The UK's deputy representative to Taiwan has completed a challenge to swim across the island's famous Sun Moon Lake tourism site on Saturday, the British Office announced yesterday.
Tens of thousands of people took part in the annual Sun Moon Lake swim on Sunday. The lake, located in the central county of Nantou, is the largest fresh water lake in Taiwan.
Taiwanese teenagers Cho Chen-chi (卓承齊) and Su Shi-han (蘇詩涵) won the men's and women's divisions, respectively, of the First Sun Moon Lake Open Water Swimming Contest on Sunday.3 Comments
Four years ago, "Formosa" was on the verge of death when she was found in Nantou County by an animal rescue group, with her bottom slashed open and tailbone and rectum exposed.
Five people were injured, including two Chinese tourists, during a car crash after a Porsche rammed into a tour bus yesterday near the famous Sun Moon Lake tourist spot in Central Taiwan's Nantou Country.1 Comment
Buildings at Ita Shao shopping district near Sun Moon Lake (日月潭), Nantou County caught fire yesterday morning, resulting in injuries to four or five people and damage to several buildings.
Nanhua University (南華大學) has announced that it will hold the International Youth Seminar on Life and Ch'an, in which thousands of college and graduate students from around the world gather to experience Ch'an and Taiwan culture.
Nantou County Magistrate Lin Ming-chen (林明溱) yesterday said that the county will appeal a state-ordered NT$2.66 million compensation payment to the family of the late Chang Po-wei (張博崴), a victim of a hiking incident in 2011.
Tea farmers from Nantou yesterday vouched for the safety of their products after an ongoing probe into tainted tea drinks traced the origin of the materials to the central region.
Details have emerged in a case involving a couple detained by authorities on suspicion of murdering two victims in order to collect insurance payments, yesterday.1 Comment