Wednesday, March 17, 2010
The restoration of Alishan Mountain Railway (AMR) Zhu Shan (竹山) line will be finished this month. According to the estimation of the Forestry Bureau (FB), the section will resume service in April at the earliest, after inspections and test runs.
Saturday, March 13, 2010
A 74-year-old man in Chiayi County became a father again earlier this year when his newly-married wife gave birth to a boy, local media reported yesterday.1 Comment
Friday, March 12, 2010
The speaker of the Chiayi City Council was detained Wednesday after being questioned over alleged vote-buying in a recent city council speaker election.
Tuesday, March 2, 2010
A fireworks display at the 2010 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Chiayi injured 33 spectators on Sunday, Feb. 28, when the festive event kicked off.
Monday, March 1, 2010
Vice President Vincent Siew lit the main lantern yesterday evening, kicking off the 2010 Taiwan Lantern Festival in southern Taiwan's Chiayi City.
The head of the Korean Tourism Organization (KTO) attended a lighting ceremony Sunday to mark the opening of the 2010 Taiwan Lantern Festival in Chiayi, southern Taiwan.
Saturday, February 27, 2010
A political heavyweight convicted of a series of crimes including game fixing, extortion and fraud, was arrested yesterday after spending almost two years in hiding, prosecutors said.
Thursday, February 4, 2010
Magistrate Chang Hua-guan of Chiayi County, southern Taiwan, yesterday decided to grant subsidies to farmers to encourage them to grow rice plants, despite a worsening water shortage in southern Taiwan.
Thursday, January 28, 2010
A lawmaker yesterday sued a magazine for libel over a report that claimed he had left Taiwan to avoid paying back debts totaling NT$500 million.
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Chiayi Police yesterday crossed municipal lines to arrest a man who allegedly ran an underground weapons factory behind the facade of a registered green business in Chiayi County, local media reported.