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Monday, November 25, 2013
The Sihchong River Hot Spring Festival (四重溪溫泉季) held by the Pingtung County Government, featuring the vanilla soothing bath, massage and a 300 year old wishing tree kicked off on Nov. 16.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Coral from reefs in Nanwan, a small bay west of the resort town of Kenting, were found to contain dozens of different environmental hormones, the National Museum of MarineBiology and Aquarium in Pingtung County said Monday.
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Deputy Mayor Roland Blum of Marseille, France and his delegation of two urban-renewal experts, joined by a group of Taiwanese academics, visited the Pintung County and met with the county's magistrate Tsao Chi-hung (曹啟鴻).
Sunday, September 29, 2013
Taiwan -- Thousands of elderly pack onto Kenting beach for bikini event
Over 2,000 elderly men and women, dressed in bikinis and swimsuits, sunbathed on Kenting's white sand beach Saturday in an event aimed at encouraging senior citizens to pursue activities normally associated with the youth.
Sunday, June 30, 2013
The famous auction for the first-caught tuna of the season, a notable event held at the annual Pingtung Bluefin Tuna Cultural Festival, is likely to be dropped next year in the wake of the shooting death of fisherman Hung Shih-chen, a ranking official at Pingtung County Government said yesterday.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Taiwan -- Prosecutors leave to investigate fisherman's death in Philippines
Members of the Pingtung District Prosecutors Office are slated to leave today for the Philippines to further investigate the recent shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman by Philippine coast guards.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Conflicting assessments of the Yoho Beach Resort's legally operable areas have emerged with the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) saying yesterday that none of Yoho Beach Resort's areas can function legally as they have never undergone an environmental impact assessment (EIA), while Interior Minister Lee Hong-yuan (李鴻源) said two sections can legally operate.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Taiwan -- Pingtung government fines Yoho for illegal expansion
The Pingtung County Government yesterday fined the Yoho Beach Resort NT$120,000 for illegally expanding its hotel's operating area.
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Sunday, May 5, 2013
Interior Minister Lee Hong-yuan yesterday said his ministry will discuss with the Pingtung County Government and the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) to see what they should do about the Yoho Beach Resort, but maintained that legally licensed sections of the Kenting hotel will remain open.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Environmental authorities have ordered a beach resort in Kenting to suspend operations and expansion after learning that it has never undergone a mandatory government assessment of its impact to the environment, officials said yesterday.
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