Friday, September 12, 2014
Five people were detained Thursday, a day after agents of the Investigation Bureau, led by prosecutors from the New Taipei District Prosecutors Office, busted a local fraud ring using sham business opportunities in Malaysia as bait to defraud thousands of would-be investors.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The magistrate of Pingtung County convened a meeting Tuesday in which he demanded that all the bureaus under the county government strengthen their internal reporting mechanisms and construct a database for unlicensed plants in the southern county in the wake of a scandal involving recycled waste oil being sold as a food product., 2 Comments
Taipei has been selected to host the next meeting of the triennial International Council for Science (ICSU) General Assembly (GA) in 2017, according to Taiwan's top research institution.
The ruling Kuomintang's (KMT) Keelung chapter yesterday passed a decision to revoke the party membership of its former Keelung mayoral nominee Huang Ching-tai (黃景泰) and called upon KMT headquarters to carry out the revocation.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
The so-called “sexually discriminatory” remarks made by pan-green Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) only show the “true side” of Ko, said the physician's wife Chen Pei-chi (陳佩琦) yesterday.
Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊) said yesterday that she indeed called in a masseur on the night of the deadly gas explosions in the southern city, but said she did not use the service as she was busy communicating with her aides as the incident unfolded.
More than 30 statues of deities from temples in Taiwan and mainland China were brought together at the Changhua County Stadium Saturday during the Mid-Autumn Festival holiday to pray that the two sides of the Taiwan Strait will flourish and that their people can live in peace.
Monday, September 8, 2014
A giant white rabbit sculpture on display at the 2014 Taoyuan Land Arts Festival in northern Taiwan attracted large crowds Saturday, the first day of the three-day weekend, the organizers said.
The Taipei City Government's Department of Culture Affairs (DCA) today launched A Legacy Per Stroke (一筆一墨) celebration, which features a series of calligraphy promotion events that will continue until late December.