Taitung

Taitung

or

T'ai-tung

(both: tī`do͝ong`), city (2010 pop. 110,901), W Taiwan. Rice, sugarcane, and peanuts are the major crops marketed and processed in Taitung. The lack of an adequate harbor has hindered the city's industrial growth.
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A magnitude 4.7 quake jolted Taitung County Saturday (August 31) afternoon, the Central Weather Bureau reported.
TAITUNG, TAIWAN, Nov 2, 2018 - (Media OutReach) - The 2018 Taiwan Open of Surfing kicks off at Jinzun, Taitung on November 26th and runs through December 9th.
With her natural sceneries, beautiful mountains and waters, natural pollution-free springs and air, and rich cultural resources, Taitung county, actively promoting various international surfing events, triathlon, Taiwan's international balloon festival and other activities in recent years, has been in line with the world and also recognized by the well-known travel website 'Booking.com' as the top 10 'Rising-Star Travel Destination' in 2018.
New York (AirGuide Features - Inside Air Travel) Tue, Dec 23, 2014 A Daily Air plane landed on its belly at Taitung Airport during a training session on Sunday after the co-pilot forgot to lower the landing gear during the approach, the Taiwanese carrier said.
As many tourists were evacuated from Green Island and Orchid Island, two popular scenic spots off the southeastern Taitung county, Tuesday.
About 250 passengers were on the train, which was traveling from Taitung in eastern Taiwan to southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung.
Tembin could make landfall in Taitung in eastern Taiwan on Friday although its exact path is affected by Bolaven, another typhoon around 1,600 kilometers (1,000 miles) east of Taiwan, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
The four tremors shook Taiwan's southeastern coast near the city of Taitung between 9:08 a.m.
Tsunami waves could hit Taiwan's east coast areas of Hualien and Taitung at around 5:32 p.m.
Taitung County recorded the highest ratio of 4.46% in low-income-to-total- households, with the ratio of low-income household members being 4.2%.
The 6.6 point quake hit the eastern county of Taitung, causing landslides and damaging roads and bridges.