Wednesday, May 14, 2014
As the annual Taiwan International Balloon Fiesta is coming up in Taitung, the local government yesterday announced that its hot air balloon tours are open for sign-ups today.
Monday, May 5, 2014
Taitung County has banned the harvesting of giant clams measuring 15 centimeters and smaller in the waters off Green Island and listed the mollusk as a protected species.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Fares on express trains in eastern Taiwan could have two price tiers after electrification of the railway line is completed in June, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications said Wednesday.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
To a seven-year-old boy in Taitung County, finally getting an identification document meant one thing: being able to go on field trips.2 Comments
Friday, March 28, 2014
Taitung County in Eastern Taiwan experienced two moderate earthquakes early Thursday, following another two temblors since the previous day, the Central Weather Bureau said.
Friday, March 14, 2014
A nurse at a hospital in eastern Taiwan has invited accusations of privacy violation for posting photos of a heart surgery patient on her Facebook page.1 Comment
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Revelries continue at the 2013 Taitung Winter Rice Harvesting Festival, part of a 12-event gala celebrating the region's Hakka culture.
Thursday, November 28, 2013
A fisherman received an award from Taitung County health authorities yesterday for succeeding in quitting a 46-year habit -- smoking. The 66-year-old fisherman, surnamed Wu, had his first cigarette at the age of 16 and became a regular smoker at 20. By the time he1 Comment
Monday, November 11, 2013
Taitung County is representing Taiwan for the first time in the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP) World Tour by hosting the 2013 Taiwan Open of Surfing from Nov. 13-17.
Sunday, October 13, 2013
A ceremony was held Saturday on the banks of the Chihpen River in Taitung County to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the death of local postman Wen Yung-nan, who died when he was swept away during the course of his duties while crossing a bridge destroyed by Typhoon Nora.
Sunday, August 25, 2013
Experts gathered for a special boat launching in the eastern county of Taitung on Saturday, part of a seminar in which elders of the indigenous Amis Tribe demonstrated how their ancestors navigated the seas in bamboo rafts.
Friday, July 26, 2013
A magnitude-5.3 earthquake jolted Eastern Taiwan at 6:11 p.m. yesterday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Taitung District Prosecutors Office yesterday indicted Wang Chuan-chi (王專吉), an ex-Forestry Bureau official, on charges of drunk driving and fatally hitting two undergraduates in Taitung County on June 15 before fleeing the scene.
An hot air balloon festival that attracted 880,000 visitors last year got off the ground in Taitung County on Saturday, with 20 balloons from different countries participating.