Tuesday, August 23, 2011
The former boyfriend of one of four people who died last month of poisoning confessed yesterday to having poisoned her with an agrochemical product, but forensic authorities maintained their assessment that the victims in the mysterious case in Nantou County were killed by naturally-occurring toxic bacteria.5 Comments
Friday, August 5, 2011
Nantou County's first casualty from an enterovirus occurred yesterday: a seven-month-old baby boy passed away after suffering from cold symptoms. AThe most effective prevention measure against enterovirus infections is washing one's hands with soap, research showed.
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
The younger of two twin brothers from Nantou, who were both sent to the hospital on the afternoon of Sunday, July 31, after demonstrating severe food poisoning symptoms two days after they had consumed pieces of marinated ginger, passed away yesterday.
Friday, July 22, 2011
Four of the five people who died suddenly between July 6 and 8 in Nantou County may have been killed by botulism toxins, a senior prosecutor in the county said Thursday.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
While the toxic bacteria behind the deaths of five people in Hsinyi Township in Nantou County remains unknown, possible bacterial sources may be contained in the home of a couple who died, the deputy director of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said yesterday.1 Comment
Sunday, July 10, 2011
The Jiji Line, a scenic railway in central Taiwan, reopened Saturday after reinforcement work that took more than a year to carry out.
Saturday, July 9, 2011
A man was found dead on his bed in Nantou yesterday, with symptoms similar to those of two couples possibly killed by eating poisonous herbs Wednesday, leaving local prosecutors in a state of high alert.
Friday, July 8, 2011
The Lushan Hot-spring Resort (廬山溫泉區) in Nantou County and the hospitality industry in the resort's vicinity will have to move elsewhere because it sits on Taiwan's most unstable rock strata, where seismic movements are most frequent, according to the Central Geological Survey (CGS) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
Saturday, May 21, 2011
A woman surnamed Lin from Nantou County Puli township was sentenced to death yesterday by the Nantou District Court for murdering three of her closest family members to collect on their life insurance. She can appeal the verdict.
Friday, April 29, 2011