Saturday, February 11, 2012
Former Tainan County Magistrate Su Huan-chih (蘇煥智) announced his bid for chairman of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) yesterday. Former Legislator Chai Trong-rong (蔡同榮) is also set to join the race, according to Su.
The Tourism Bureau (觀光局) announced yesterday that its annual East Coast biking challenge is scheduled for April 1. More than NT$222,000 in cash prizes are up for grabs this year.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Germany's Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus (BTU) and Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) agreed to step up exchange of students and faculty members as well as cooperation in research projects on Dec 9.
Tainan City councilors blasted the city government on Friday for spending heavily on the maintenance of two idle ships docked at the Anping Harbor, and called for the government to use the maintenance fee to finance lunches for students at elementary schools and junior high schools.
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Over 1,000 orchids are being exhibited at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Tainan, southern Taiwan, to celebrate the university's upcoming 80th anniversary, which falls on Nov. 11.
Saturday, October 29, 2011
The first Asian universities' half marathon relay will be held Oct. 30 at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in southern Taiwan with 56 students from 14 universities in Taiwan, mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore participating.
Monday, October 17, 2011
A wild monkey that got into a high speed rail station in southern Taiwan on Sunday morning suffered burns from an electric shock as it ran around trying to escape, according to the Kaohsiung City Fire Bureau.
Sunday, September 18, 2011
Tainan, hometown of movie director Wei Te-sheng of “Seediq Bale” fame, and wintering site for such rare migratory birds as the dark-faced spoonbill and the whiskered tern, now offers a day-tour package to both groups and individuals for just NT$999 per head, with big hotel accommodation discounts for children if they stay overnight at any one of the 16 member hotels of the “Tainan Tourism Industry League.”
Tainan launched charter flights to Japan's Komatsu Saturday with an EVA Airways flight, one of Taiwan's leading international carriers, taking off in the morning and scheduled to arrive around noon.
Monday, August 29, 2011
A man in Tainan, southern Taiwan recently suffered septic pulmonary embolism simply because of picking his nose, but was finally cured after his doctor used thoracentesis to draw out lung abscess.