Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Alishan, one of Taiwan's most popular tourist attractions, saw an increase in visitor numbers on the first weekend since last year that large tour buses were allowed to use the area's main highway, which was damaged last August, officials said Monday.
Sunday, June 27, 2010
A 75-year-old man attempted to commit suicide during a confrontation with police who came to arrest him in connection with an arson attack that left three people dead and another injured in Chiayi, officials said yesterday.
Sunday, June 20, 2010
Saturday, June 12, 2010
Agents of Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) and local police in Chiayi County have zeroed in on a certain suspect who allegedly set fire in an arson that killed three people and injured another of a same family early yesterday morning.
Friday, June 11, 2010
A total of 269 goats were culled Wednesday over fears of goat pox virus (GPV) at a farm in Chiayi City, southern Taiwan, animal health officials said yesterday.
Saturday, May 15, 2010
An elementary school in Chiayi County is going into the green energy business after an alumnus in the high-tech field donated a solar power plant to help the school generate a sustainable income stream in the future.
Sunday, May 2, 2010
Two elementary schools in Alishan, Chiayi County, are to offer students overnight accommodation for safety concerns in the upcoming rainy season, local media reported yesterday.
Thursday, April 22, 2010
The government of southern Taiwan's Chiayi County launched a “Save Alishan Drive” Wednesday with the aim of increasing the number of tourists to Alishan — once Taiwan's most popular tourist destination but presently suffering a decline — to 1 million people per year.
Friday, April 16, 2010
Road damage has taken a heavy toll on travel services in the Alishan area, one of Taiwan's most iconic tourist destinations, causing the number of visitors to the mountain resort during this year's spring flower season to drop to a 27-year low, sources said yesterday.
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
The Railway Reconstruction Bureau (RRB) of Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) is to take over the repair work of Alishan alpine railway; the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) is expected to operate the alpine railway service after it is fixed, local media reported yesterday.2 Comments