Friday, July 26, 2013
A magnitude-5.3 earthquake jolted Eastern Taiwan at 6:11 p.m. yesterday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Taitung District Prosecutors Office yesterday indicted Wang Chuan-chi (王專吉), an ex-Forestry Bureau official, on charges of drunk driving and fatally hitting two undergraduates in Taitung County on June 15 before fleeing the scene.
An hot air balloon festival that attracted 880,000 visitors last year got off the ground in Taitung County on Saturday, with 20 balloons from different countries participating.
Saturday, June 1, 2013
A hot air balloon featuring the global smash-hit computer game Angry Birds will make its world debut in eastern Taiwan at a hot air balloon festival, the event organizers said yesterday.
Friday, May 31, 2013
A flyover featuring military aircraft and a skydiving show performed by paratroopers were staged yesterday in Taitung City as part of a rehearsal for an upcoming air base open house event.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
A Taitung-based fraud ring was busted yesterday, according to the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB).1 Comment
Thursday, March 14, 2013
A Taiwanese hot air balloon carrying Taitung Magistrate Justin Huang (黃健庭) took off Wednesday 7:20 a.m. local time in Australia's capital city Canberra as part of the Southern Hemisphere's largest ballooning festival.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
A court in southeastern Taitung County has ruled that an aboriginal resident violated no rules after he was charged with alleged illegal possession of a rifle.1 Comment
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Taichung Mayor Jason Hu directed government agencies in his city Monday to tighten their management of local child caregivers after two infants died under the watch of a nanny in Hsinchu County on Saturday.
Monday, December 31, 2012
Heavy north-easterly winds yesterday halted nautical traffic between Taitung and Green Island, trapping over 1,000 travelers, local ship companies said.