Sunday, October 17, 2010
The Kuomintang's candidate for the Tainan mayorship yesterday repeated a challenge for his Democratic Progressive Party rival to hold an open debate on their platforms.
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Residents of Tainan County's Danei Township staged a protest yesterday against a plan to re-open a sanitary landfill that has been closed for four years, local media reported yesterday.
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Over 500 residents of Tainan County's Longci Township smashed chairs, flipped tables, and clashed with police yesterday to protest the construction of a proposed landfill that they feared will cause irreversible damage to the area's ecosystem.
Friday, September 24, 2010
The American Isntitute in Taiwan (AIT) Kaohisung Branch Office is presenting “American Footsteps in Southern Taiwan” at the Koxinga (鄭成功) Museum located in Tainan from Sept. 21 to Nov. 30.
Saturday, September 18, 2010
Incumbent Tainan City Mayor Hsu Tain-tsair of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) ended weeks of speculation yesterday with an announcement that he will not run in November for mayor of Tainan special municipality.
Friday, September 17, 2010
The first day of college is always special for everyone. But it is arguably much more so for overseas Chinese Fu Cheng-han (傅政瀚) for the simple reason that he rode all the way from Malaysia to the National Cheng Kung University.
Agents from the Ministry of Justice's Investigation Bureau and Tainan Police yesterday discovered a counterfeit bill factory in Yongkang City, Tainan County, taking with them NT$200-million-worth of fake U.S. dollars and Chinese yuan bills.
Friday, September 3, 2010
Taiwanese roads are notoriously lumpy, with potholes aplenty and constant block-offs due to repaving and construction. The Tainan District Prosecutors Office conducted a probe and made the shocking discovery of underhanded dealings between local-government commissioned laboratories and contractors.
Sunday, August 29, 2010
A surgeon in southern Taiwan has lost a lawsuit he filed against a psychiatrist who diagnosed him as suffering from mental illness, a newspaper reported yesterday.
Saturday, August 21, 2010
An antique violin worth more than US$300,000 was on its way back to Taiwan yesterday after being stolen from a snoozing musician on Hong Kong's Star Ferry.