Sunday, August 24, 2014
A faulty underground electric cable in a Kaohsiung neighborhood kept sending out cracking sounds, sparks and odors from the city's sewers yesterday, worrying residents that there would be a repeat of the deadly gas explosions that hit the southern city a few weeks ago.
Friday, August 22, 2014
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The removal of a pipeline around the site of the Kaohsiung gas explosions was forced to stop yesterday after China Petrochemical Development Corporation (CPDC) did not cooperate with the effort to remove the company's pipeline, saying that the government did not have a legal reason for demanding the company remove the pipelines.2 Comments
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Whether or not a specialized petrochemical zone should be set up in Kaohsiung is something that needs to be discussed with the citizens of Kaohsiung, the city's mayor, Chen Chu (陳菊), said yesterday.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
An empty tank truck collided head-on with a commuter bus in Kaohsiung late Monday, killing the driver of the truck and injuring 18 people on the bus, according to the police.
A national religious service was held in Kaohsiung on Tuesday in memory of the victims of last month's explosions in Kaohsiung and plane crash in Penghu.
Monday, August 11, 2014
A telethon featuring local singers and actresses raised more than 56 million (US$1.86 million) for the ongoing relief operation in Kaohsiung, areas of which were devastated by a series of explosions on July 31.
Sunday, August 3, 2014
Two giant steel sculptures of perched owls made their debut in a rural community of Kaohsiung Saturday, just in time for the Qixi Festival, or Chinese Valentine's Day.
Saturday, August 2, 2014
The Kaohsiung Environmental Protection Bureau (EPA) yesterday morning detected 10 ppm (parts per million) of propene on the Ersheng Road (二聖路) — one of the locations where gas explosions took place, saying that, however, the cause of the blasts is yet to be determined.
Donations from companies and individuals around Taiwan are pouring in to help with post-disaster relief efforts after a series of gas explosions in Kaohsiung late Thursday.