Friday, January 2, 2015
Three female Coast Guard personnel who volunteered to go on active duty on a Taiwan-controlled island in the disputed South China Sea have all left their posts on the remote island and returned Taiwan, local media reported yesterday.
Friday, December 12, 2014
Replicas of Liang Islander fossils, two ancient human skeletons excavated from Taiwan's outlying Matsu Islands, will go on display Friday in Taipei.
Monday, November 24, 2014
Prosecutors in the outlying island county of Kinmen said Sunday that they have questioned a National Quemoy University student on suspicion of handing out cash to 20 students at the school on behalf of a city council candidate aiming to secure support ahead of the Nov. 29 election.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
An executive of the Shanghai-based Chunqiu Airline met with Kinmen Magistrate Li Wo-shi Saturday to discuss the possibility of the low-cost carrier opening a route to the outlying island.
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.