Pingtung

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Pingtung

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P'ing-tung

(both: pĭng`do͝ong`), city (2010 pop. 198,903), S Taiwan. Located in an agricultural area, Pingtung produces metals, machinery, chemicals, and alcoholic beverages, and is a major sugar-refining center. A large military base is nearby.
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The National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium (NMMBA) in Pingtung City is offering new souvenirs that are proving popular with the public -- genuine shark teeth.
On February 6, 2016, an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 had struck 28 km northeast of Pingtung city in southern Taiwan, killing 117 people and injuring more than 550 people.
Television footage showed Kuo's home in Pingtung city pelted with eggs and red paint by angry protesters.
Chin-Feng Lin, PhD, Department of Leisure Management, National Pingtung Institute of Commerce, Pingtung City, Taiwan, ROC; Hsin-Chung Huang, MA, National Chin-Yi University of Technology, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC.
The exercise was meant to simulate a counterattack to an assault by PLA troops aiming to capture the area around Chaozhou Township and Pingtung City.
On February 6, 2016, an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck 28 km northeast of Pingtung city in southern Taiwan, killing 117 people and injuring more than 550 people.
A former military dependents' village in Pingtung City has been turned into a showcase for artistic lights as part of the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival.
Performances of various forms and genres will be staged at the Donggang and Pingtung City venues every day during the lantern festival, the county government said.
In Pingtung City, Hsu I-Hsiang, one of the candidates running for Xinxing village chief was found to have drunk herbicide at home by his son around 5 p.m.
Streets in Pingtung City and Kenting have been given a makeover, with the Pingtung County Government inviting local and international artists to reimagine common objects, reported CNA.
A lesser intensity level of 1 was felt in Keelung City, Hsinchu City, Taichung City, Changhua City, Chiayi City, Tainan city, Kaohsiung and Pingtung City.