Reconstruction efforts post-Kaohsiung Meinong quake were well underway on Monday as the government rolled out and green-lighted financial and construction aid, alongside help from private foundations.
Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te vowed yesterday to take further legal action to freeze the assets of a developer in order to protect the rights of those affected by the deadliest incident in the Feb. 6 earthquake.1 Comment
President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) and President-elect Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday separately attended a memorial ceremony in Tainan for people who were killed in a magnitude 6.4 earthquake that struck the southern city on Feb. 6.
The administration office of Taijiang National Park in Tainan, one of Taiwan's nine national parks, was officially launched Wednesday displaying art installations featuring oyster shells and driftwood.
Workers were busy installing a new automated teller machine (ATM) at the Tainan Rende branch of King's Town Bank Monday after robbers ripped out one of the ATMs and made off with about NT$4.11 million (US$122,925) in cash in the early hours of Sunday.
Police are continuing to investigate an ATM theft that occurred early Sunday morning at a local bank in Tainan, according to the police.
The National Tainan Girls' Senior High School in Tainan, Southern Taiwan had to call off a plan to present a commemorative graduation certificate Thursday to a 93-year-old who was forced into sexual slavery by Japanese forces during World War II, the school said Wednesday.
A two-day international conference on dengue fever prevention and control jointly sponsored by Taiwan and the United States opened on Monday in Tainan, the part of Taiwan hardest hit by the outbreak of the disease this year.
The Vietnamese Student Association of National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) has been selling Vietnamese sandwiches online in an effort to raise money to help a student to pay his medical bills.
A research team from National Cheng Kung University's (成功大學) College of Medicine said Monday it has gained insight into how exposure to industrial plasticizers can lead to low testosterone levels and possibly infertility in males.