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Monday, November 16, 2015
More than 3,000 people from Taiwan and other countries attended the 2015 Taiwan Cycling Festival at Sun Moon Lake Sunday to take part in cycling challenges and enjoy a carnival filled with music, dance and circus performances.
Sunday, November 15, 2015
Two servicemen drown after armored vehicle plunges into lake in Kinmen
Two servicemen drowned yesterday after an armored vehicle carrying them plunged into a lake in Kinmen during a routine operation, military officials said.
SPIL staff takes to street to reject takeover
Employees of Siliconware Precision Industries Co. (SPIL, 矽品) took to the street yesterday to voice their objection against Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc.'s (ASE, 日月光) hostile takeover, marking the first incident of its kind in Taiwan's history.
Friday, November 13, 2015
Pingtung vows to bankrupt rotten meat suspect
Pingtung County Government (屏東縣政府) spokesman Huang Chien-chia (黃建嘉) yesterday said the county government intends to impose a heavy fine on a woman suspected of collecting expired products from supermarkets and then selling them to other vendors, in order to bankrupt her if she is convicted.
Taiwan's reputation as a country known for being largely friendly to outsiders was bruised yesterday as a video showing a local man verbally assaulting a foreign national on the Taipei Metro went viral. Following police questioning yesterday, the case has been sent to the Taipei District Prosecutors Office, where the local man could face charges for defamation.
A batch of firearms has been confiscated while two suspects were arrested during raids in New Taipei City earlier this week, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
A 30-year-old woman in Taichung is being detained by the courts for allegedly murdering her mother yesterday, after authorities found the mother's body by a ditch after suffering burns.
Woman detained for burning mother, throwing her in river
40% of Taipei civil servants want to quit: poll
Nearly 40 percent of Taipei City civil servants and Taipei municipal school teachers said they want to quit their jobs, an in-house poll conducted by Taipei City Hall showed.
Three people suspected of running a prostitution operation in Hsinchu County were detained Monday and police and prosecutors rescued eight absconding foreign workers believed to have been forced into the sex trade.
Monday, November 9, 2015
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said yesterday that the "1992 Consensus" has been unable to resolve the issues plaguing cross-strait relations.
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