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Thursday, September 24, 2015
The Taipei City Bus Transportation Office said Wednesday that it will raise bus fares for adults by NT$1 dollar (US$0.03) to NT$16 starting Jan. 1, 2016 at the earliest.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
EasyCard Corp.'s former co-Chairman Tai Chi-chuan (戴季全) tendered his resignation yesterday over controversies the company courted by releasing a metro card featuring a Japanese porn star.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Mayor Ko asks Tai to resign from EasyCard
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) stated yesterday that he has asked former EasyCard Co. (悠遊卡公司) co-Chairman Tai Chih-chuan (戴季全) to resign over the recent controversy surrounding card covers featuring Yui Hatano, a Japanese porn star.
Electric bicycles will not be allowed on sidewalks and bike lanes in Taipei beginning on Oct. 1 because of their relatively high speeds compared with traditional bikes, the city's Department of Transportation said Monday.
Monday, September 21, 2015
Ko suggests the use of homeless  policy on strays
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) appeared to get himself into trouble again yesterday when he said that stray dogs should be fed in designated areas, citing similar practices in feeding the city's homeless.
Sunday, September 20, 2015
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said yesterday that the dispute over the build-operate-transfer (BOT) project involving Songshan Cultural and Creative Park (松山文創園區) was settled a while back.
Residents of Shezi, a 290-hectare sandbar at the confluence of the Keelung River and Tamsui River in Taipei, will decide the peninsula's future course of development in a vote on Dec. 12, with voters able to cast ballots or vote online.
Holland Biking Day 2015, organized by the New Taipei City government and the Netherlands Trade and Investment Office, will take place on Oct. 24 as the government promotes Dutch biking lifestyle and culture.
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Old Taipei City Council building set to be demolished: city gov't
The old Taipei city council building will be demolished and rebuilt as a "Taipei vision hall," the city government said Friday.
Friday, September 18, 2015
Residents demand renaming for Shandao Temple Station
Residents of Taipei City's Zhongzheng District (中正區) yesterday demanded the renaming of the metro's Shandao Temple Station (捷運善導寺站), stating that the landmark does not adequately represent the cultural characteristics of that area.
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