Thursday, January 20, 2011
Teenage killer Liao Kuo-hao (廖國豪) was sentenced by a district court yesterday to a total of 25 years in jail for his role in two murders, including the high-profile shooting of Taichung gangland kingpin Weng Chi-nan last May.
Thursday, January 13, 2011
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
The principal of the National Taitung University Affiliated Physical Education Senior High School (NTPEHS) formally resigned from his position yesterday after members of the school administration voted for him to step down, marking the first time a high school principal was ousted by faculty through votes, local media reported yesterday.
Sunday, December 26, 2010
Eight Chinese tourists were slightly injured Saturday in eastern Taiwan's Taitung County when their tour bus crashed into a custard apple farm, police said that day.
Saturday, December 4, 2010
This winter, be prepared to enjoy the great outdoors! Starting mid-December, a series of athletic competitions set against nature's backdrop will take place across the Great Snow Mountain (Dasyueshan), the Taoyuan East Eye Mountain Forest, Taitung's Chihpen and Kenting.
Friday, December 3, 2010
The Taitung County “Jhihben Hot Springs Music Fest” is set to kick off on Dec. 4, ushering in four consecutive weekends of luxurious bathing, good live music and multifaceted performances.
Sunday, November 21, 2010
The 2010 Festival of Austronesian Cultures featuring driftwood art and indigenous culture are being held Nov. 19-28 in the eastern county of Taitung.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
As many as 13 endangered Formosan muntjacs, or known as Formosan barking deer, were found killed in the largest illegal animal-shooting case ever seen in the eastern county of Taitung in recent years, according to Taitung Police Station.
Saturday, November 13, 2010
In adherence to traditional customs supported by Taitung City's Tien Hou Temple, a good majority of the eastern city's residents yesterday willingly became vegetarians and plan to remain so for three consecutive days.
Monday, November 8, 2010
The residents of Beinan Township in Taitung County broke all the rules yesterday by throwing a first-ever outdoors festival at a public gravesite, with participants young and old reveling in the notion that a cemetery does not necessary mark the end of life, but a beginning of sorts.