Experts gathered for a special boat launching in the eastern county of Taitung on Saturday, part of a seminar in which elders of the indigenous Amis Tribe demonstrated how their ancestors navigated the seas in bamboo rafts.
A magnitude-5.3 earthquake jolted Eastern Taiwan at 6:11 p.m. yesterday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
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.
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.
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.
A Taitung-based fraud ring was busted yesterday, according to the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB).1 Comment