Saturday, January 16, 2016
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Friday that he would make the "greatest efforts" to see to the smooth demolition of Zhongxiao Bridge (忠孝橋) and that relevant supporting institutions would oversee the completion of the project.
Friday, January 15, 2016
Taipei Department of Cultural Affairs Director Ni Chong-hua (倪重華) said late Thursday that he had provided verbal notice of his intent to resign.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Tuesday that he has ordered an investigation into his close aide Hung Chih-kun's (洪智坤) alleged involvement in a bribery case.
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said former mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) could "go to hell" (去死一死) with regard to his alleged ignorance of the MeHAS City (美河市) complex corruption scandal, Tuesday. Hau said he would not rule out filing a lawsuit in response to Ko's public criticism, local media reported.
All offices of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States, according to a press release by the AIT.
Sunday, January 10, 2016
The second phase of a project to build a new bridge over the Tamsui River in New Taipei City began Saturday, bringing the construction a step closer to its anticipated completion in 2020.
Saturday, January 9, 2016
A Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) councilor on Friday claimed that Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je's (柯文哲) close aide had accepted bribes from Farglory Group (遠雄集團), developer of the Taipei Dome.
Friday, January 8, 2016
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je is planning to complete a bicycle tour from Taiwan's capital Taipei in the north to Kaohsiung in the south in just 21 hours on Jan. 9, to promote Velo-city Global Conference 2016, which his city will host next month.
Thursday, January 7, 2016
A Taiwanese man has been arrested for allegedly growing cannabis in a rented apartment in New Taipei to profit from the sale of the plant that can be used to make narcotics, police said Wednesday.1 Comment
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) turned up the heat on Radium Life Tech Co. (日勝生) on Monday, expressing the city's intent to terminate the joint development agreement with the company for Nangang Depot (南港機廠) following a graft case ruling last week. Ko said that the city would also "put its cards on the table" regarding the current standstill with Farglory Group (遠雄集團) in the case of the Taipei Dome.