.
Taipei police arrested a male suspect for allegedly paying underage girls in return for sex, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has announced., 1 Comment
Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan has been using aerial photography to track down sources of air pollution, with officials saying the new technology helps them work more effectively.
Taipei City's Public Work Department has built 40 cuckoo clock-shaped birdhouses in Daan Forest Park (大安森林公園) with the aim of adding a touch of nature to the rapidly urbanized city, a city official said Monday.
Monday, April 13, 2015
The annual Songkran water festival was held Sunday as usual in New Taipei City but the organizers decided to forego the customary water splashing activities this year in favor of a foot-washing ritual, as Taiwan remained in the grip of its worst drought in decades.
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Taichung Mayor Lin Chia-lung yesterday dismissed speculation that the deadly accident at an MRT construction site had anything to do with government pressure to rush the completion of the city's mass rapid transit railway project., 3 Comments