Central Taiwan's first opera house opened Sunday with a grand ceremony to inaugurate what Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai called "the pride of Taichung."1 Comment
The National Taichung Theater will officially open Nov. 23, when Taiwanese opera company Ming Hwa Yuan will give a charity performance as part of the opening celebration, the Taichung city government said Friday.
A fair at Taichung's Caowu Square was slated to be held by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) today from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., featuring many activities such as lessons on how to cook U.S. beef and pork, a cooking contest, fundraising events for local charity organizations and sampling of meat.
Taichung Mayor Jason Hu (胡志強) said yesterday he remains confident he will win re-election on Nov. 29 even as his opponent, Legislator Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍), touted his persistent though narrowing lead in opinion polls in the two-man race.2 Comments
As a southbound Tze-Chiang Limited Express (自強號) train passed the railroad crossing on Yuantong South Road (圓通南路) in Tanzi District, (潭子區) Taichung City yesterday at 11 a.m.,
A large-scale roadside banquet featuring various dishes made with local ingredients was held in Taichung on Sunday in an effort to restore consumer confidence in local foods following a series of food scandals.
A 14-year-old student who was abducted in the central city of Taichung on Wednesday afternoon has been rescued by police and his kidnappers arrested while they attempted to collect the ransom, police said yesterday.1 Comment
A dancer from Belarus, who has overstayed his visa in Taiwan, was detained in Taichung recently for drug use and may be deported, police authorities said Sunday.1 Comment
Taichung has won the bid to host the debut East Asian Youth Games in 2019, event organizers announced yesterday.
Taichung Mayor Jason Hu (胡志強), who is seeking re-election, opened his campaign headquarters Sunday with a ceremony that was attended by ruling Kuomintang (KMT) heavyweights, such as Vice President Wu Den-yih and Premier Jiang Yi-huah.2 Comments