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.
A shooting incident outside the house of a couple, both of whom worked at a local cable television station, left one dead and the other injured yesterday evening in Chiayi County, with the suspect still on the loose as of press time.1 Comment
The Coast Guard Administration (CGA) and marine experts on Thursday helped a mature sperm return to the ocean after it was found stranded near the shoreline of Chiayi County earlier in the day.
The section of the Alishan Forest Railway between Chiayi and Fenchihu is scheduled to return to normal on Wednesday as the line recovers from damage created by Typhoon Soudelor, the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) said Monday.
In celebration of the KANO Baseball Season, the Chiayi County Bus Service Administration stated yesterday that people will be eligible for free bus tickets if they use electronic tickets in Chiayi City in August.
Nanhua University (南華大學) recently launched its 2015 summer camps, reprising popular classes such as mindfulness healing and writing training.
The Chiayi District Court on Monday awarded total damages of NT$10.59 million (US$342,000) to nine mainland tourists who had sustained serious injuries in a bus accident in the city three years ago.
A charity organization launched a mobile service in Chiayi on Tuesday to dry and sterilize clothing and bedding for elderly and bedridden people in the southern city.
Six people suffered minor injuries when two tour buses carrying Chinese visitors and a truck were involved in an accident in the mountainous Alishan resort area in Southern Taiwan on Monday afternoon.2 Comments