Saturday, August 13, 2011
Three new precipitation monitors have been established along northeastern Taiwan's Suhua Highway in an attempt to better predict the likelihood of disasters caused by heavy rainfall, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said.
Friday, August 5, 2011
This summer's reservation and occupancy rates in Hualien County is significantly lower than that of previous years, several hotel owners in Hualien County lamented.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Public Construction Commission (PCC) Chairman Lee Hong-yuan said yesterday that the Suao-Hualien (Suhua) Highway modification project will be very difficult and it will be almost impossible to complete the project earlier than expected.
Monday, July 11, 2011
The 2011 Taroko Gorge Marathon slated to take place Nov. 5 in eastern Taiwan's famous scenic spot is set to receive more runners this year, organizers said Sunday.
Monday, May 30, 2011
The Ministry of the Interior Construction and Planning Agency for Taroko Gorge National Park Headquarters said yesterday that to enhance the safety of visitors, precautions will be taken at areas along the Tunnel of Nine Turns Trail (九曲洞步道) that are prone to falling rocks.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
The Hualien District Court yesterday found a former police station deputy director guilty of raping a masseuse two years ago, sentencing him to four to six years behind bars.2 Comments
Monday, May 23, 2011
A magnitude 4.0 earthquake hit eastern Taiwan at 4:56 p.m. Sunday. No damage or casualties were reported.
A county magistrate, an official often compared to a parent or a guardian in Chinese society, is expected to act in the best interest of the people. As such, he may even venture into realms of the unknown if he is called upon to do so.
Thursday, May 19, 2011
A woman surnamed Huang was convicted by the Taipei District Court for having an affair with a man surnamed Lai and ordered to compensate Lai's wife NT$400,000 for mental anguish, as Lai's wife claimed to have developed depression after discovering about the affair.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Hualien Airport operations started growing again last year thanks to the increase of international charter flights, its director, Sun Yi-chung, said yesterday.