With wintering black-faced spoonbills having already been spotted on Taiwan's southwestern coast this year, the Tainan city government has organized a two-month conservation event to raise public awareness about the protection of the endangered bird.
Rainwater reaches knee-level on a street in Tainan on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Downpours became more severe after noon, causing widespread flooding in regions such as Tainan's Rende District (仁德區) and Yongkang (永康區).
Zhang Zhijun, head of China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO), said Thursday that cross-strait relations are facing a "grave challenge" as the current Taiwan government has refused to recognize the "1992 Consensus" and its core meaning.1 Comment
An apology was issued by the Tainan City Government Tourism Bureau on Wednesday in response to plagiarism accusations over the poster design for the southern city's famed Guanziling Hot Spring Festival.
Tainan City aboriginal councilor Kumu Hacyo on Tuesday called for an end to praise for the achievements of Koxinga, also known as Zheng Cheng-gong, a Ming Dynasty warlord at the center of a celebration at Koxinga Ancestral Shrine in Tainan.1 Comment
Activists protested in front of the Executive Yuan Thursday against a Japanese tobacco factory built in Tainan last year, demanding that Premier Lin Chuan (林全) revoke the firm's business license.1 Comment
A Taiwanese matchmaking deity Yue Lao (月老) costume figure poses at a launch event held at Silks Place Tainan on Tuesday, Aug. 2.
A marijuana bush standing three meters tall is shown in the photo taken at a papaya farm in Tainan, Saturday, July 23. The marijuana grower, surnamed Chen, has been arrested by the police. Up to 64 marijuana bushes were found on the farm. As the planting area is in a remote location and could not be seen easily, police who had been tipped off had to pose as farmers, tracking a river and passing through waist-deep bushes to reach the farm.
The Tainan City Government plans to seek approval from the Culture Ministry to recognize seven more ruins of Taiwan Prefecture (台灣府城) as a national historic monument by year's end.
National Cheng Kung University ( 成功大學) students pose for a photo after receiving a major award in the 2016 International Future Energy Challenge, on Wednesday, July 20. Contestants representing China's Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics emerged as champion this year in the international engineering student competition for innovation and effective use of electrical energy. The contest offers cash prizes of US$5,000, US$3,000 and US$1,000 and a grand prize of US$10,000.