Taiwan's military on Monday apologized and imposed punishments on a group of soldiers after a viral video footage showed that they had allegedly tortured a dog to death.
The Kaohsiung light rail trial run expanded to an additional four stations Sunday, though crowds waiting to board the trains were not as large as the initial trials last October.
A CAF Urbos tram passes through downtown Kaohsiung during a test run of the Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit system's Circular Light Rail Line in this file photo. The Ministry of Transportation and Communications approved operation for Phase I of the Circular Line from C4 Station (Kaisyuan Jhonghua) to C8 Station (Kaohsiung Exhibition Center). The section is expected to be open by the end of June.
Three areas of Kaohsiung's Taoyuan District were cut off Sunday when a section of a roadway collapsed after days of heavy rain in the area, the district office said Sunday.
A Taiwanese man was caught at the airport in the southern city of Kaohsiung Tuesday for alleged drug trafficking when 4.3 kilograms of narcotics were found in his checked-in luggage as he was preparing to fly to Australia, airport police said Wednesday.
Two workers died and five were injured in a scaffolding collapse at Taiwan Power Company's (Taipower, 台電) Dalin Power Station (大林發電廠) in Kaohsiung City, Sunday.
Kaohsiung City Government on Saturday presented certificates of land ownership to 60 aboriginal households to enable them to recover the rights they once held to traditional tribal lands.
A female paratrooper suffered minor injuries in a failed jump attempt during a training session held in southern Kaohsiung city on Friday morning, the Taiwan military said.
Large flames shot out from the chimney of a CPC Corp. oil refinery in Kaohsiung Wednesday after an equipment malfunction, causing alarm but no injuries.
The Kaohsiung City Government said Saturday that it is offering subsidies to Yuhebao lychee farmers whose harvests have suffered because of recent downpours.