Six food banks in Taiwan launched an alliance in Taipei on Thursday to share their resources and logistics more effectively and to push for legislation that encourages donations to food banks.
The Tainan District Prosecutors Office prosecuted another 79 people yesterday over the sale of water-injected meat to the military following legal action taken against 14 offenders in June.
Kuomintang (KMT) Tainan chapter chief Hsieh Lung-chieh (謝龍介) yesterday urged Tainan Mayor William Lai (賴清德) to explain his apparent about-face over the ban on U.S. pork.
The Water Resources Agency (WRA) yesterday said that in three days it will repair the damaged floodway in Tainan to a degree that will allow water to run through it, noting that it has also asked a professional civil engineering association to investigate the cause of the collapse.1 Comment
Tainan City gave employees a day off yesterday morning due to flooding from torrential rain, but many citizens complained that the city government did not announce this decision early enough, causing them trouble during their commutes in the city.1 Comment
Between midnight and noon yesterday, precipitation in Tainan's Sigang District (西港) and Anding District (安定) surpassed 300 millimeters. Between 7 and 8 a.m., precipitation was recorded as falling at a volume of 90.5 millimeters per hour in the Southern Taiwan city's West Central District (中西區).1 Comment
The meeting of Parasite Museum and Cross-Straits Conference in Parasitology Teaching will take place at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) Medical School lecture hall 3 from July 30 to Aug. 1, according to a press release of the NCKU.
Tainan prosecutors yesterday searched four military food supply stations across Taiwan and took 31 military officers back to the Tainan District Prosecutors Office (TDPO) for questioning over allegations of receiving kickbacks from food suppliers.1 Comment
In order to cultivate local musical talent and promote tourism, the Tainan City Government is holding the Tainan Masago Music Festival scheduled to take place on August 9.
In celebration of Dragon Boat Festival, National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) recently unveiled a design for a floating green dragon made by a Dutch designer.