Monday, September 28, 2015
The number of dengue fever cases since the start of the summer has increased to 17,112, with 98.39 percent occurring in Tainan and Kaohsiung, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said on Sunday.
The bodies of two Air Force pilots, who died after their AT-3 training aircraft crashed in the mountains earlier this week, were sent back to base at the Republic of China Air Force Academy on Sunday, and were greeted by grieving family members.
An 8-month-old mixed breed dog departed for his adopted family in Canada later Sunday, a lucky turn in his young life that nearly ended prematurely earlier this year, an animal charity group said.
Taiwan's ultra marathon runner Tommy Chen (陳彥博) was crowned the champion of the 273-kilometer long Grand to Grand Ultra held in the U.S. on Sunday.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Two pilots were found dead yesterday in the cockpit of an AT-3 training jet that went missing during a routine training flight over Central Taiwan on Tuesday.
Cerebrations for the Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋節) weekend began yesterday as people took advantage of the weekend to jump-start festive activities such as barbecue and moon-watching.
Typhoon Dujuan has picked up speed on its approach to Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau said Saturday, cautioning that both sea and land warnings are expected on the Mid-Autumn Festival Sunday.
A cross-border telecommunications fraud ring that operated in Taiwan, China and Philippines was recently busted by Taiwanese police authorities, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) announced.
Thailand's Budsabakorn Sukapan bested her compatriot Pavarisa Yoktuan yesterday to win the 2015 CTBC Ladies Open at Taiwan's Orient Golf & Country Club. The victory was worth NT$1 million.
Four baby bottle products were found to contain bisphenol A (BPA), which poses a health hazard, and the government has ordered their removal from shelves.