Police authorities have busted an illicit drug factory that was operating in remote mountainous areas in Taichung earlier this month, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) has announced.
A 70-year-old man drowned at a water park in Taichung, Saturday, while taking a pleasure ride on an inner tube down a slow-flowing canal, police said.
President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said on Monday that the robust industrial foundation in the Greater Taichung area should be utilized to support the development of the intelligent machinery and aerospace industries, the Central News Agency reported.
The top U.S. envoy to Taiwan has called for the pork import issue to be depoliticized, reiterating Washington's long-standing call for the government to adopt global standards on meat containing the leanness enhancer ractopamine.
Despite bus operators' protest, Taichung City Government yesterday reiterated its stance that 10 kilometers of free bus service will stay available to its citizens.
The Taichung City Government has rolled out a project to diversify land-use and revitalize idle government-owned lands used for traditional market stalls, the Central News Agency reported on Tuesday.
Australia's University of Newcastle, which is in Taiwan to expand cooperation with local universities, signed a memorandum of understanding Tuesday with the Taichung-based China Medical University in hopes of learning from its experiences in closing the gap between industry and academia.
Foreign students who are learning Mandarin Chinese in Taiwan found the annual Dajia Mazu pilgrimage to be a special and helpful experience as they joined the ranks of hundreds of thousands of local pilgrims earlier this month.
The Water Resources Agency (WRA) and the Taichung government will jointly hold a fun fair in the central city to promote water conservation on Earth Day on April 23.
More than 100 foreign students took part in the annual Dajia Matsu pilgrimage in Taichung on Saturday, alongside hundreds of thousands of local pilgrims.