Garbage reported to be piling up on Liouciou Island

The China Post
Date: April 11, 2015
By: CNA

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Liouciou (琉球) Township in Pingtung (屏東) County, a small tourist island off Taiwan’s southwestern coast, has not been able to dispose of its garbage for four months due to a shortage of funds, officials said Friday.

An estimated 850 tons of garbage have piled up on the island, causing a bad smell that local residents fear will affect the island’s booming tourist industry.     [FULL  STORY]

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