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Friday, July 29, 2011
Taiwan -- Tainan pesticide plant blaze forces thousands to evacuate
DSM-AGI Corporation's (新力美科技公司) Shin Hua plant in Tainan, a chemical company producing pesticides, caught fire yesterday morning, injuring eight people and forcing thousands of residents to evacuate, including staff and patients hospitalized in the nearby Tainan Hospital Shin Hua branch.
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.
Saturday, July 2, 2011
Prosecutors in Tainan yesterday charged an opposition legislator with violating election laws by allegedly spreading false rumors targeted at a candidate in a mayoral election two years ago.
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Wednesday, June 22, 2011
The development of a man-made lake in the Tainan area along the Zengwen River received local and central government support, with Tainan's mayor hoping it can be completed in two years.
Monday, June 13, 2011
Taiwan -- Tainan fire temporarily halts rail service
A midnight fire yesterday at a plastic factory garage located under Taiwan Railway's Tainan Shalun Extension elevated railway caused the complete destruction of the over-700-ping facility. There were no causalities, however the great amount of smoke caused temporary suspension for the trains taking the Shalun Extension route.
Saturday, June 4, 2011
Kaohsiung City police yesterday successfully cracked down on a fraud group that specifically targeted mainland Chinese, arresting seven suspects who have allegedly bilked over 10 million reminbi out from hundreds of victims in six short months.
Friday, June 3, 2011
A Tainan-based agriculture product company signed a distribution deal with a Japanese partner to sell their natural personal care products overseas yesterday.
Thursday, June 2, 2011
Yunlin County Deputy Magistrate Lin Yuan-chuan said Wednesday that the operations of five chemical factories belonging to the Formosa Plastics group will be halted in two months time on safety concerns.
Saturday, May 28, 2011
In order to kick-start development initiatives for the Greater Tainan municipality, the city government is actively recruiting real estate investors and potential employees nationwide, with stops in Taipei planned for May 28 and 29 at the Eslite Bookstore in the Xinyi District.
Monday, May 23, 2011
Taiwan -- Man drives car into Tainan harbor, 3 dead
Three people died and one was in emergency care after driving a car into the sea in Tainan's Anping Harbor area late Saturday night. Family of the victims suspected the tragedy was caused by exhaustion.
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