Thirty people were fined during the April 3-6 Kenting Music Festival for violating a new outdoor smoking ban, Pingtung County's Public Health Bureau said Monday.
Police in Pingtung County raided hotels and guesthouses on suspicion of holding illegal drugs Friday night ahead of several high-profile music events in the southern county.
A species of sea urchin that had never been recorded before in Taiwan was recently seen in waters near Kenting on the southern coast of the island, the National Museum of Natural Science said Monday.
The Pingtung County Government yesterday announced that an industry development center is approaching completion.
A Korean pastor, surnamed Tsuei, was taken into custody by the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) yesterday over mistreating children in a children's refuge in Pingtung and gaining illegal profits by purportedly building a refuge center.3 Comments
Co-organized by the Pingtung County Government Social Affairs Department and the Pingtung County Sisal Park Urban and Rural Educational Development Association, the "2014 Pingtung Forever Love Countdown Music Festival" will be held at the West Gate Square in Heng Chun Old Town.
The Sihchong River Hot Spring Festival (四重溪溫泉季) held by the Pingtung County Government, featuring the vanilla soothing bath, massage and a 300 year old wishing tree kicked off on Nov. 16.
Coral from reefs in Nanwan, a small bay west of the resort town of Kenting, were found to contain dozens of different environmental hormones, the National Museum of MarineBiology and Aquarium in Pingtung County said Monday.
Deputy Mayor Roland Blum of Marseille, France and his delegation of two urban-renewal experts, joined by a group of Taiwanese academics, visited the Pintung County and met with the county's magistrate Tsao Chi-hung (曹啟鴻).
Over 2,000 elderly men and women, dressed in bikinis and swimsuits, sunbathed on Kenting's white sand beach Saturday in an event aimed at encouraging senior citizens to pursue activities normally associated with the youth.