Thursday, December 5, 2013
Changhua County (彰化縣) is ready to challenge the Guinness World Records again with their special local cuisine, oyster pancake, in the 2013 Changhua Gourmet Gestival on Saturday, Dec. 7. The county had already achieved two records before by creating the world largest Taiwanese meatball and the biggest stewed pork with rice, said the local government.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
A physician recently resuscitated a man whom paramedics refused to perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation on, fearing infection, due to the amount of blood in the man's mouth., 1 Comment
To avoid injuries due to tiles falling from tall buildings and landing on pedestrians, Taipei City Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌), demanded yesterday that the Construction Management Office (CMO) of the city government to take action to punish negligent building owners., 1 Comment
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
The Taoyuan District Prosecutors Office yesterday pressed charges against Wang Kui-fen (王貴芬), the Kuomintang's (KMT) Lujhu Township Representative, over accusations of causing bodily harm and humiliation of others., 1 Comment
Saturday, November 30, 2013
After the aunt of a recently deceased 3-month-old infant was detained following her admission that she had mixed salt into her niece's formula, prosecutors are looking to confirm allegations that the aunt had stepped out as a scapegoat for other family members.
Revelries continue at the 2013 Taitung Winter Rice Harvesting Festival, part of a 12-event gala celebrating the region's Hakka culture.
Friday, November 29, 2013
The Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) consultant team for the upcoming Taipei mayoral elections announced yesterday that the party will not rush the process of choosing a candidate, as the position is one of the most important of the seven-in-one elections.
Sixty vintage cars from Japan revved up their engines in Taipei Thursday — not for a race, but as a show of thanks for the outpouring of sympathy and aid from Taiwan following Japan's disastrous March 2011 earthquake.
Thursday, November 28, 2013
A fisherman received an award from Taitung County health authorities yesterday for succeeding in quitting a 46-year habit — smoking. The 66-year-old fisherman, surnamed Wu, had his first cigarette at the age of 16 and became a regular smoker at 20. By the time he, 1 Comment
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Taipei City was ranked 27th among 64 cities as the most livable city in the world, according to the Global Livable Cities Index published by the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy's Asia Competitiveness Institute yesterday.