Tuesday, December 30, 2014
The inauguration of the National Taichung Theater in November was the most important arts and culture news story of 2014, according to an annual poll.
Monday, December 29, 2014
A hippopotamus, who was injured after it jumped from a moving truck on Friday, is recovering swiftly in its new habitat at a fish farm in Taichung's Dachia District, the animal's caretakers said.1 Comment
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Newly elected Taichung City Mayor Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) visited Taichung's Animal Protection and Health Inspection Office in Nantun (動物之家南屯園區訪察) yesterday and stated that more effort must be placed on increased animal protection.
Monday, December 15, 2014
Cabinet Deputy Secretary-General Hsiao Chia-chi (蕭家淇) announced yesterday that he will be running in the Taichung lawmaker by-election after a position was left vacant by former lawmaker Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍).
Thursday, December 11, 2014
A public market in Taichung, central Taiwan, has been offering free food to the disadvantaged over the past three months and the Taichung City Government is hoping that the example will inspire more markets to join the cause.
Taichung police on Dec. 2 cracked down a pigeon race gambling club in the central city, arresting two suspects and seized property owned by the club, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has announced.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Each Wednesday since October, a specially modified van parks at designated locations to offer a unique service: showers for the central city's homeless.
Friday, November 28, 2014
Police in Taichung arrested a suspect on Wednesday who was allegedly involved in a series of drug-smuggling cases, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) announced yesterday.
Monday, November 24, 2014
Central Taiwan's first opera house opened Sunday with a grand ceremony to inaugurate what Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai called "the pride of Taichung."1 Comment
Saturday, November 22, 2014
The National Taichung Theater will officially open Nov. 23, when Taiwanese opera company Ming Hwa Yuan will give a charity performance as part of the opening celebration, the Taichung city government said Friday.
A fair at Taichung's Caowu Square was slated to be held by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) today from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., featuring many activities such as lessons on how to cook U.S. beef and pork, a cooking contest, fundraising events for local charity organizations and sampling of meat.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Taichung Mayor Jason Hu (胡志強) said yesterday he remains confident he will win re-election on Nov. 29 even as his opponent, Legislator Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍), touted his persistent though narrowing lead in opinion polls in the two-man race.2 Comments
Monday, November 17, 2014
As a southbound Tze-Chiang Limited Express (自強號) train passed the railroad crossing on Yuantong South Road (圓通南路) in Tanzi District, (潭子區) Taichung City yesterday at 11 a.m.,