This photo from the Hsinchu fire department shows a firefighter holding a pangolin that was captured on the streets in the city's downtown on Friday, June 10.
Youbike in Hsinchu began a test run Thursday, joining the nine other cities and counties in Taiwan that provide bike rental services to the public.
Hsinchu City launched its first YouBike stations on Thursday morning, with the first 30 minutes of each ride free of charge for the first three months.
A nearly 10-meter-long sperm whale that was found lying dead on the coast of Hsinchu City last week probably succumbed to hunger, an expert on whales said Monday.1 Comment
A 10-meter long dead whale recently washed up on the shore of Gangnan in Hsinchu City, northern Taiwan, and authorities are till trying to determine the cause of its death, the Coast Guard Administration's (CGA's) local unit said Saturday.
A Taiwanese woman has been charged with making an illegal surrogacy arrangement that involved paying a Thai woman to bear a child for a man from Taiwan, law enforcement authorities in Hsinchu said Tuesday.
Attendees at National Hsinchu University of Education's (NHCUE, 新竹教育大學) school affairs meeting passed a vote on Monday in favor of merging with National Tsing Hua University (NTHU, 清華大學).
National Tsing Hua University (NTHU, 清華大學) responded to a group of students who protested on campus Sunday opposing the merging of NTHU and National Hsinchu University of Education (NHCUE, 新竹教育大學), according to the Central News Agency (CNA).
President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) commended four Italian nuns of the Sacro Costato Missionary Sisters of Hsinchu city and county in Taipei Friday, thanking and praising them for their devoted services in the education of young children in the area.
Tour packages to travel in Hsinchu City's (新竹市) Siang Shan District (香山) between Feb. 27 and June 30 are offered at half price for a limited 1,200 people, announced the Hsinchu City Government.