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.
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.4 Comments
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
Friday, April 29, 2011
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.1 Comment
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.
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
In an inspection of Chiayi County poultry farms surrounding one with a documented history of avian infection, H7N3 avian virus, not the originally targeted H5N2 strain, has been found, the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine (BAPHIQ) under the Executive Yuan's Council of Agriculture (COA) said in a press release yesterday.
Monday, April 4, 2011
A traditional high swing competition in Chiayi City attracted a foreign national willing to give the potentially intimidating event a try yesterday.