Taiwanese woman with dengue may be fined NT$300,000 for moving about in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese woman could face a fine of up to NT$300,000 (US$9,669) for traveling around in Kaohsiung and posing a risk to public health after she learned that she had cont...

Water supply temporarily cut to 590,000 homes in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Over 590,000 households in Kaohsiung City (高雄市) will be affected by water supply restrictions for 32 hours on Sept. 19-20, as improvements are made to water infrastructure...

Heavy, torrential rain advisory in 10 counties, cities as 'rain bomb' blasts Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a tropical depression and moist southwesterly winds lash southern Taiwan, what is being described as a "rain bomb" is blasting Kaohsiung with up to 216 millimeters...

First electric ferry in Asia enters service in Taiwan’s port city of Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The first brand-new electric ferry in Asia entered service in Taiwan’s southwestern port city of Kaohsiung on Monday, and authorities estimated that the zero emission ...

Mysterious smell wafts over Taiwan harbor town of Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Dozens of residents of Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s largest harbor city, called their government hotline Saturday evening to complain about an unbearable smell. By Sunday ...

Extensive list of animal shelters in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- English news aggregator Taiwan Observer has compiled an extensive list of animal shelters across Taiwan on July 18, after its Facebook page was flooded with requests about shel...

Un point de vue rempli d’histoire au sud de Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Un projet entre le gouvernement de Kaohsiung et l’Université Sun Yat-sen (中山大學) sur le renouvellement des rues historiques construites lors de la colonisation japon...

Products removed from shelves after tofu factory found holding migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kaohsiung's Chan Shen Country Food Co., Ltd. (筌聖老家) tofu factory, which was allegedly holding migrant workers against their will for almost 14 years, has caused o...

Chinese tourists injured in Taiwan bus crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An estimated 21 tourists from the Chinese city of Ningbo and their Taiwanese guide were injured when their tour bus hit a bridge in Kaohsiung Saturday morning, reports sai...

Vietnamese workers arrested for possession of weapons, drugs

Kaohsiung, Sept. 23 (CNA) Four absconded Vietnamese workers were arrested by police in Kaohsiung Friday, two of whom were found to be in illegal possession of weapons and drugs, according to local po...

Dengue fever cluster reported in Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung, June 11 (CNA) A dengue fever cluster was reported in Kaohsiung Thursday after three cases of the disease at the same locality were confirmed by local health authorities. The th...

Kaohsiung takes dramatic step to fight dengue fever

Kaohsiung, Nov. 10 (CNA) Desperate to exterminate mosquitoes spreading the dengue virus, the Kaohsiung Department of Health on Monday flooded drainage systems in two dengue fever-affected wards wit...