Executives from six electroplating factories in the central county of Changhua were charged Monday with illegally discharging polluted water into irrigation channels.
In the face of rising prices for rice, the Changhua County Farmers' Association urged the central government Sunday to investigate and prevent high prices from hurting both farmers and consumers.
Unemployment in Changhua County fell in 2013 to 4 percent, the second lowest in the country, thanks to a series of successful employment service programs for job seekers, the county government reported yesterday.
Two hundred sets of Chinese New Year dishes donated by the Changhua county government have been sent to disadvantaged families in the county in an act of charity by the Taiwan Fund for Children and Families (TFCF).
Huwei Township in Yunlin County yesterday launched a smartphone application for its citizens which will help residents to track the locations of garbage trucks in the vicinity.
Changhua County showcased its rich agricultural tradition during its New Year's celebration, distributing hot milk and puffed rice cakes to over 25,000 people attending an overnight bash to usher in 2014.
Changhua County prosecutors took cult founder Chen Chiau-ming (陳巧明), along with three other members of "Ri Yue Ming Gong (日月明功)," into custody yesterday over charges related to the starvation death of a 17-year-old high school student, despite the fact that Chen denied committing the crime.
Local media yesterday reported the death of a Japanese-Taiwanese woman, with the cause of her death pointing to beatings she had possibly received during religious practices at a temple in Taiwan.2 Comments
The founder of religious group "Ri Yue Ming Gong" (日月明功) Chen Chiau-ming (陳巧明) has been listed as a defendant after being accused of starving a 17-year-old high school student, surnamed Chan, to death in June, the Changhua District Prosecutors Office said yesterday.2 Comments
Online voters have chosen the top 10 gift items from the central county of Changhua, eight of which are edible.