The head of a Kaohsiung-based funeral home has been arrested for allegedly running a Ponzi scheme believed to have conned investors out of some NT$2.4 billion, prosecutors said Wednesday.
This screen grab from the Facebook page of a Tainan resident surnamed Chang on Tuesday, Aug. 16, shows a boy pilling bamboo shoots in Kaohsiung.
Motorcyclists wait under a sun shade on Nanjing Road in Kaohsiung City on Thursday, Aug. 4. The Kaohsiung City Government Transportation Bureau set up a temporary sun shade on the main road in front of the Wei-Wu-Ying Center for the Arts (衛武營藝術中心) on Thursday to keep motorcyclists out of the scorching sunshine on hot summer days.
A couple was married in the mountains of Kaohsiung on Sunday, surrounded by friends and family -- and Formosan rock macaques native to the area.
Real estate developers have said that the key to stimulating buying in the Kaohsiung housing market isn't home prices, but corporate investment, which can boost the economy and consequently allow more people to buy houses.
Union members of the Bank of Kaohsiung Corporate Union (高雄銀行企業工會) voice their demands in the bank lobby on Thursday, July 21. Demonstrators staged a protest outside the Kaohsiung headquarters, protesting against the firm for not paying its staff for working overtime as required, and said they were "outraged" at current laws that permit high-level executives to receive 4.6 months of their original salary.
Local residents and activists rest at Taiping Shopping Area in Kaohsiung's Cishan District on Tuesday, July 19.
Members of the Kuomintang Kaohsiung Council Caucus speak at a press conference in the southern port city on Thursday, July 14.
Children stand with survivors of a massive landslide that killed 462 people of Kaohsiung's Xiaolin Village in 2009, outside a court building in Kaohsiung, Wednesday, July 13. Ahead of a compensation hearing, survivors of the disaster and families of the dead rallied outside the courthouse to demand "the truth" behind the tragedy.
Seven Vietnamese workers who had left their employers were arrested recently for peddling illicit drugs at Vietnamese eateries and KTV parlors in Kaohsiung, city police said Tuesday.