Sunday, February 9, 2014
The southern county of Yunlin got a good start to the Year of the Horse, bringing in some 700,000 visitors and generating NT$200 million (US$6.60 million) over the Lunar New Year holiday, the county government reported Saturday.
Thursday, December 26, 2013
A magnitude-4.4 earthquake jolted Eastern Taiwan at 3:38 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
All products manufactured by the four major food companies Wei Chuan Foods Corp. (味全食品), Flavor Full Foods (富味鄉食品公司), Tatung Changchi Foodstuff Factory Co. (大統長基食品), and Formosa Oilseed Processing Co., Ltd. (FOPCO, 福懋油脂) will be immediately recalled from all retailers in Hualien, County Magistrate Fu Kun-chi (傅崐萁) said yesterday.1 Comment
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Police in the eastern county of Hualien recently discovered a man sleeping on the roadside and asked the bleary-eyed man why he didn't prefer his own bed -- to which the man answered, "It is illegal to drive while drunk."
Saturday, February 23, 2013
A series of four moderate earthquakes jolted Hualien County in East Taiwan early Friday, but there were no reports of casualties or damage, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Both lanes of the Suhua Highway yesterday reopened to traffic at 5 a.m. after over a month of reconstruction work.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Hotel owners in the eastern county of Hualien said Sunday the closure of Suhua Highway has resulted in a 50 percent cancellation of reservations, dampening their hopes of increased business during the peak year-end season.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
A Japanese man was found dead yesterday morning after falling into a 100-meter-deep gorge of the east section of the Swallow Grotto trail in Taroko National Park, according to the police.
Sunday, October 21, 2012
A group of 10 American seniors, who are on a motorcycle tour of Taiwan, arrived in the eastern county of Hualien on Saturday on the fourth day of their trip.
Monday, September 10, 2012
The Hualien District Court yesterday ordered the detainment of a woman and her boyfriend in connection with the suspected murder of the woman's mother.