Friday, December 13, 2013
A military tank brigade base in Taichung was searched yesterday morning by the New Taipei District Prosecutors' Office (NTDPO, 新北市地檢署) over suspicion of illegal involvement in a procurement scandal; the office of a contract manufacturer in Taipei was also under investigation, according to prosecutors.
Local media yesterday reported the death of a Japanese-Taiwanese woman, with the cause of her death pointing to beatings she had possibly received during religious practices at a temple in Taiwan.
A research team at Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University said Thursday it is developing a warning system that it believes can provide much needed warning time in the event of a tsunami by monitoring ionospheric disturbances.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
A record high number of runners have registered to compete in this Sunday's Taipei Fubon Marathon, the Taipei City government said yesterday.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
The founder of religious group “Ri Yue Ming Gong” (日月明功) Chen Chiau-ming (陳巧明) has been listed as a defendant after being accused of starving a 17-year-old high school student, surnamed Chan, to death in June, the Changhua District Prosecutors Office said yesterday., 2 Comments
Taipei will provide free milk once a week to elementary school students beginning in January, Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin announced Tuesday.
The Taipei City Government yesterday celebrated the 10 millionth rental in its YouBike public bike rental system, and announced that YouBike has earned a 93-percent approval rating among Taipei citizens.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Online voters have chosen the top 10 gift items from the central county of Changhua, eight of which are edible.
The Taipei City Department of Education said Monday it will establish a team to investigate an alleged bullying case that resulted in a mother posting an ad in a major newspaper to call out her daughter's bully.