Thursday, April 28, 2011
Shareholders of Kuokuang Petrochemical Technology Co. yesterday formally withdrew the proposal to build the plant in a wetlands area in Changhua County in the wake of an unfavorable environmental impact assessment issued by the Environmental Protection Administration last week.
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Kuokuang Petrochemical Technology Co. will officially withdraw its application for an environmental impact assessment of its plan to build a naphtha cracker plant in Changhua County, in effect killing off the project, Kuokuang chairman Chen Bao-lang (陳寶郎) told lawmakers yesterday.
Sunday, April 24, 2011
The Ministry of the Interior (MOI) will continue to seek local support for a proposal to designate several coastal areas in Changhua County as national wetlands, Minister Jiang Yi-huah said Saturday.
Friday, April 22, 2011
A panel convened by the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) recommended yesterday that the Kuokuang Petrochemical Project be rejected or given conditional approval.
Monday, April 4, 2011
Despite the government's push for the Kuokuang Petrochemical Development Project, one official has expressed his opposition to the project's construction at its current site in Changhua.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
A habitual sex offender confessed Monday to strangling a girl to death while attempting to rape her less than two months after he completed a nine-year jail term for sexual assault and theft.2 Comments
Premier Wu Den-yin said yesterday that he was supporting an initiative to tighten the threshold for parole in cases of repeat sex offenders, as a way of helping to protect innocent people.
Sunday, March 6, 2011
Monday, January 17, 2011
Malabar chestnut plants, one of the major exports of Changhua County in central Taiwan, are being affected by an unknown bacteria that has affected yields and sales, a township chief in the central county said earlier this month.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
HSBC Taiwan announced that they will sponsor the 2011 Taifong Ladies Open in Dacun Township, Changhua County. This is the second consecutive year in a row that HSBC Taiwan has sponsored the Taifong Ladies Open, hoping that Taiwanese female players may have the opportunity to showcase their golf skills on an international level.