Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Police in the eastern county of Hualien recently discovered a man sleeping on the roadside and asked the bleary-eyed man why he didn't prefer his own bed -- to which the man answered, "It is illegal to drive while drunk."
Saturday, February 23, 2013
A series of four moderate earthquakes jolted Hualien County in East Taiwan early Friday, but there were no reports of casualties or damage, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB).
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Both lanes of the Suhua Highway yesterday reopened to traffic at 5 a.m. after over a month of reconstruction work.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Hotel owners in the eastern county of Hualien said Sunday the closure of Suhua Highway has resulted in a 50 percent cancellation of reservations, dampening their hopes of increased business during the peak year-end season.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
A Japanese man was found dead yesterday morning after falling into a 100-meter-deep gorge of the east section of the Swallow Grotto trail in Taroko National Park, according to the police.
Sunday, October 21, 2012
A group of 10 American seniors, who are on a motorcycle tour of Taiwan, arrived in the eastern county of Hualien on Saturday on the fourth day of their trip.
Monday, September 10, 2012
The Hualien District Court yesterday ordered the detainment of a woman and her boyfriend in connection with the suspected murder of the woman's mother.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Nineteen Tri-Service Honor Guard members under the Ministry of National Defense (MND) yesterday visited a shelter home for physically and mentally challenged people in Hualien City after being invited to perform by a resident in the shelter.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Fifteen people suffered minor injuries when a bus carrying a tour group from South Korea overturned in the scenic Taroko National Park in eastern Taiwan on yesterday, transport officials said.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
The tourism department chief of the Hualien County Government was allegedly caught in a scandal of taking bribes of over NT$1 million from contractors during the past two years, forcing the Taipei District Prosecutors' Office and the Taipei branch of the Investigation Bureau to take prosecution actions.
Saturday, February 18, 2012
A tour bus carrying mainland Chinese tourists collided into the hillside and rolled over in Hualien yesterday, injuring 34, according to the Hualien County Fire Department.1 Comment
Sunday, January 8, 2012
Rice farmers in Hualien County were reminded not to begin planting their first rice crop of the season earlier than normal to avoid losing their crops to unexpected cold snaps.