Sunday, August 22, 2010
A male liger cub — an illegally bred cross between a male lion and a tigress — died Friday with another listed as being in critical condition, an animal shelter said yesterday.
Monday, August 2, 2010
Sunday, July 25, 2010
A farmer from southern Taiwan's Pingtung County has recently come up with an idea for storing fresh cabbages when prices are low with the aim of helping cabbage farmers resolve their perennial problem of production-sales imbalance.
Saturday, July 24, 2010
The Council for Hakka Affairs has selected the official emblem for the Liudui Hakka Culture Park, which is set to open in southern Pingtung County in 2011.
Thursday, July 22, 2010
Thousands of swallows recently arrived in southern Taiwan's Kenting National Park from Thailand, Singapore, the Philippines and Indonesia, heralding the start of their summer migration, park officials said yesterday.
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
The murder case of a man allegedly killed by his own son, daughter and his daughter's boyfriend was officially brought to court. The Pingtung District Prosecutors Office suggested life imprisonment for both the victim's daughter and her boyfriend.
Saturday, July 10, 2010
Marine tourism in Kenting, a hot tourist destination, has not been affected by previous reports of bull shark traces in the sea area surrounding southern Taiwan, local media reported yesterday.
Monday, July 5, 2010
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday visited Chen Shu-chu, the recently famous philanthropist vegetable vendor in Taitung, to credit her with helping Taiwan's international image.
Friday, July 2, 2010
Prosecutors yesterday requested seven and a half years imprisonment and a NT$6 million fine for the newly elected Pingtung County Council Speaker Lin Ching-du for his alleged involvement in vote-buying in the council's speaker election, local media reported.
Saturday, June 26, 2010
The Coast Guard Administration rescued a fishing vessel, named Yu Chan Hsiang, that had been hijacked by its Indonesian crew in waters off Pingtung, Taiwan's southernmost county, an official said yesterday.