Thursday, January 12, 2012
Police have broken up an underground bookmaking ring in Chiayi that was taking bets on the outcome of the Jan. 14 presidential and legislative elections.
Thursday, January 5, 2012
A Vietnamese woman yesterday was sentenced to one year imprisonment, but with two year-probation, for attempting to castrating his boyfriend, but was put on probation for three years, according to a ruling made yesterday by the Chiayi District Court.1 Comment
Saturday, December 3, 2011
Police from the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 警政署刑事警察局) and local agencies have arrested two men who are suspected of an armed, home invasion robbery in Chiayi City (嘉義市).
Nestled against the Alishan mountains, Guanghua in Chiayi County (嘉義縣) is one of the few places remaining in Taiwan where fireflies still light up at night.
Friday, October 21, 2011
A village head in southern Taiwan's Chiayi County allegedly killed a female former secretary of his at the latter's bedroom before committing suicide, the police authorities said yesterday.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Japan-based Canon Inc. broke ground on its new manufacturing complex in Chiayi County Monday, a project that is expected to bring 4,000 new jobs to the primarily agricultural county and give local residents reason to seek work near home.
Friday, September 16, 2011
A wall painted for lovers in Dalin Township in Chiayi County was unveiled yesterday as part of an initiative to build the township into a destination for those in love, township officials said.
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Representatives of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Kaohsiung Branch Office will be in Chiayi City on Sept. 23 to provide notary services, consular reports of birth abroad (CRBA), U.S. passport and additional passport pages services, according to an AIT press release. These services will be provided at the Dragon English School, located at 2F, No. 66, Ba Der Road, Chiayi City, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m, the AIT said.
Sunday, August 14, 2011
Some 4,086 jobs openings were on offer by nearly 70 employers at a fair in Chiayi City in southern Taiwan Saturday, in industries ranging from tourism, medical care, biotech and manufacturing to the service sector.
Saturday, August 13, 2011
Recent days of afternoon thunderstorms had brought the water level of the Jen-yi-tan Reservoir in southern Taiwan's Chiayi County to 104.45 meters as of Thursday, 0.55 meters from its full water level, Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC) officials said.