Thursday, June 20, 2013
Former MLB slugger Manny Ramirez will soon end his brief but productive baseball journey in Taiwan after playing in the country's professional baseball league for just under three months, the EDA Rhinos announced yesterday.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Between January and May, there were 297 sexual assaults in Taipei City, over 50 percent of which were incidents involving minors, according to statistics released yesterday by the Taipei City Government's Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention Center (DVPC).
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
The Taipei City Government recently refurnished the Shuanglien traditional market into a youth hostel for backpackers in Taiwan.
Taiwanese fishermen and three nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) filed a class action suit against Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Taiwan Monday for Japan's violation of Taiwan's territorial sovereignty and fishing rights.
Monday, June 17, 2013
Prosecutors are investigating a suspected arson in which an unemployed man in Taoyuan County allegedly set his own apartment on fire in response to repeated criticism from his parents.
Sunday, June 16, 2013
The naked corpse of a woman was found wrapped in a quilt yesterday in the mountainous area of Taiping District of Taichung City, according to police, who said that the body appeared to be that of a foreign worker.
Around 1,000 residents on the outlying island of Kinmen and international anti-landmine advocates hiked over land that has been cleared of mines Saturday to witness the dream of “a landmine-free homeland” come true.
Friday, June 14, 2013
A delegation from the European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) hosted a round-table lunch with Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-de (賴清德) and senior officials from the Tainan City Government on Monday.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
A teenage girl and her boyfriend wanted in connection with a suspected arson in New Taipei ended a police manhunt started three days ago by turning themselves in to police yesterday., 1 Comment
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Taipei city councilors in the Twin Towers investigation task force yesterday lashed out at Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) for his absence from Monday's questioning session at Taipei City Council.