Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Taiwanese vegetable vendor and philanthropist Chen Shu-chu donated Monday a cash award of US$50,000 she recently received to Mackay Memorial Hospital in Taipei to help the hospital build an intensive care unit in its Taitung branch.1 Comment
Friday, August 3, 2012
A resident in Eastern Taiwan's Taitung Count was charged with embezzlement yesterday for allegedly taking NT$7,000 left in the cash dispensing slot of an ATM by another person, according to the county's Baoshang Police Precinct.1 Comment
Sunday, July 22, 2012
A group of students and teachers from National Taitung University in eastern Taiwan set off on a kayak trip around Taiwan on Saturday, with the aim of taking pictures and video of the island's entire coastline.
Thursday, July 5, 2012
More than 90 percent of employers in Taichung City pay their teenage part-time workers less than the minimum wage and do not provide health and labor insurance coverage for them, according to a recent poll.1 Comment
Monday, July 2, 2012
The sky in Taitung County was dotted with bright colors Saturday, as a festival featuring hot-air balloons from Taiwan and other countries was launched.
Monday, June 18, 2012
Building a traditional canoe-like wooden boat marked the ending of elementary school for a group of students on the outlying island of Lanyu but the beginning of a mission to pass down the boat building tradition of their tribe, the Tao.
Sunday, June 3, 2012
The Taitung government restarted an environmental evaluation process for a controversial beach resort project yesterday, as activists demanded that it be abandoned.
Saturday, June 2, 2012
The Taitung government's attempt to revive a controversial beach resort project has sparked outrage among lawmakers and environmental activists.
Thursday, May 3, 2012
The first fish of Pingtung's Bluefin Tuna Tourism Festival, which was caught April 26, was sold for NT$1.36 million (US$46,575) at an auction Wednesday in Pingtung, southern Taiwan.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
The only survivor found after a helicopter crash late Monday night has returned to an air base in Chiayi for further medical attention, as the rescue mission continues in the search for the missing Air Force S-70C rescue craft and its five other crewmembers, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) said yesterday.1 Comment