The Alishan Forest Railway, an alpine railway that was built during the Japanese colonial era, could be suspended after running yearly losses of up to NT$300 million (US$9.3 million) in recent years, a local daily reported Tuesday.1 Comment, 1 Comment
To commemorate 104 years of history, the Alishan Forest Railway will run retro-style cypress carriages from Chiayi to Beimen Station this weekend, the Alishan Forest Railway Branch (AFRB) said on Thursday.
A household registration office in Chiayi has recently helped two Japanese people locate a Taiwanese woman whom they had lost contact with for 30 years with no other clue than the woman's name.
A 20-hectare corn maze is the highlight of the 2016 Yizhu Corn Culture Festival. The maze, located in Chiayi, opened for a trial run last weekend and will be open to the public for free from Dec. 10 to Feb. 12.
A male student from Chia Nan University of Pharmacy & Science was arrested by the police five hours after his failed attempt to use unknown chemicals to cover the mouth and nose of a female student who was using the toilet at the school. The male student was later identified as a classmate of the victim.
Officials with the Chiayi City's Department of Health pose with participants of its carnival event held in observance of World AIDS Day at the city's Jhongjheng Park (中正公園) on Sunday, Nov. 27.
Black-faced spoonbills are seen in the Aogu Wetland and Forest Park (鰲鼓濕地森林園區) in this photo released by the Chiayi Forest Bureau on Monday, Nov. 21. The bureau will hold a series of events, including guided bird-watching tours and "mobile museum" events to mark the fourth anniversary of the park.
The wreckage of an unmanned surveillance drone lost last month during an Army training exercise in Southern Taiwan was found on Wednesday, Taiwan military said.
A man being transported by ambulance died after a police car allegedly slammed into the rescue vehicle in Chiayi County on Sunday, police said.1 Comment
A tour bus carrying 40 passengers on Sunday hit the rear of an empty coach in Lantan Tunnel, Chiayi County on Freeway No. 3, injuring 31 passengers, Chiayi police said.