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
Lion Travel Service Co. (雄師旅遊) and the Chiayi County Government have teamed up to provide a NT$999 bus tour, giving the public a unique opportunity to taste quality coffee and tea on Alishan.
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.
A magnitude-4.4 earthquake jolted Eastern Taiwan at 3:38 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
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