Saturday, October 29, 2011
The first Asian universities' half marathon relay will be held Oct. 30 at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in southern Taiwan with 56 students from 14 universities in Taiwan, mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore participating.
Monday, October 17, 2011
A wild monkey that got into a high speed rail station in southern Taiwan on Sunday morning suffered burns from an electric shock as it ran around trying to escape, according to the Kaohsiung City Fire Bureau.
Sunday, September 18, 2011
Tainan, hometown of movie director Wei Te-sheng of “Seediq Bale” fame, and wintering site for such rare migratory birds as the dark-faced spoonbill and the whiskered tern, now offers a day-tour package to both groups and individuals for just NT$999 per head, with big hotel accommodation discounts for children if they stay overnight at any one of the 16 member hotels of the “Tainan Tourism Industry League.”
Tainan launched charter flights to Japan's Komatsu Saturday with an EVA Airways flight, one of Taiwan's leading international carriers, taking off in the morning and scheduled to arrive around noon.
Monday, August 29, 2011
A man in Tainan, southern Taiwan recently suffered septic pulmonary embolism simply because of picking his nose, but was finally cured after his doctor used thoracentesis to draw out lung abscess.
Friday, August 26, 2011
Tainan City Investigation Bureau yesterday ordered for all bottles of fake Australian red wine off shelves after discovering that the beverage had been chemically diluted to expand its volume.
Thursday, August 4, 2011
As the invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) continues to infect the nation, and as many disadvantaged children did not receive subsidiary vaccination from the government, Pfizer recently donated 140 doses of Prevenar 13* vaccine to an orphanage in Tainan.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Table salt will receive top billing in a series of festivities and activities planned for the coming weekend by the management of the Southwest Coast National Scenic Area under the Tourism Bureau.
Friday, July 29, 2011
Saturday, July 16, 2011
President Ma Ying-jeou continued his agricultural trip to Tainan yesterday, where he was faced with farmers' complaints of fruit flies affecting mango production and potential overstocking issues, to which he promised to give detailed responses within a week.