Monday, October 10, 2011
The first-phase development project for a large-sized artificial lake for groundwater recharge will kick off on Oct. 17 in the southern county of Pingtung as part of the government's efforts to solve land subsidence and flood problems in the county, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) vice presidential candidate Su Jia-chyuan proposed yesterday that the debate regarding his Pingtung farmhouse should be halted until the Council of Agriculture (COA) releases a legal ruling after inspection. But Su's statement was refuted by the COA, which said that the Pingtung County Government would be the party to exercise such authority.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
The Kenting National Park Administration said Friday that it is looking for participants for an ecological initiative to escort land crabs during their evening migration.
Friday, August 5, 2011
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) yesterday nabbed the equipment-theft ring responsible for a series of missing large tractors and bulldozers in the northern Pingtung area, arresting the two ringleaders among many others.
The Pingtung Airport in southern Taiwan will be officially shut down on Aug. 11, three days after UNI Airways winds up its last flight between Taipei and Pingtung on Aug. 8, according to the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications.
Monday, July 25, 2011
Mudan Township in Pingtung County became the first area in Taiwan to complete the changeover from analog to digital cable television this year, with the launch of its digital TV services.
Saturday, July 23, 2011
The Pingtung County government will on July 29 launch a system to facilitate baggage-free tour buses to Kenting using QR-code registry technology to help tourists keep track of their luggage.
Taiwanese motor racing fans can soon enjoy watching races from an internationally-certified track right in their own country.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
The diver who was killed on Sunday in Pingtung County waters was likely pulled by heavy currents away from his team of divers, leading him to surface where he was fatally struck by the propeller blades of a raft, a Coast Guard investigation revealed yesterday.
Monday, June 20, 2011
A man was killed yesterday when he was struck in the head by a plastic raft's propeller blade while diving in waters off Pingtung County, according to a witness.