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Friday, October 1, 2010
Taiwanese authorities on Wednesday warned the public to stay out of a river in the south of the island where at least one local has recently been bitten by a crocodile.
Monday, September 27, 2010
Taiwan -- Pingtung prison fugitive turns himself in
The inmate behind a movie-style prison break from the Pingtung Detention Home Thursday turned himself in early yesterday morning to Pingtung County authorities.
Saturday, September 18, 2010
Taiwan -- Animal rights group honors Taiwanese park service
For their compassionate decision to close roads obstructing land crabs from reaching the coast during their spawning season, the Kenting National Park Administration (KNPA) has nabbed People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Asia's Proggy Award for Living with Wildlife. The group's Proggy Awards (“Proggy” stands for “progress”) recognize animal-friendly achievements in commerce and culture.
Friday, September 17, 2010
Tens of thousands of migrating raptors have filled the sky above southern Taiwan's Kenting area in recent days as the winter migration approaches its annual peak, national park officials said in a press release yesterday.
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
Taiwan -- Taiwan grouper breeders see booming market after ECFA
A grouper breeder in Linbian Township, in southern Taiwan's Pingtung County, works hard under the bright sun with an excavator to dredge the massive amount of mud that silted up his ten-hectare pond during Typhoon Morakot last August, but waves of excitement sweep over him thanks to the prospects of a huge Chinese market worth up to NT$100 billion (US$3.1 billion) annually.
Sunday, July 25, 2010
Taiwan -- Pressed cabbage hoped to resolve supply imbalance
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
Taiwan -- Annual 'ecological carnival' begins in southern Taiwan
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.
  
  
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