Taipei's education chief disclosed Sunday that he had tendered his resignation on Sept. 20 because he wished to return to academia, a move that came one day after another city department head quit.
Armed policemen were deployed outside an apartment in Suao Towhship of Yilan County early Monday morning, as they attempted to arrest a man suspected in a fatal shooting. However, when police entered the suspect's home, they found that the suspect had committed suicide.
The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) said Monday that it was canceling parts of a series of events to mark the 30th anniversary of the party's founding, due to an approaching typhoon.
Former President Ma Ying-jeou gave his first lecture at Soochow University on Monday after accepting an honorary teaching position at the Taipei-based university.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) recently warned the public of rampant concert ticket fraud as pop diva Hebe Tien is about to launch a series of Taipei concerts at the end of this year.
"So, are the students fitting in alright?"
The Taipei City Government continued to hemorrhage senior officials Sunday, with news of the resignation of Education Department chief Tang Chih-min (湯志民).
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je, right, plays a game of xiangqi (also known as Chinese chess) with a senior citizen on Sunday, Sept. 25.
Workers inspect an evacuation slide attached to an Airbus 320 passenger jet owned by TransAsia Airways at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on Friday, Sept. 23. TransAsia flight GE318 was scheduled to take off at 8:50 a.m.
Police raided the headquarters of scandal-hit Taiwanese game developer XPEC Entertainment Inc. for the first time on Friday, as prosecutors summoned its three individual directors as witnesses.