Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Kaohsiung City government will promote the relocation of two villages with serious dioxin (戴奧辛) pollution in Siaogang District (小港區) if the majority of the residents express such willingness through a public survey, said Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊) yesterday.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
The Kaohsiung District Court yesterday sentenced Chao Chia-pao (趙嘉寶), the former deputy executive officer for the World Games Kaohsiung Organizing Committee (KOC), to 19 years in prison for corruption and accepting bribes of up to NT$2.5 million from a company bidding for world game contracts.
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
The Kaohsiung City Government promised to improve the compensation for physicians and surgeons working at the state-run Kaohsiung Municipal Minsheng Hospital (KMSH) to help retain medical staff. It will also study a proposal to contract other medical institutions to help operate its emergency department's late night shift.1 Comment
Sunday, April 24, 2011
Twenty-one years ago, Kuo Wen-chun（郭玟君), then a heart-broken, exhausted, and desperate teenage mother, was about to collapse. Her baby son, who had suffered serious burns from an accident, was dying in an intensive care unit. He needed a blood transfusion to save his life. But Kuo was too weak and too tired to give him one after staying with him for three days in a row in the hospital. Little did she know then people can be very generous with something that is often said to be thicker than water. Now she knows.
Saturday, April 23, 2011
The Greater Kaohsiung's E-DA Theme Park yesterday experienced technical difficulties when abnormal electric power supply caused a ride with a 360-degree rotation to come to a halt mid-ride.
A local air carrier and aviation police went on high alert Friday after receiving a bomb threat that later turned out to be a hoax.
Thursday, April 21, 2011
A capped man wearing a mask snuck into a jewelry shop at Kaohsiung's Dream Mall and took away some NT$5 million worth of gold jewelry. And he did so without breaking in the shop or damaging the locks to the drawers.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Kaohsiung police announced Monday that they uncovered a well-organized drug ring, capturing 16 members and seizing large amounts of drugs.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Animal protection groups yesterday reunited three Kaohsiung City middle school students with the three stray dogs they had rescued and were subsequently forced to give up last week to school authorities or risk punishment.6 Comments
A tourism industry leader in southern Taiwan called for assistance from the central government to set up direct flights between Kaohsiung City and China's capital Beijing when launching harbor cruise service yesterday.