Monday, February 22, 2010
Five mountaineers stuck on a mountain in Nantou were safely rescued by a helicopter yesterday afternoon, local media reported.
Thursday, February 11, 2010
The Cingjing Veterans Farm in Nantou County decided to readjust its admission fee to the original level and to stop some of its additional animal performances, after the raised ticket price caused widespread opposition from the public.
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
The Veterans Affairs Commission (VAC) clarified yesterday that its Cingjing Veterans Farm did not jack up admission costs, but it promised to review the ticket price structure as early as possible to clear the misunderstanding.
Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Three persons were killed and three were injured after a gravel truck's driver lost control and slammed into two vehicles on National Freeway No. 6 yesterday morning. The truck driver suffered minor injuries, said police.
Monday, February 1, 2010
Mount Yushan, Taiwan's highest peak, was sealed off yesterday to give the mountain a month-long respite from human encroachment and ensure its sustainability.
Saturday, January 2, 2010
The cold weather attracted many people into mountains to enjoy snowy holidays, but a hiker was found dead due to hypothermia in Nantou County yesterday.
Friday, January 1, 2010
The opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) yesterday suspended the rights of lawmaker, Lawrence Gao, as a party member for a period of six months for accepting a NT$500,000 political contribution.
Monday, December 28, 2009
Saturday, December 19, 2009
A woman has been arrested in central Taiwan for allegedly murdering her husband and mother-in-law in an over NT$15 million insurance fraud scheme to help pay off her huge gambling debts, police said yesterday.
Saturday, December 12, 2009
A drug company whose anti-balding medication caused a man's hair to turn grey and even transparent, and the store that sold the pills to the man were ordered by the Supreme Court yesterday to pay the victim NT$150,000, local media reported.