Tuesday, May 5, 2015
"To save up enough money to help our mother buy a new house" is the wish made for the upcoming Mother's Day by the Lin sisters, whose filial piety was recognized at an award ceremony held Sunday in Kaohsiung.
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Thanks to growing precipitation and the resulting influx of water to Kaohsiung's main source of water, the Gaoping River (高屏溪), the third-stage water rationing scheduled to begin next week will be postponed, the government said yesterday.
Friday, May 1, 2015
A student attending Kaohsiung Medical University (KMU, 高雄醫學大學), surnamed Huang (黃), committed suicide yesterday morning after being implicated in the murder of a fellow student, surnamed Liu (劉), on April 28, according to the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office (KDPO, 高雄地檢署).
Saturday, April 25, 2015
A mechanic has been acquitted in a case where two people died in an elevator accident in Kaohsiung about 18 months ago, according to the district court in the southern city.
Monday, April 20, 2015
An elderly woman was found to be alive by surprised staff at a mourning hall next to Kaohsiung municipal funeral home on Saturday morning after being taken there by her son, despite being still very much alive.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
A wanted man shot himself in the head late last night in Kaohsiung after finding that he was completely surrounded by the police and there was no possibility of escape.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan has been using aerial photography to track down sources of air pollution, with officials saying the new technology helps them work more effectively.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
A senior citizens' home in Kaohsiung held an unveiling ceremony of a bronze statue of the late President Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) donated by a local university, a move in stark contrast to a campaign advocating the removal of statues of the late leader from campuses around the country.2 Comments
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事警察局) and local prosecutors are investigating a Greater Kaohsiung health clinic for selling a controlled substance without a prescription.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) yesterday denied that China's planning of the M503 flight route was related to Taiwan's bid to join the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). China sent aircraft to test the flight route on Sunday; the test lasted for approximately two hours, according to Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration (民航局).
Friday, March 13, 2015
The Kaohsiung City Government's Labor Affairs Bureau yesterday announced that it has already fined 44 companies this year for violating the Labor Standards Act, including publicly owned CPC Corporation (中油).2 Comments
Thursday, March 12, 2015
The Kaohsiung City Government is ordering petrochemical companies that bury pipelines under its jurisdiction to move their headquarters to the city.
Friday, March 6, 2015
Around 80 people from the New Taipei Municipal Ankang High School (新北市立安康高中) suffered from food poisoning yesterday during a graduation trip to Kaohsiung.1 Comment
Thursday, March 5, 2015
The funeral of a woman who sold meals for only NT$10 (US$0.32) for decades to help people living on low-incomes was held in Kaohsiung on Wednesday, with several people whom Chuang Chu Yu-nu (莊朱玉女) helped showing up to pay their respects to a woman they were thankful to for her compassion.