Monday, September 13, 2010
President Ma Ying-jeou presided over a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sunday for 90 newly completed permanent houses in southern Taiwan's Chiayi County for survivors of Typhoon Morakot, which devastated some southern regions in August last year.
Saturday, September 11, 2010
Police officers in Chiayi County said they received a flood of inquiries yesterday from people offering donations to an impoverished family after local media carried reports of a man stealing a bicycle so that his daughter could get to school on time.
Friday, August 27, 2010
Thirty people participating in a weight-loss program organized by Chiayi Hospital have shed a total of 100 kilograms in a healthy way, a hospital spokesman said yesterday.
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
A Canadian English teacher is grateful at not having to serve a jail term or pay a heavy fine for drunk driving, instead being sentenced to 300 hours of community service teaching English to disadvantaged children, an official of the Chiayi District Prosecutors Office said over the weekend.3 Comments
Saturday, August 7, 2010
Investigators in Chiayi City seized roughly 14,000 garments that carried “Made in Taiwan” labels but were actually produced in China during a raid at a warehouse in the southern city.
Monday, July 19, 2010
A preparatory meeting for the 2011 conference of the World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles (WASBE) is set to open in Chiayi City, southern Taiwan today.
Saturday, July 17, 2010
A Thai worker was sentenced to 14 years in prison after being convicted of killing his Taiwanese girlfriend, a newspaper reported yesterday.5 Comments
Tuesday, July 6, 2010
A group of youths from the indigenous Tsou tribe sped off yesterday on a 15-day cycling trip around the island to realize a dream.
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.