The Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) Chiayi mayoral candidate Tu Hsing-che's (涂醒哲) campaign office yesterday criticized his rival, KMT-nominated Chiayi mayoral candidate Chen Yi-chen (陳以真), for her failure to show up to a campaign rally attended by President Ma Ying-jeou on Sunday.
A couple surnamed Yeh (葉) drowned after rescuing their two drowning sons at a beach in Budai Township (布袋鎮), Chiayi County, yesterday.1 Comment
A very rare religious parade was held for Taiwanese folk religion diety Lord Kunshen (鯤鯓王) yesterday in Chiayi that followed a 100-year-old historical route. Chiayi Mayor Huang Min-hui received Lord Kunshen and led the parade.
Twelve underprivileged students from Chiayi City's Bei-Yuan Junior High School (北園國中) accomplished their dreams by cycling around Taiwan this summer.
A former member of the Kuomintang (KMT) announced Tuesday that she will drop out of the mayoral race in Chiayi (嘉義) City this November, increasing the chances for the ruling party to keep its only foothold in southern Taiwan.
Dozens of bands from Taiwan and overseas performing at a music festival in Chiayi City are giving audiences a veritable feast of indie music, according to the organizers.
The Taiwan Soka Association (TSA) started a summer camp in Alishan yesterday, led by lively college volunteers who hope to give kids who live in rural areas an unforgettable summer.
A 80-year-old man's body was discovered near a road and his 66-year-old wife was found dead in a car near the scene, the Chiayi police said yesterday, adding that as two notes were discovered in the car, the police suspect the couple committed suicide.
A scenario-based educational facility for English learning began operations on a trial basis at Wenguang Elementary School in southern Taiwan's Chiayi County, providing rural children with an entirely English-speaking environment.1 Comment
Attracted by Taiwan's education system, Kong Wei-qian (孔維倩), the 78th generation of Confucius, came all the way from mainland China to Taiwan and now studies in the National Chung Cheng University.