Chiayi City Deputy Mayor Hou Chong-wen (侯崇文) promoted online registration of food products at the Chia-Le-Fu Night Market (嘉樂福夜市) to raise awareness of food safety and sanitation, reported the Central News Agency on Thursday.
The government of Chiayi County is planning to resolve the serious traffic jam that builds up every weekend in the area that houses a big tourist hit -- a high heel-shaped church made of over 300 panes of blue-tinted glass -- with electric-powered scooters and buses.
Chiayi Magistrate Chang Hwa-kuan decided Tuesday to replace the head of the county's Livestock Disease Control Center after 42 stray dogs died of suspected heat stroke after being transported by the center to a private animal shelter in Tainan a day earlier,.........2 Comments
Twenty-six stray dogs died from heat stress while being transported by the Chiayi County Government to a private animal shelter in Tainan on Monday.
Despite the recent warm weather that should have helped reduce the spread of avian influenza through Taiwan's poultry operations, 1,312 geese have been culled at a goose farm in Chiayi County after it was confirmed to have been infected with the virus, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said.
Two Taiwanese men and five Vietnamese migrant workers were arrested Wednesday for allegedly engaging in illegal logging in the Alishan mountain area in Chiayi County.
Two runaway workers from Indonesia were caught in the southern county of Chiayi during a police raid early this month after they exposed their whereabouts on a Facebook post made to show off the money they had earned since absconding from their jobs, according to the Chiayi County Police Bureau.
CPC Corp., Taiwan (中油), the state-owned oil supplier, announced Sunday that it will cut domestic gasoline and diesel prices next week to reflect a fall in international oil prices.
Around 80,000 tourists had flocked to the Alishan Forest Recreation Area as of noon Sunday, the last day of the 9-day Chinese New Year holiday.
A lantern festival that lasts 66 days will kick off Dec. 19 in Chiayi County to celebrate the trial opening of the National Palace Museum (NPM)'s Southern Branch in the county on Dec. 28.