Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Construction on the Taipei Dome will be completed toward the end of 2015 — a year and a half later than previously estimated, Farglory Dome Co. Ltd. Chairman Chao Teng-hsiung (趙藤雄) said yesterday.
New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) yesterday said two new underground reservoirs in Linkou District, with a total capacity of 50,000 tons of water, will be completed in 2015 and hopefully solve the area's constant water shortage.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Prosecutors yesterday ruled to uphold the controversial bail decisions for three suspects in the high-profile case dubbed “Murder Cafe.”
National Taiwan University (NTU) said yesterday that the school will increase patrols and enforcement after discovering free sex service flyers on campus recently.1 Comment
Japanese and Chinese tourists like to visit the National Palace Museum (NPM), while European and American tourists favor Maokong (貓空), according to research released by the Taipei Department of Information and Tourism (DOIT).
New Taipei police authorities last week arrested four gangsters belonging to the Bamboo Union (竹聯幫), one of the major organized crime gangs in Taiwan, over alleged extortion, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said yesterday.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Taipei City yesterday said the disqualified Twin Towers bidder's bid bond of NT$130 million has yet to be forfeited, as the city government is still dealing with administrative procedures with the bidder — Taipei Gateway International Development Co., Ltd. (TGID, 太極雙星).
In new twists and turns in the murder case of a couple allegedly killed by people working at a coffee shop in Bali District (八里) of New Taipei City, the Shilin District Court will review today an earlier decision to release three suspects, including shop owner Lu Bing-hong and another two men named Ou Shi-cheng and Chung Dian-fong, on bail.
Taipei City said yesterday said the Xinyi metro line (信義線) will be operational before the end of December, adding that the city government will remove temporary structures on Xinyi Road used in the metro's construction by the end of June.
Monday, March 11, 2013
Hundreds of activists and pro-Tibet groups in Taiwan marched in downtown Taipei Sunday to mark the 54th anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising against China's invasion.1 Comment