Sunday, March 27, 2011
The southwestern Taiwan city of Chiayi has been chosen by the central government to seek membership to the World Health Organization's (WHO) global network of age-friendly cities, becoming the first city in Taiwan chosen to do so.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
An outbreak of low-pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza is unfolding at a chicken farm in Sikou township in southern Taiwan's Chiayi County, a local animal disease control official said yesterday.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
The 2011 Alishan Firefly Festival hailed “Stepping Out with Alishan Fireflies” is set to kick off on April 4 and last until June 30 at the Alishan Yuan Tan Natural Ecological Parks.
Saturday, March 12, 2011
Legislator Chen Ming-wen (陳明文) of the Democratic Progressive Party said he did not collude with businesses on a sewage system construction bid during his term as the Chiayi County magistrate and declared his innocence in a statement yesterday.
Thursday, March 3, 2011
The Control Yuan yesterday resolved to have the Cabinet-level Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) and the Chiayi County Government “correct” their dereliction of duty concerning a fire that broke out in October 2010 at the Nan Ya Plastics Corp.'s No.2 plant in the southern county of Chiayi.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
A 20-year-old woman riding a scooter in Chiayi City yesterday got caught under a car after the vehicle behind her failed to stop at a red light and ran her over.
Friday, February 11, 2011
Two foreign tankers were busted for alleged illegal oil trading some 6 nautical miles off the coast of southern Taiwan's Chiayi County, the Coast Guard Administration said yesterday.
Saturday, January 22, 2011
Jade mountain, or Yushan, will be closed Feb. 1-28 as part of annual measures to allow the ecosystem of the country's highest peak to be refreshed, the Yushan National Park Administration said yesterday.
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
People who offer their bank accounts to fraud groups will also be responsible for reimbursing the victim's loss, a Jiayi local court ruled yesterday.
Monday, December 27, 2010
A dog with a special skill for finding and catching rodents in farm fields in southwestern Taiwan is able to earn about NT$500,000 a year, more than the annual income of its master.