The back of a grade school pupil who is believed to have experienced physical abuse is shown in the photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 11. The father of the student, who is enrolled in fifth grade at a local elementary school in Hualien, has been prosecuted for violating the Domestic Violence Prevention Act.
A boulder weighing more than 100 tons rolled down a hill amid heavy rains and hit a house Hualien Friday night, but no one was injured, Central News Agency reported Saturday.
Tzu Chi General Hospital in Hualien City called on the general public to pay greater attention to issues related to Alzheimer's disease and dementia, as it marked World Alzheimer's Day.
A crack is seen on a rock at the entrance of a tunnel at Baiyang Trail in Taroko National Park, Hualien on Monday, Sept. 12. In response to reports from worried members of the public about the crack, the Taroko National Park Administration pointed out that photos taken by the administration over the years show that the crack has been present for a long time and does not constitute a danger to the public.
Coast Guard Administration agents uncovered over 100 kilograms of dismembered shark parts from the cabin of a local fishing boat, after busting an illegal shark dismemberment ring in eastern Taiwan.
A road official stands before a blocked road section on Taiwan's Central Cross-Island Highway. A landslide has blocked sections of the road from the 137-kilometer market at Ci-en, blocking traffic from Hualien County's Luoshao to Guanyuan. No injuries were reported.
Opposition Kuomintang (KMT) candidate Wei Chia-hsien (魏嘉賢) on Saturday declared victory in the Hualien mayoral by-election race before the final tally was announced.1 Comment
Chants of political slogans and appeals for votes rang out in Hualien City on Friday as the vehicles carrying candidates running in Saturday's mayoral by-election shuttled through the city's streets on the final day of campaigning.
A tourist enjoys hot springs at a resort in Ruisui Township, Hualien County. Resorts in the hot spring town are taking advantage of the area's lush, green surroundings, giving city-dwellers a welcome respite from the urban jungle.
A murder suspect surnamed Wu stands beside a car after he was apprehended by the police in Hualien on Wednesday, Aug. 17. Wu allegedly strangled his girlfriend and left her corpse at her apartment for two days before her family found her, according to the police.1 Comment