Monday, April 20, 2015
An elderly woman was found to be alive by surprised staff at a mourning hall next to Kaohsiung municipal funeral home on Saturday morning after being taken there by her son, despite being still very much alive.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
A wanted man shot himself in the head late last night in Kaohsiung after finding that he was completely surrounded by the police and there was no possibility of escape.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan has been using aerial photography to track down sources of air pollution, with officials saying the new technology helps them work more effectively.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
A senior citizens' home in Kaohsiung held an unveiling ceremony of a bronze statue of the late President Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) donated by a local university, a move in stark contrast to a campaign advocating the removal of statues of the late leader from campuses around the country.2 Comments
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事警察局) and local prosecutors are investigating a Greater Kaohsiung health clinic for selling a controlled substance without a prescription.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) yesterday denied that China's planning of the M503 flight route was related to Taiwan's bid to join the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). China sent aircraft to test the flight route on Sunday; the test lasted for approximately two hours, according to Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration (民航局).
Friday, March 13, 2015
The Kaohsiung City Government's Labor Affairs Bureau yesterday announced that it has already fined 44 companies this year for violating the Labor Standards Act, including publicly owned CPC Corporation (中油).2 Comments
Thursday, March 12, 2015
The Kaohsiung City Government is ordering petrochemical companies that bury pipelines under its jurisdiction to move their headquarters to the city.
Friday, March 6, 2015
Around 80 people from the New Taipei Municipal Ankang High School (新北市立安康高中) suffered from food poisoning yesterday during a graduation trip to Kaohsiung.1 Comment
Thursday, March 5, 2015
The funeral of a woman who sold meals for only NT$10 (US$0.32) for decades to help people living on low-incomes was held in Kaohsiung on Wednesday, with several people whom Chuang Chu Yu-nu (莊朱玉女) helped showing up to pay their respects to a woman they were thankful to for her compassion.
Saturday, February 28, 2015
The Kaohsiung branch of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital (CGMH) said Friday it will provide training to doctors from three of Taiwan's diplomatic allies in the field of liver diseases and transplantation.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Traditional puppet shows have always been popular in Taiwan, but as they are performed in Hokkien, this form of entertainment has been mainly favored by grassroots people who speak that dialect.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Kaohsiung Prison Deputy Warden Lai Zheng-rong (賴政榮) held a press conference yesterday to refute a media report that a seventh inmate was involved in last week's hostage crisis.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Armed inmates cited low monthly wages and the "unfair" release of former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) as their motives for leading a hostage crisis in Kaohsiung Prison.1 Comment