Friday, July 17, 2009
Police found seven foreign workers who were staying in Taiwan illegally working at a National Highway No. 6 construction site off the Guoxing exit ramp, local media reported.
Wednesday, July 15, 2009
Twenty-seven-year-old Lin Wen-hung was an office worker until he decided to return home to his rural village in central Taiwan and help his aging parents with their betel nut plantation.
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Nantou County's annual Hot Spring Festival, which this year will showcase four hot spring centers, has been tentatively scheduled to be held from Oct.17, 2009 to Jan. 3, 2010, the landlocked county announced Wednesday.
Thursday, June 18, 2009
A woman was sent to a hospital yesterday after being injured from a fall on her return journey from the top of Jade Mountain, local media reported.
Saturday, June 13, 2009
An indigenous children's choir from the central county of Nantou was honored Thursday by the county magistrate for having recently won a Golden Melody Award, a local award sometimes described in Taiwan as the “Taiwan Grammys.”
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
The Yushan National Park Headquarters called Wednesday on those who have not done so to vote for Yushan, or Jade Mountain, as one of the world's natural wonders, as the second stage of global online voting entered its final month.1 Comment
Monday, June 1, 2009
The Nantou county government in central Taiwan launched a new publicity campaign Sunday to encourage smokers to replace smoking with reading as part of the observance of the May 31 World No Tobacco Day.
Friday, May 29, 2009
To provide an unforgettable graduation experience, the National Singang Senior High School of Arts in Chiayi County requires its senior graduating class to trek up Jade Mountain in order to receive their high school diplomas.
Thursday, May 28, 2009
A historic chapel close to the scenic Sun Moon Lake in central Taiwan hosted its first-ever mass wedding yesterday.
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Visitors to the Jade Mountain (Yushan) National Park must take caution because they are likely to encounter Formosan bears, park rangers warned yesterday.