Ten students of Tainan City's Kunshan Elementary School (崑山國小) lost their lives in the Kaohsiung Meinong earthquake, the most deaths among all affected schools in the nation, according to recent figures released by the Ministry of Education (MOE, 教育部).1 Comment
The wife of Cheng Chin-kui (鄭進貴), one of the detained architects who designed the collapsed Weiguan apartment complex, attempted to withdraw around NT$10 million from her husband's bank account at a Tainan branch of Taishin International Bank (台新銀行) early Monday morning, before the account was frozen by a pending court order.1 Comment
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.