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Sunday, July 10, 2011
Taiwan -- Taoyuan glass-floor skywalk visitor limit cut to 3,600 daily
The Taoyuan County Government announced yesterday that the daily number of visitors to the glass-floored skywalk over the Xiao Wulai waterfall in Fuxing Township will be limited to 3,600 in order to maintain the quality of such visits at a reasonable level.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen yesterday supported the underground urbanization of Taoyuan County by encouraging the county government to allot more funds for the creation of subways similar to the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system in Taipei.
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Thursday, June 30, 2011
Fifteen factories using chlorinated solvent were found to have exceeded the standards for soil and groundwater pollution. Taoyuan topped the list with four factories exceeding the standards, while Tainan was the most polluted area with two factories exceeding the standard by more than 10,000 times, according to environmental authorities.
Sunday, June 12, 2011
Taoyuan County and Hsinchu City police yesterday cracked down on the largest ketamine production factory in the nation, which could reportedly produce up to 50 kilograms of “Special K” with each round.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Taoyuan International Airport, Taiwan's main international gateway, was rated the world's 16th in terms of overall performance in the first quarter of 2011, according to airport authorities Monday.
Thursday, April 21, 2011
The Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) said that it will cost NT$300 billion (US$10.4 billion) to refurbish and expand Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, the country's main gateway.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
A mass breakout was reported at a detention center for illegal foreign workers in northern Taiwan early Tuesday.
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Thursday, April 7, 2011
More than 7,000 people surnamed Yeh (葉) who shared common ancestry participated in a group ceremony to worship their ancestors in Taoyuan County's Sinwu Township (新屋鄉) during the Tomb Sweeping Festival (清明節) on Tuesday.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) under the National Police Agency yesterday busted an amphetamine factory in Taoyuan County, arresting a suspect who is also responsible for sending smugglers to distribute his drugs to Japan.
Friday, March 11, 2011
There is a high chance the proposed mass rapid transit system to Taoyuan Aviation City project will pass the screening by the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC), as the Taoyuan County Government has sharply boosted the self-liquidation ratio for the MRT line to 21 percent from 8 percent, according to informed sources.
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