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.
Sunday, December 26, 2010
Large crowds of local residents took to the streets of Chiayi City yesterday in a jubilant atmosphere as part of programs of an annual international band festival that opened on Christmas Eve.
Thursday, December 23, 2010
The Chiayi City police recently tracked down a chop shop, an illegal factory that disassembles stolen cars in order to sell the parts on the black market, thanks to the technology developed by the local police for detecting the so-called car's DNA, the VIN number.