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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.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
The Chiayi County Government yesterday expressed profound regret over the alleged sexual molesting of a dozen elementary school pupils by a male teacher. It also promised to conduct a thorough investigation into the case.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Chiayi County Government yesterday ordered a famous manufacturer to seal its boxes of brown sugar square cookies pending further examination after tests by the Hong Kong government found traces of plasticizers in cookies exported by the company.
Taiwan -- Cookies taken from shelves after HK test
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
An avian flu case was detected on May 27 at a duck farm in Chiayi County's Dalin township after the virus was discovered in another township in Chiayi this April.
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
The Chiayi County “True Feelings Bus” (真情巴士) was launched yesterday, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Republic of China and also the restoration of the Alishan area from Typhoon Morakot. The bus route includes tours of redeveloped villages, introducing the area's agriculture, its delicacies, and the environmental aspects of the villages to tourists.
Sunday, May 29, 2011
A couple in Chiayi, southern Taiwan, have been turned over to the authorities for forcing their Indonesian worker, a Muslim, to cook pork and work long hours, police said Saturday.
Friday, May 6, 2011
Compensation for each of the five Chinese tourists who were killed on the Alishan Forest Railway in southern Taiwan's Chiayi County in April will be at least NT$8.8 million (US$305,555), the Council of Agriculture (COA) minister said yesterday.
Saturday, April 30, 2011
Taiwan -- Alishan rail service remains suspended
Officials said railway service at Alishan (Mt. Ali) will remain suspended and will not resume before safety is ensured, although prosecutors and scholars ruled out possible human errors for the crash caused by a large falling tree branch following initial inspection.
Friday, April 29, 2011
Taiwan -- Alishan railway accident not caused by human error: COA
The Forestry Bureau under the Council for Agriculture (COA) yesterday insisted that the train accident on a railway in Alishan on Wednesday was caused by a random event, and not human error.
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A mainland Chinese official in charge of cross-Taiwan Strait relations who is visiting Taiwan paid a call yesterday on Chinese tourists who were injured in a train crash on the scenic Alishan mountain railway a day earlier.
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