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Friday, July 5, 2013
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) yesterday busted a Kaohsiung-based (高雄) fraud ring, arresting a main suspect surnamed Chen and six accessory suspects for faking motorcycle accidents to collect insurance payouts.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
A Kaohsiung Municipal Shin Kuang Primary School teacher accused of inappropriately disciplining his third-grade students will be investigated and could face charges, the city's Education Bureau said yesterday.
Friday, June 28, 2013
Taiwan -- Retired NBA All-Stars arrive for exhibition game
Several NBA legends including Hall of Famers Clyde "The Glyde" Drexler and Dennis Rodman arrived yesterday in Taiwan to join other NBA greats in the 2013 All-Star Alumni Game in Kaohsiung on Saturday.
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Taiwan -- Manny Ramirez to end short-term baseball journey in Taiwan: Rhinos
Former MLB slugger Manny Ramirez will soon end his brief but productive baseball journey in Taiwan after playing in the country's professional baseball league for just under three months, the EDA Rhinos announced yesterday.
Saturday, June 8, 2013
Diageo Taiwan, a global alcoholic beverage business, has recently worked together with the Kaohsiung City Government to officially kick off a wine and spirit-tasting competition in the city.
Monday, June 3, 2013
A hall dedicated to promoting the image of Hubei as a "Home to Wonders" was set up in Kaoshiung today to introduce the tourist and cultural attractions of China's Hubei province to locals, according to a press release issued by Lion Travel, organizer of travel tour packages.
Taiwan -- Asia Pacific Cities Summit to showcase the Kaohsiung City Experience
The Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS, 亞太城市高峰會), hosted by Kaohsiung City this year, will provide an ideal platform to foster the exchange of business opportunities and formation of city-based coalitions among the rapidly growing cities residing in the South East Asian region, said Dr. Wu Eing-ming (吳英明), CEO of the 2013 APCS Committee, during a telephone interview yesterday.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Taiwan -- Fire breaks out at CPC plant in south
A fire broke out Monday at a residue desulfurization unit operated by state-controlled oil refiner CPC Corp., Taiwan's (CPC's) factory in Kaohsiung, but there were no casualties, the city's Environmental Protection Bureau said.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Taiwan -- Fo Guang Shan offering peak into a monk's life with weekend retreat
People wondering what Buddhist monks do inside a temple will now have the opportunity get a real-life glimpse of just that.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Taiwan Water Corp. (TWC) yesterday moved to suspend and reduce tap water supply in Kaohsiung for a duration of 22 hours starting 1:00 p.m. after finding that the threshold odor number (TON) of water hit a high of 20, affecting some 32,000 households in the southern city, according to the 7th area administration office of the company.
Fongshan remained the favorite location of property buyers in the Greater Kaohsiung area in March, leading the municipality's 38 administrative districts in real estate transactions, according to statistics released by the government yesterday.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Taiwan -- Couple sent to prosecutors after cover blown on MRT
A female senior high school student and a male college student who were filmed apparently engaging in oral sex on the Kaohsiung Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system were yesterday referred to prosecutors by the police.
Friday, April 12, 2013
A highly sought after property plot has been sold for NT$4.271 billion, representing a new record in Southern Taiwan, the Kaohsiung City Government Land Administration (高雄市地政局) announced yesterday.
Monday, March 25, 2013
The 2013 Kaohsiung Neimen Song Jiang Jhen battle array events are scheduled to take place from March 30 to April 7 in the southern city.
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