Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Hsu Tien-cheng, chairman of the New Age SETH Education Foundation in Kaohsiung, will accompany a group of cancer-patients to push for the summit of Jade Mountain this September. He spoke to many foundation members yesterday to drum up encouragement, local media reported.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
An alternative service conscript serving at the Kaohsiung City Fire Department assisted in emergency deliveries of newborns two times in the span of a week, according to local officials.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
According to the Kaohsiung City Government Department of Health (DOH, 高雄市衛生局), 10 patients have died since June due to influenza infections, including a 4- year-old girl, the department said yesterday.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
A gay rights group criticized a Kaohsiung City Government plan to accept lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders (LGBT) by marking their partners in city records, saying it is merely a measure to "make fun of" the community without having any substantive effect.4 Comments
Kaohsiung City health officials on Wednesday erected a warning sign in a market, after five cases of dengue fever were reported at that location and officials disinfected the area and its environs the previous day.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
The Water Resources Agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs announced that the scheduled water rationing for today and May 20 has been postponed in the Kaohsiung area after the eighth drought prevention meeting on May 15.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
With enough water supply in the Gaoping River Dam (高屏溪攔河堰), the government decided to halt water restrictions in Kaohsiung next week for the third time since phase-three rationing was introduced at the beginning of this month.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Members of a gay group expressed hope Wednesday that wedding leave can be applied to gay couples after the Kaohsiung city government said it is mulling whether to mark the partners of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders (LGBT) in the household registration system.4 Comments
Monday, May 11, 2015
Hundreds of Chinese immigrant spouses of Taiwanese nationals in Kaohsiung on Sunday urged the government to shorten the wait required to obtain Taiwanese citizen identity cards to four years, from the present six. The call received support from several Kaohsiung elected officials.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
"To save up enough money to help our mother buy a new house" is the wish made for the upcoming Mother's Day by the Lin sisters, whose filial piety was recognized at an award ceremony held Sunday in Kaohsiung.