Thursday, August 7, 2014
Taichung police arrested seven suspects yesterday for their alleged involvement in selling narcotics to students. A total of 700 grams of amphetamines was found during the raid.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) yesterday reportedly displayed his dissatisfaction toward news of the demolition of a potential Taipei City monument, stating that the city government will seek legal action against the landlord of the property., 2 Comments
A foreign bus rider was exposed yesterday by fellow Taiwanese passengers as having abused the driver of his bus after the driver allegedly refused to stop the vehicle when the foreigner rang his stop bell after the bus had reportedly passed his intended station., 14 Comments
New Taipei City's Tourism and Travel Department said yesterday that Shifen Waterfall (十分瀑布) in Pingxi District (平溪) belongs to the public and that the city government will ensure free visits to the scenic natural formation., 1 Comment
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
The Taipei 307 bus route today will conduct a daylong “charity drive,” whereby the earnings of the 307 fleet for the day will be donated to the victims of the Kaohsiung gas explosions.
Singing Taiwan folklore and traditional aboriginal songs, National Tsing Hua University's chorus recently won a gold and silver medal at the World Choir Games.
The Taipei City Department of Health (DOH) yesterday announced the results of their latest round of inspections of the city's soybean products, saying that of the 101 inspected items, 27.7 percent of them contained too many preservatives.
The Taipei Computer Applications Show, one of the major consumer electronics exhibitions in Taiwan, ended Monday after attracting a record number of visitors, the organizers said.
Two suspects were arrested on July 31 for allegedly having sex with a minor, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said., 1 Comment
Monday, August 4, 2014
A gas leak was found Sunday at a liquified petroleum gas fueling station in New Taipei's Sanchong District, though officials said there were no safety concerns after emergency measures were taken by the city fire bureau and the station operator.