Thursday, August 1, 2013
Puli Township in mountainous Central Taiwan, which suffered severe damage from a massive earthquake 14 years ago, will launch its own symphony orchestra Aug. 5 in an effort to both nourish local talent and promote tourism, the orchestra founders said yesterday.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Taichung Mayor Jason Hu yesterday reiterated his administration's zero-tolerance policy on bigotry and pledged a full investigation after a UK-based company made claims of discrimination.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
A woman surnamed Chen jumped from the fifth floor of her Taichung apartment yesterday while holding her 3-month-old granddaughter.1 Comment
Saturday, July 13, 2013
The Taichung Branch Court yesterday rejected a request by members of four residences located at the Dapu village in Miaoli County to cancel the demolition of their homes.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
A wanted criminal surnamed Chen was arrested yesterday after knocking on the floor of his apartment to call for help after being struck down by heatstroke, according to Taichung police.
Sunday, June 16, 2013
The naked corpse of a woman was found wrapped in a quilt yesterday in the mountainous area of Taiping District of Taichung City, according to police, who said that the body appeared to be that of a foreign worker.
Sunday, June 9, 2013
Taichung City, one of five largest cities in Taiwan, was named Friday by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) as the Intelligent Community of the Year for 2013.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Taichung councilors yesterday urged the Taichung City Government to create greater exposure for the city by putting on display the large-scale inflatable duck created by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, while another councilor urged city officials to hire Hu Ting-ting (胡婷婷), daughter of Taichung Mayor Jason Hu (胡志強), as a city ambassador.3 Comments
Saturday, June 1, 2013
A museum dedicated to bubble tea could open in central Taiwan's Taichung by the end of this year to promote tea culture and local tourism, the project's planner said recently.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Members of the FIABCI, an international group of real estate professionals, raved about a trip in Taichung on Tuesday that included a walking tour of local architecture and the "Sleepless in Taichung" night-life excursion.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Taiwan's Coast Guard Administration (CGA) held an exercise in Taichung Harbor in Central Taiwan Saturday to demonstrate its capability in defending Taiwan's sovereignty and fishing rights and maintaining maritime safety.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Taichung Mayor Jason Hu (胡志強) said yesterday that he would be happy to see Liao Liou-yi (廖了以), who recently resigned as chairman of the Association of East Asian Relations (AEAR), run in next year's Taichung mayoral race, which will be held as part of the nationwide seven-in-one elections.
Taichung Mayor Jason Hu said Monday his government will step up efforts to develop the city's Wufeng District into a hub for making movies.
Greater Taichung looks set to be a key factor the seven-in-one elections in 2014 as Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislators Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍), Tsai Chi-chung (蔡其昌) and Su Chia-chuan all expressed yesterday a desire to run for mayor of Taichung.