Large flames shot out from the chimney of a CPC Corp. oil refinery in Kaohsiung Wednesday after an equipment malfunction, causing alarm but no injuries.
The Kaohsiung City Government said Saturday that it is offering subsidies to Yuhebao lychee farmers whose harvests have suffered because of recent downpours.
Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu dots the eyes of a dragon boat at a pre-show event for the 2016 Love River Dragon Boat Festival and Dragon Boat Tournament in Kaohsiung on Monday, May 17. The event will be held from June 4 to June 11.
CPC Corp., Taiwan (中油), the state-owned oil supplier, reported a tripped ethylene charge gas compressor at its Kaohsiung Linyuan Petrochemical Plant on Sunday, resulting in flare-ups and billows of black smoke coming out of its flare stack.
The grand opening of Taroko Park (大魯閣草衙道) , Taiwan's first shopping center and sports-themed amusement park hybrid kicked off in Kaohsiung on Monday, with Taroko Group officials, Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊), and many more attending the festivities and touring the park's major attractions.
What started as a textile corporation is now leading a transformative spin on Taiwan's sports and recreation sector with "Taroko Park" (大魯閣草衙道) in Kaohsiung -- the nation's first park that combines recreation, shopping, restaurants and sports facilities all in one venue.
Kaohsiung Mayor Chan Chu, sixth from right, and guests pose for a photo at the launching ceremony of the YM Window (開明輪) and YM Width (闊明輪), the largest Taiwan-made container ships on record, in Kaohsiung on Thursday, May 5. The mayor praised the two ships as proof of Taiwan's ship-building prowess.
The Yungan Detention Basin is seen in this undated file photo released by the Kaohsiung City Government on Wednesday, May 4.
An international ultra-trail running challenge with a series of obstacles combined with outdoor survival skills and mountain training was held on Sunday in Kaohsiung with the participation of more than 50 Taiwanese and foreign athletes.
Kaohsiung City's Water Resources Bureau (WRB, 水利局) was asked on Monday to provide answers within two weeks to nearly 330 city residents who sought medical care after inhaling a strange odor from inadequately processed wastewater.