Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi made a tour of the eastern county of Hualien Saturday as part of his current visit in Taiwan.
The annual "sea of flowers" festival has kicked off in eastern Taiwan, with vast fields of flowers in 12 townships in Taitung and Hualien counties providing tourists unique panoramas.
The Council of Indigenous Peoples (CIP, 原住民族委員會) and the Hualien County Government on Nov. 1 unveiled a newly erected monument at the Jingpu Elementary School (靜浦國民小學) in Fengbin Township (豐濱鄉) of Hualien.1 Comment
A man, surnamed Lin, yesterday was sent to Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital (花蓮慈濟醫院) following an accident whereby the man was hit by a Tze-Chiang Limited Express (自強號) train while on duty as a maintenance cleaner.
Police and prosecutors said yesterday that the grandparents of a 9-year-old girl who died in a jet skiing accident off Hualien County as well as the man who rode the Jet Ski are suspected of manslaughter.1 Comment
Starting on July 18, a three-day mass harvest festival hosted by various aboriginal tribes will be held in Hualien County.1 Comment
The newly completed Hualien-Taitung electric railway system, along with its new time schedule, was officially launched yesterday with 136 Puyuma express trains joining the operation to boost rail-traffic volume by 40 percent, the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) announced yesterday.
Police in Hualien were accused of abuse of power after detaining a 73-year-old woman for more than eight hours.
An 80-year-old woman who went missing during a trip to eastern Hualien County last Sunday was found safe and sound by a search and rescue team yesterday morning.
Scores of indigenous people blocked tourists from entering a conservation area in the mountains of Hualien in protest against the pollution brought to their ancestral land by tourism.1 Comment