This picture shows a big lizard spotted on the rain shelter of a house in downtown Taichung.
President Tsai Ing-wen, foreground, applauds during a performance by the Air Force's Thunder Tiger Aerobatics Team in Taichung, Saturday.
lin Liu--Hundreds gathered in front of the Taichung City Government building Tuesday to protest a hike in land-value tax.
Bao-Bao the squirrel models a costume hand-sewn by her owner, Chen Yi-hsia, on Monday, Nov. 7. Chen, who also owns a male squirrel, Kiki, makes them tiny costumes from her old clothes. She adopted Kiki after he fell from a tree in a local park and was picked up by a friend.
Taichung City councilors and locals protest higher taxes outside the Taichung City Government building on Thursday, Nov. 4. A hike to Taichung's land value tax in November has lifted payments by 38 percent on average.
The location of a computer in the home is closely related to whether a student develops Internet addiction, according to the results of a survey by a research team at Asia University in Taichung.
A dolphin found grounded on a beach in Da'an District in Taichung has been rescued by the Taiwan Cetacean Society and other experts who were called in to help.
Nobel laureate Lee Yuan-tseh called for speedy carbon reduction, warning that "time is running out."
The Taichung District Prosecutors Office said Wednesday that a total of 194 toy shotguns circulating in the local military gaming market have been seized, with four suspects arrested for selling them.
Several Taichung councilors hold posters decrying a delay in the construction of a filmmaking center in the central city on Tuesday, Oct. 18. The councilors said the Taichung City government started planning the filmmaking center on advice from renowned director Ang Lee, but added it may now trail other Taiwanese cities in terms of becoming a film production hub. The councilors' lament comes a day after Tainan Mayor William Lai announced that the southern city would build a filmmaking base in Shalun District, Ang Lee's hometown. The Taichung City government said construction would begin on Thursday, Oct. 20.