Saturday, April 13, 2013
Hundreds of racing pigeons were found stranded on Lanyu Island (Orchid Island, 蘭嶼) recently, with heavy northeastern winds cited as a cause.
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Now a peaceful outpost after decades as a heavily fortified anti-communist bastion, Kinmen County is attracting tourists from Taiwan, China and abroad with a new park centered on a weapon designed to maim and kill: the land mine.
Monday, March 25, 2013
A Taiwanese container vessel collided with a cargo ship from China off the outlying island of Kinmen early Sunday, Coast Guard Administration officials said.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
A casino resort in Matsu may be completed by the end of 2017, said the minister of Transportation and Communications yesterday.
Monday, January 28, 2013
The population of the outlying Matsu Islands recorded the strongest growth nationwide in 2012 after island residents voted to allow Taiwan's first casino to be built, according to government figures.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
An international developer bidding to build a casino resort on the outlying island chain of Matsu said yesterday it has allocated US$2.5 billion for the support infrastructure.
Sunday, January 6, 2013
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday said the government is seeking to improve transportation between Taiwan and its offshore islands.
Friday, January 4, 2013
Kinmen County saw its first dip in transits in 11 years — a sign that older transportation links are losing business to new cross-strait direct flights, said the Kinmen County Government.
Monday, December 31, 2012
Those wanting to greet the first ray of sunlight in 2013 should travel eastward to the outlying Orchid Island, where sunrise is expected at 6:33 a.m. on New Year's Day, the Central Weather Bureau said.
A woman who posted inflammatory Facebook updates about her husband's lover was sentenced to 30 days behind bars for libel yesterday.