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.
Saturday, May 29, 2010
A man was taken into custody for allegedly sexually assaulting a teenage student on a Taiwan Railways train on Wednesday, local media reported yesterday.
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Two Taiwanese fishermen were successfully rescued by local coast guards yesterday after a week-long confinement out in the sea, local media reported.
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
A Taiwan Railway train running from Pingtung to Fengyuan broke down at 6.15 p.m. yesterday.
Monday, April 5, 2010
Three people were killed in a car accident on their way returning from Kenting Spring Scream Music Festival at 10 p.m. on Saturday.
Monday, March 29, 2010
A man was arrested on Friday for allegedly kidnapping his own daughter and blackmailing the girl's family for money in Pingtung County, local media reported.
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
A man arrested in the northern part of the island yesterday confessed to murdering his girlfriend's father, whose charred remains were recently found in Pingtung County, local media reported.
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.