Friday, January 30, 2015
A landmark bischofia javanica tree in the southeastern county of Taitung, which was uprooted by Typhoon Matmo last July, is recovering well, drawing large numbers of tourists in the canola flower season.
Monday, December 22, 2014
A Daily Air (德安航空) plane landed on its belly at Taitung Airport during a training session on Sunday after the co-pilot forgot to lower the landing gear during the approach, the Taiwanese carrier said.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
For remote Taitung County on Taiwan's southeast edge, the Nov. 29 election will be a sure bet for over three dozen candidates running for city and township mayors, councilmen and village and ward heads.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Australian Jordan Lawler took one of the big prizes at the Taiwan Open of Surfing in Taitung on Sunday when he won the men's ASP 1-star Qualifying Series (QS) division while American Taylor Jensen won the men's ASP longboard division.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
The Taitung County-based Beinan Puyuma tribe (卑南族普悠瑪部落) recently held a ceremony to unveil four tablets behind Taitung Pei-nan Elementary School (卑南國小).
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Two Taitung men were nabbed by authorities Wednesday in Hualien for hunting and killing over a dozen Reeves's muntjac, also known as Formosan barking deer, a protected animal.1 Comment
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Hikers found a dead Formosan black bear in the mountains of Eastern Taiwan yesterday, with forestry officials saying that sightings of these endangered animals are rare, the Central News Agency reported.
Sunday, September 21, 2014
A landmark bishop wood (bischofia javanica) tree in the southeastern county of Taitung has been well-prepared ahead of a tropical storm's expected landfall in southern Taiwan, local government officials said Saturday.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Four elementary students from Taitung County on the eastern coast of Taiwan won two gold and two bronze medals in the final competition of the World Mathematics Invitational (WMI) that concluded last week.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Two suspects were arrested on July 31 for allegedly having sex with a minor, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said.1 Comment
Friday, July 18, 2014
It was recently discovered that up to 96 percent of buildings on Orchid Island, which is located off Taiwan's southeastern coast, were unlawfully constructed.2 Comments
Sunday, July 6, 2014
A hot air balloon carrying three people lost control and drifted in the air for almost three hours in Taitung yesterday before some 30 people on the ground managed to pull it down to safety, officials said.
Friday, May 30, 2014
The largest and longest-running Taiwan International Balloon Fiesta will kick off Friday at Luye, Taitung County in southeastern Taiwan with various shows and fun activities.
Sunday, May 18, 2014
A collection of artifacts from the indigenous Tao tribe went on display Saturday in Taitung for the first time, four decades after the 200-plus items were taken to Europe.