Thursday, May 21, 2015
A gay rights group criticized a Kaohsiung City Government plan to accept lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders (LGBT) by marking their partners in city records, saying it is merely a measure to "make fun of" the community without having any substantive effect.4 Comments
Kaohsiung City health officials on Wednesday erected a warning sign in a market, after five cases of dengue fever were reported at that location and officials disinfected the area and its environs the previous day.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
The Water Resources Agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs announced that the scheduled water rationing for today and May 20 has been postponed in the Kaohsiung area after the eighth drought prevention meeting on May 15.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
With enough water supply in the Gaoping River Dam (高屏溪攔河堰), the government decided to halt water restrictions in Kaohsiung next week for the third time since phase-three rationing was introduced at the beginning of this month.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Members of a gay group expressed hope Wednesday that wedding leave can be applied to gay couples after the Kaohsiung city government said it is mulling whether to mark the partners of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders (LGBT) in the household registration system.4 Comments
Monday, May 11, 2015
Hundreds of Chinese immigrant spouses of Taiwanese nationals in Kaohsiung on Sunday urged the government to shorten the wait required to obtain Taiwanese citizen identity cards to four years, from the present six. The call received support from several Kaohsiung elected officials.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
"To save up enough money to help our mother buy a new house" is the wish made for the upcoming Mother's Day by the Lin sisters, whose filial piety was recognized at an award ceremony held Sunday in Kaohsiung.
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Thanks to growing precipitation and the resulting influx of water to Kaohsiung's main source of water, the Gaoping River (高屏溪), the third-stage water rationing scheduled to begin next week will be postponed, the government said yesterday.
Friday, May 1, 2015
A student attending Kaohsiung Medical University (KMU, 高雄醫學大學), surnamed Huang (黃), committed suicide yesterday morning after being implicated in the murder of a fellow student, surnamed Liu (劉), on April 28, according to the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office (KDPO, 高雄地檢署).
Saturday, April 25, 2015
A mechanic has been acquitted in a case where two people died in an elevator accident in Kaohsiung about 18 months ago, according to the district court in the southern city.
Monday, April 20, 2015
An elderly woman was found to be alive by surprised staff at a mourning hall next to Kaohsiung municipal funeral home on Saturday morning after being taken there by her son, despite being still very much alive.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
A wanted man shot himself in the head late last night in Kaohsiung after finding that he was completely surrounded by the police and there was no possibility of escape.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan has been using aerial photography to track down sources of air pollution, with officials saying the new technology helps them work more effectively.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
A senior citizens' home in Kaohsiung held an unveiling ceremony of a bronze statue of the late President Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) donated by a local university, a move in stark contrast to a campaign advocating the removal of statues of the late leader from campuses around the country.2 Comments