Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Two officials of the ruling Kuomintang's (KMT) Pingtung County chapter were taken into custody Tuesday over alleged involvement in an election smear campaign aimed at Pan Men-an, the Pingtung magistrate candidate of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Jhutian Elementary School in Pingtung County held a memorial ceremony Monday for a deceased Japanese woman in recognition of her love and support for the southern Taiwanese school over the past 33 years.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
The Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA, 民航局) on Monday took issue with media accusations that its air traffic controllers failed to provide real-time weather information to a TransAsia (復興航空) plane, leading to a crash that left 48 people dead.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Taiwan's ninth national park formally opened Saturday on some of the lesser known islands of Penghu (澎湖), promising to bring unspoiled landscapes and the tranquility of a more bucolic lifestyle within close reach of residents of Taiwan's main, largely urbanized island.
Friday, October 17, 2014
Employees of a local fishing operator brought a locally registered boat back to Taiwan Thursday after a suspected hijacking at sea by its Indonesian crew members left the Taiwanese skipper missing.
Friday, October 3, 2014
A beluga whale at the National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium in the southern county of Pingtung died Wednesday of sepsis, according to museum authorities.1 Comment
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Pingtung County Magistrate Tsao Chi-hung (曹啟鴻) apologized yesterday over an ongoing food safety scare that originated in part with an unlicensed factory in his county.1 Comment
Monday, September 15, 2014
A 60-year-old farmer in Pingtung County was hailed as a hero on Sunday after it was revealed that he was a key figure behind the exposure of the recent oil scandal in Taiwan.1 Comment
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The magistrate of Pingtung County convened a meeting Tuesday in which he demanded that all the bureaus under the county government strengthen their internal reporting mechanisms and construct a database for unlicensed plants in the southern county in the wake of a scandal involving recycled waste oil being sold as a food product.2 Comments
Monday, September 1, 2014
The police recently busted a gang of suspects engaged in drug trafficking and accidentally discovered that a firefighter from the Pingtung County Fire Bureau had made purchases from the gang multiple times.1 Comment