Monday, November 1, 2010
Sunday, October 31, 2010
A Hualien City bed-and-breakfast owner has been ordered to halt operations after female guests accused him of drugging and sexually molesting them as they slept, investigations by the Hualien County Government revealed Friday. The man has not been arrested on criminal charges due to a lack of evidence.
Saturday, October 30, 2010
Premier Wu Den-yi said Friday that he will travel to eastern Taiwan Oct. 31 to brief residents there on the government's commitment to upgrading the accident-prone Suhua Highway, one of the region's major traffic arteries.
Friday, October 29, 2010
Premier Wu Den-yih told residents of eastern Taiwan's Hualien County yesterday not to make the arduous journey to Taipei amid the current stormy weather, and said he will instead travel to Hualien to meet them and address their grievances.6 Comments
Thursday, October 28, 2010
The recent damage to the Suhua Highway could discourage some marathon runners from participating in this year's Taroko Gorge Marathon, the organizers said yesterday.1 Comment
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
The remains found on a slope 300 meters below the Suao-Hualien (Suhua) Highway was confirmed to be one of the two Taiwanese tour bus drivers missing since the rockslide as search-and-rescue ran into the fourth day yesterday.
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
The Hualien County Council yesterday resolved to immediately go into recess for an indefinite period of time to protest against the central government's failure to improve the accident-prone eastern Suao-Hualien (Suhua) Highway.
Monday, October 25, 2010
Rescuers uncovered yesterday the body of an additional female victim from a section of the eastern Suao-Hualien (Suhua) Highway severely damaged by land and rock slides, raising the death toll caused by Typhoon Megi to 13 while 25 other people remained unaccounted for.2 Comments
Hotels in the eastern county of Hualien are suffering huge losses in the wake of Typhoon Megi, which caused heavy damage to the Suao-Hualien (Suhua) Highway, the only major throughway along the eastern coast.1 Comment
Monday, October 18, 2010
The heavy downpour over the weekend caused debilitating floods in eastern Taiwan, resulting in the death of a river tracing instructor and one missing person in the Hualien region yesterday and trapping 26 people in Yilan County for up to three hours.