The Taichung District Prosecutors Office said Wednesday that a total of 194 toy shotguns circulating in the local military gaming market have been seized, with four suspects arrested for selling them.
Several Taichung councilors hold posters decrying a delay in the construction of a filmmaking center in the central city on Tuesday, Oct. 18. The councilors said the Taichung City government started planning the filmmaking center on advice from renowned director Ang Lee, but added it may now trail other Taiwanese cities in terms of becoming a film production hub. The councilors' lament comes a day after Tainan Mayor William Lai announced that the southern city would build a filmmaking base in Shalun District, Ang Lee's hometown. The Taichung City government said construction would begin on Thursday, Oct. 20.
The century-old Taichung Railway Station will "go into history" after the last Tze-chiang Limited Express Train departs from the station at 8:55 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15. A new elevated railway station will be inaugurated the following day.
An elevated railway in Taichung is shown in the photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 11. The city is due to complete the railway elevation project on Sunday, Oct. 16, and all ground level train services will be terminated. It aims to solve the problem of railway lines dividing urban areas into pieces and causing traffic bottlenecks due to numerous ground-level crossings.
Planners of last month's National Taichung Theater opening ceremony have come under fire for mistreating cultural heavyweights attending the event.
A Vietnamese woman has been taken into custody for abandoning her recently born baby girl at a temple in Taichung last week, local police said Wednesday.
The Taichung police yesterday arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting an Indonesian caregiver working in his home.
Teachers, students and parents prepare to watch a dragon dance celebrating the completion of a new school gate in Central Taiwan, Monday, Aug. 29. National Taichung Senior High School's new gate was unveiled yesterday.
As it warms up for the grand Taichung World Flora Exposition 2018, the Taichung City Government presents Taichung Arts Festival 2016, which will showcase hundreds of performances from local and overseas artists.
A view of Chienku North Road in Taichung City on Monday, Aug. 15. Fencing along the metro system construction site has been taken down and cleared away according to schedule.