Friday, August 1, 2014
Both the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) and the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) announced Friday that their election campaigns were suspended indefinitely after gas explosions in Kaohsiung claimed the lives of 24 people and injured more than 270 others.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
A rescue helicopter overcame strong gusts and heavy rain brought by Typhoon Matmo Wednesday afternoon to carry four oil tanker crewmen to safety after their ship ran aground off the coast of Kaohsiung.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Taiwan Lottery's first prize of NT$360 million went to a young woman from Kaohsiung, who allegedly suffered from insomnia for three days because she was concerned about her safety.
Friday, June 27, 2014
A Kaohsiung-bound China Airlines passenger flight from Osaka was forced to make an emergency landing in Okinawa at 2:36 p.m. Thursday after the 737-800 jet was found to be leaking fuel, the airliner said.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
A man in the southern city of Kaohsiung was charged Monday with public intimidation for an online post threatening a mass killing on public transit reminiscent of the May 21 knife attack on the Taipei Metro.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The Kaohsiung City Government has fined a hospital affiliated with Kaohsiung Medical University NT$30,000 (US$1,000) for testing a patient for HIV without his consent in violation of existing regulations, an HIV patients rights' advocate said Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
The Labor Affairs Bureau of the Kaohsiung City Government (高雄市政府勞工局) recently revealed the latest statistics concerning violations of the Regulations on the Permission and Administration of the Employment of Foreign Workers (雇主聘僱外國人許可及管理辦法), listing the existence of 164 individual cases, which accumulated to NT$20.48 million in fines.
Saturday, June 7, 2014
The Kaohsiung City Government yesterday said it had found the companies responsible for the two explosions at its Southern District Waste Management Plant (南區資源回收廠) in May, noting that it has transferred the case to the district prosecutors' office for further investigation.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Taiwan has unveiled a newly developed guava strain that has better quality during summer time, a local breeder said Monday.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Former Kaohsiung County Magistrate Yu Chen Yueh-ying (余陳月瑛) died Sunday night at the age of 87 surrounded by her family at Kaoshiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, her family said yesterday.