Thursday, March 4, 2010
The newly elected speaker of Pingtung County Council and his driver were detained by prosecutors yesterday for alleged vote buying.
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Newly elected Pingtung County Council Speaker Lin Ching-du was taken into custody early Wednesday for his alleged involvement in vote buying in the council's speaker election Monday.
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Large amounts of oil have leaked from a Pingtung County recycling business, contaminating an irrigation ditch and polluting a nearby stream, local media reported yesterday.
Friday, February 12, 2010
A female convenience store staff-member in Pingtung was brave enough to wrestle a robber to prevent them successfully committing a crime, local media reported yesterday.
Monday, February 8, 2010
A two-day sports meet beginning on Feb. 20 will be a key component of this year's Hakka Liuduei Cultural Carnival in southern Pingtung County.
Thursday, January 28, 2010
The Pingtung District Court granted the equivalent of one year pay to a teacher who was fired for not abiding by a school rule that required children of educators to enroll in the school, local media reported yesterday.
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
A woman in the southern Pingtung City complained about the lax administrative procedure at a telephone company that issued four new mobile phones to someone who had filed applications using her ID card lost 10 years ago.
Thursday, January 21, 2010
Bees used to pollinate melons have been stolen in Pingtung County and police are hunting down the suspect and the missing bees, said police yesterday.
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
A policeman's wife is reported to have helped police to track down a robber — who conducted a fake car accident to steal her purse, by taking the offender's license plate number.
Saturday, January 16, 2010
A middle-aged woman surnamed Tung was injured by an explosive device that she had picked up around the military base at Hengchun Township in Pingtung County.