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.
Monday, June 14, 2010
Pingtung prosecutors are seeking an eight-year sentence for a man who sexually assaulted a high school girl in a train, the United Daily News reported yesterday.
Sunday, June 13, 2010
Taiwan's police forces, already mired in a recent scandal over the killing of a gang boss, were rocked again yesterday after an officer from Pingtung County was arrested in connection with the brutal murder of two women.
Monday, June 7, 2010
Police yesterday arrested a man who sexually assaulted junior high school girls more than once in Pingtung County, local media reported.
Saturday, June 5, 2010
The Pingtung County government has begun to buy bananas from local farmers at eight locations in the southern area to help prop up the fruit's slumping price, in line with an initiative launched by Taiwan's top agricultural authority.