Real estate developers have said that the key to stimulating buying in the Kaohsiung housing market isn't home prices, but corporate investment, which can boost the economy and consequently allow more people to buy houses.
Union members of the Bank of Kaohsiung Corporate Union (高雄銀行企業工會) voice their demands in the bank lobby on Thursday, July 21. Demonstrators staged a protest outside the Kaohsiung headquarters, protesting against the firm for not paying its staff for working overtime as required, and said they were "outraged" at current laws that permit high-level executives to receive 4.6 months of their original salary.
Local residents and activists rest at Taiping Shopping Area in Kaohsiung's Cishan District on Tuesday, July 19.
Members of the Kuomintang Kaohsiung Council Caucus speak at a press conference in the southern port city on Thursday, July 14.
Children stand with survivors of a massive landslide that killed 462 people of Kaohsiung's Xiaolin Village in 2009, outside a court building in Kaohsiung, Wednesday, July 13. Ahead of a compensation hearing, survivors of the disaster and families of the dead rallied outside the courthouse to demand "the truth" behind the tragedy.
Seven Vietnamese workers who had left their employers were arrested recently for peddling illicit drugs at Vietnamese eateries and KTV parlors in Kaohsiung, city police said Tuesday.
A light rail tram runs across the southern Taiwan city of Kaoshiung on Sunday, July 3.
Taiwan's military on Monday apologized and imposed punishments on a group of soldiers after a viral video footage showed that they had allegedly tortured a dog to death.
The Kaohsiung light rail trial run expanded to an additional four stations Sunday, though crowds waiting to board the trains were not as large as the initial trials last October.
A CAF Urbos tram passes through downtown Kaohsiung during a test run of the Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit system's Circular Light Rail Line in this file photo. The Ministry of Transportation and Communications approved operation for Phase I of the Circular Line from C4 Station (Kaisyuan Jhonghua) to C8 Station (Kaohsiung Exhibition Center). The section is expected to be open by the end of June.