Friday, May 23, 2014
Kuomintang Tainan Councilor Hsieh Lung-chieh (謝龍介) yesterday announced his resignation, criticizing Tainan Mayor William Lai (賴清德) for not following suit in the wake of former Taiwan Sugar Corporation (台糖) Chairman Wu Nai-ren's (吳乃仁) sentencing.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Tainan police yesterday discovered a woman's body at Tainan City's (台南市) Gold Coast (黃金海岸) — a day after the body of the woman's younger brother was found in the same area.
Friday, May 2, 2014
National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) will host its annual Vietnamese Cultural Week on May 3.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
A southbound Chu-kuang Express train yesterday nicked an excavator while passing through a railroad crossing in Tainan's Liuying District (柳營區), causing no casualties but delaying 16 trains, the Taipei Railway Administration (TRA) said.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
A suspected outbreak of bovine ephemeral fever has struck cattle farms in Tainan, animal health officials said yesterday, with 246 suspected cases, or about 1 percent of the area's cattle population, reported over the past week.
Monday, March 24, 2014
National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) professor Chong-Ming Huang has developed a mobile application that guides tourists when they explore historical sites around Taiwan, according to the university's press release.
The 2014 Tainan Arts Festival will kick off April 5 in the southern city, featuring a diverse lineup of performances by arts groups from Taiwan and abroad.
Sunday, March 16, 2014
The Tainan Old-Town Marathon is set for its eighth installment on March 16. Known as one of the most significant events in the south of Taiwan, the marathon serves as a sports and tourism event, attracting runners worldwide to journey to the area annually, with NT$100,000 up for grabs for the winners.
A head-on collision in the eastern county of Taitung Saturday left a flatbed truck driver dead and injured 16 passengers on a tour bus, including 14 Chinese tourists, local police said.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
The Water Resources Agency (WRA, 水利署) announced yesterday that a yellow alert may be issued for the Tainan area as soon as Mar. 20, requiring residents to ration their water usage amid a lack of rainfall.