Thursday, October 14, 2010
Jiaming Lake, a popular hiking spot in eastern Taiwan, will reopen to the public in early November after being closed for more than a year following a major typhoon, a forestry official said yesterday.
Friday, September 10, 2010
About 700 aborigines were trapped in a village in the eastern county of Taitung after heavy rains and landslides triggered by Typhoon Meranti, as the Central Weather Bureau issued a sea and land warning over the storm.
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
The sole winner of a lottery jackpot of NT$1.12 billion (US$35.07 million) had not claimed the massive payoff as of yesterday afternoon, but the lottery shop in Taitung that sold the winning ticket said it was overwhelmed with congratulatory phone calls.
Sunday, September 5, 2010
China's Dennis Department Store Co., owned by a Taiwanese businessman operating in China's Henan Province, has placed an order for 24,000 kilograms of pomelos from eastern Taiwan's Taitung County — the largest single order that local farmers have ever received, Taitung County Magistrate Justin Huang said yesterday.
Friday, July 30, 2010
Butchers and pig suppliers in eastern Taiwan's Taitung County will suspend sales for 11 days during the period July 30-Aug. 31 because of low supplies, a county official said yesterday.2 Comments
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Taitung will open a new night market to provide further entertainment options for tourists, many of whom have complained of a lack of things to do in the evening there, Taitung Magistrate Justin Huang said yesterday.
Thursday, July 22, 2010
The Rotary Club (扶輪社) dedicated new facilities to Typhoon Morakot victims in Taitung County's Taiho Village (太和) last month.
Monday, July 19, 2010
A fishing boat in southern Taiwan ran aground on the beach early yesterday morning and it took a boat of the Coast Guard Administration (CGA) and a dozen of fishermen and Coast Guards to get the vessel back to water after the tide rose.
Monday, July 12, 2010
“It was really a fierce animal,” said Indigenous hunter Gianu of the Bunun Tribe, who seized his 1000th wild boar successfully in Yanpin Township, Taitung County yesterday.
Sunday, July 11, 2010
An elderly couple in Taitung County passed away together last month after the sick wife told their child she would go to heaven with her cancer-plagued husband, local media has reported.