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
A body found in the central county of Nantou could be that of a well known mountain climber who has been missing for more than a month, but the news was still pending confirmation by his family, local authorities said Wednesday.
The Nantou County Government announced that tourism hotspot Hehuan Mountain is to get a special medical station as the remote area has been scene to a series of recent traffic accidents. Officials said that the plan is to turn the Kunyang parking lot into a medical station to service the mountainous region starting March 1.
A 24-year-old male student was confirmed to be the 21st measles case of the year at Ren-ai Township (仁愛鄉) in Nantou County, said the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) yesterday.
Sun Moon Lake authorities unveiled a halal certification program for restaurants in the area on Tuesday, in a bid to attract more Muslim visitors to one of Taiwan's best known scenic spots.1 Comment
Top tourist attraction Sun Moon Lake aims to become the country's first scenic area to use only green tourist buses with the introduction of three electric-powered buses in October, transportation officials said Saturday.