A precautionary measure to ban nighttime traffic on a section of the Central Cross-Island Highway will be put into practice Tuesday, one day after a falling rock hit a tour bus on the highway, killing one passenger and injuring two.
A tour bus with more than 30 local people aboard was hit by a falling boulder while traveling across the Central Cross-Island Highway Monday afternoon, leaving one dead and three injured, according to the police.1 Comment
A charitable hospital that accepts public donations is undergoing a massive change in medication that is mainly "profit oriented," internal documents leaked Monday showed.
Two cyclists were hit and killed on the Suhua Highway in Eastern Taiwan Saturday by a taxi that lost control at high speed, apparently because its driver was drunk, police said.
Inspectors in full protective gear examine a geese farm in Hualien in this photo provided by the eastern county's animal and plant quarantine department on Friday, July 8. The inspection was conducted in the wake of reports about geese deaths at the farm. Test results showed that the dead geese there were infected by H5 bird flu viruses, the department said.
Rescue personnel from the National Airborne Service Corps unload the body of a man who fell to his death near the north peak of Qilai Mountain in Hualien on Wednesday, June 29.
Investigators bust an underground narcotics manufacturing site in Hualien, Thursday, June 23.
A fishing boat that docked in Hualien Port on Saturday was found to be carrying four shark fins, in violation of Taiwan's laws, Coast Guard officers said Sunday.
The new head of the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA, 環保署) Lee Ying-yuan (李應元), on Wednesday vowed to stop Asia Cement Corp. (亞泥), one of Taiwan's leading cement suppliers, from engaging in development projects in Taroko National Park upon the expiration of the company's mineral rights next year.
Members of the Taiwan Bulbul Club, a student club at National Dong Hwa University, hold a demonstration at the Hualien County Hall on Monday, May 16.