Thursday, September 3, 2009
The breathtakingly scenic Yushan National Park in central Taiwan will not be reopened to the public until Oct. 15, more than two months after it was closed due to Typhoon Morakot, park officials said yesterday.
Friday, August 21, 2009
A township chief in Nantou County defended herself against accusations of dereliction of duty.
Thursday, August 20, 2009
Prosecutors in central Nantou County have indicted two officials in charge of land and earth conservation and a fruit grower for causing the death of seven people in a mudslide in mid-September last year.
Monday, August 10, 2009
Sunday, July 26, 2009
The police yesterday uncovered Taiwan's largest-ever marijuana plant-growing scam in Xinyi Township in the central county of Nantou, and arrested two men and two women as suspects, according to Nantou county police.10 Comments
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.”