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
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
A church in central Taiwan's Nantou County, built with recycled cardboard, will organize an event today to pray for the survivors of Japan's devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami.
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Survivors of a magnitude 7.3 earthquake that devastated central Taiwan on Sept. 21, 1999, actively raised funds and donated supplies Tuesday to help victims of the powerful temblor and tsunami that struck northeastern Japan on March 11.
Saturday, January 22, 2011
The government will begin the construction of an advanced technology development park in Nantou County, central Taiwan, as soon as the plan passes an environmental impact assessment currently underway, the head of the Central Taiwan Science Park Management Administration said yesterday.
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
The increasing presence of boathouses on the Sun Moon Lake not only disrupts the scenic beauty of the popular tourist Mecca, but also causes environmental pollution to the jade waters, to the point where the Nantou District Prosecutors Office is threatening to bulldoze the entire line of lakefront accommodations if owners do not remove their property by Feb. 24.
Sunday, January 9, 2011
The opposition Democratic Progressive Party yesterday won the by-election for chief of Caotun Township in the central county of Nantou, with its candidate, Hung Kuo-hao, defeating rival Chien Ching-hsien of the ruling Kuomintang by a tiny margin of only 19 votes.