Wednesday, August 6, 2014
A foreign bus rider was exposed yesterday by fellow Taiwanese passengers as having abused the driver of his bus after the driver allegedly refused to stop the vehicle when the foreigner rang his stop bell after the bus had reportedly passed his intended station.17 Comments
Monday, July 28, 2014
Taoyuan County Magistrate Wu Chih-yang sees his county emerging as a major transportation hub and growth engine of Taiwan in the coming years because of its strategic location, relatively young population, and strong industrial base.
Sunday, July 27, 2014
Friday, July 18, 2014
Plans for the green line of the Taoyuan MRT have passed an environmental impact assessment, the Taoyuan County Government said Thursday, meaning construction on the line that will link Taoyuan City to the airport could begin as soon as next year.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The Taipei District Prosecutors Office (TDPO) yesterday said that former Taoyuan Deputy Magistrate Yeh Shih-wen (葉世文) confessed to having received a bribe of NT$4 million for the A7 public housing project in Linkou of New Taipei City, noting that Yeh on Monday deposited NT$4 million to the TDPO's designated account.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Police authorities arrested six suspects on June 22 in northern Taoyuan county for their alleged involvement in selling narcotics to underage students, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局警察局) said.1 Comment
Monday, June 23, 2014
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets yesterday in the northern county of Taoyuan to demand the suspension of the Taoyuan Aerotropolis project, where they confronted another group that came out to support the project.
Sunday, May 25, 2014
Taoyuan Magistrate Wu Chih-yang urged the central government Friday to formulate a comprehensive plan to improve traffic safety on metro lines after a knife-wielding attacker went on a stabbing spree aboard a Taipei metro train May 21, killing four people and wounding 24 others.
Sunday, May 11, 2014
The Taoyuan County government on Saturday urged factories to strengthen internal checks and better manage pollution to improve the quality of the environment in industrial zones around the county.
Friday, May 2, 2014
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) and Taoyuan District prosecutors yesterday led a police raid that dismantled a narcotics distribution ring based in Taoyuan's Zhongli City, confiscating 5,034 grams of the Schedule III drug ketamine.