Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The voyage data recorder of the research ship which sank off the outlying islands of Penghu on Oct. 10 has been found and recovered, advancing the investigation into the cause of the accident, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Monday, October 20, 2014
The military is set to hold a series of events in commemoration of the 65th anniversary of the Battle of Guningtou (古寧頭戰役) against Chinese communist forces, one of the significant battles across the Taiwan Strait that ensured the continuation of the Republic of China.
Kinmen Magistrate Li Wo-shih (李沃士) spoke about his achievements during his nearly five years in office and vowed to make Kinmen a healthy and happy county, as he launched his re-election campaign Saturday.
Monday, October 13, 2014
One of the deceased victims of the recent shipwreck off the coast of Penghu (澎湖) sacrificed his life to save passengers onboard late on Friday, testimony from reports on the incident shows.
Saturday, October 11, 2014
A maritime accident occurred last night, as the Taiwan Ocean Research Institute vessel Ocean Researcher V sank in waters southeast of Penghu, with 8 crew members still missing as of press time.1 Comment
Friday, October 10, 2014
A proposal by the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) to establish marine links that passes waters near Taiwan's outlying Kinmen County will depend on a national security assessment, Transportation Minister Yeh Kuang shih said Thursday.
Monday, October 6, 2014
The Kinmen Fisheries Research Institute returned 500 large-scale lesser-breams, an endangered fish species, to an ecological pond in the Kinmen Botanical Garden in the presence of dozens of elementary school students, the outlying island county government said Friday.
Monday, September 22, 2014
The Kinmen County government has launched a pilot program in Lieyu Township to make more efficient use of its limited water resources.
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Taiwan's 7-Eleven convenience store chain opened its first store on remote Orchid Island on Friday, after overcoming criticism from civic groups that the outlet would hurt the island's indigenous culture.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
The first 7-Eleven convenience store on Orchid Island will open on Sept. 19, President Chain Store Corp. (PCSC, 統一超商) announced yesterday.