Sunday, February 1, 2015
A former convict is turning over a new rock with a love of stone carving, the skill that won him the top prize in an annual competition to carve statues of monkeys in Chiayi City.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
A wildfire broke out on Taiwan's Alishan mountain in Chiayi County yesterday, and as of 5:30 p.m. the fire had spread over up to five hectares.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) Chiayi mayoral candidate Tu Hsing-che's (涂醒哲) campaign office yesterday criticized his rival, KMT-nominated Chiayi mayoral candidate Chen Yi-chen (陳以真), for her failure to show up to a campaign rally attended by President Ma Ying-jeou on Sunday.
Monday, November 24, 2014
A couple surnamed Yeh (葉) drowned after rescuing their two drowning sons at a beach in Budai Township (布袋鎮), Chiayi County, yesterday.1 Comment
Sunday, November 9, 2014
A very rare religious parade was held for Taiwanese folk religion diety Lord Kunshen (鯤鯓王) yesterday in Chiayi that followed a 100-year-old historical route. Chiayi Mayor Huang Min-hui received Lord Kunshen and led the parade.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Twelve underprivileged students from Chiayi City's Bei-Yuan Junior High School (北園國中) accomplished their dreams by cycling around Taiwan this summer.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
A former member of the Kuomintang (KMT) announced Tuesday that she will drop out of the mayoral race in Chiayi (嘉義) City this November, increasing the chances for the ruling party to keep its only foothold in southern Taiwan.
Sunday, July 27, 2014
Dozens of bands from Taiwan and overseas performing at a music festival in Chiayi City are giving audiences a veritable feast of indie music, according to the organizers.
Friday, July 11, 2014
The Taiwan Soka Association (TSA) started a summer camp in Alishan yesterday, led by lively college volunteers who hope to give kids who live in rural areas an unforgettable summer.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
A 80-year-old man's body was discovered near a road and his 66-year-old wife was found dead in a car near the scene, the Chiayi police said yesterday, adding that as two notes were discovered in the car, the police suspect the couple committed suicide.