Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) Chiayi mayoral candidate Tu Hsing-che's (涂醒哲) campaign office yesterday criticized his rival, KMT-nominated Chiayi mayoral candidate Chen Yi-chen (陳以真), for her failure to show up to a campaign rally attended by President Ma Ying-jeou on Sunday.
Independent Keelung mayoral candidate Huang Jing-tai (黃景泰) began a hunger strike Monday to protest a court decision to keep him in detention on corruption charges and prevent him from taking part in campaign activities.
Taipei has been ranked 25th in a survey of the best cities for international students, an improvement of three notches from last year's ranking, according to the poll results published by a British higher education institution Monday.
Jhutian Elementary School in Pingtung County held a memorial ceremony Monday for a deceased Japanese woman in recognition of her love and support for the southern Taiwanese school over the past 33 years.
A candidate for a Kaohsiung city government seat in the Nov. 29 elections crashed his car into Kaohsiung City Hall Monday to protest what he described as the local government's making things difficult for members of his family.
Monday, November 24, 2014
Prosecutors in the outlying island county of Kinmen said Sunday that they have questioned a National Quemoy University student on suspicion of handing out cash to 20 students at the school on behalf of a city council candidate aiming to secure support ahead of the Nov. 29 election.
Central Taiwan's first opera house opened Sunday with a grand ceremony to inaugurate what Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai called “the pride of Taichung.”
A couple surnamed Yeh (葉) drowned after rescuing their two drowning sons at a beach in Budai Township (布袋鎮), Chiayi County, yesterday.
A 95-year-old woman in Taiwan's southern county of Yunlin came back from the dead last week after her family played her recitations of a Buddhist sutra, the China Times reported Friday.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
A man surnamed Jiang (江) admitted to police yesterday that he personally buried his daughter's dead body even though he previously told police that he abandoned her at a park.