Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Expropriation hearings for the locally managed zone of Taoyuan Aerotropolis will take about one year to complete, Greater Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) announced yesterday.
A suspect was arrested in New Taipei on April 1 for firearms modification and possession of narcotics, according to the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局).
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
The Taichung District Prosecutors Office yesterday conducted an impromptu search at the Taipei Metro's Central District Project Office in Taichung City, taking away a box of documents at the end and left no clear explanation of the investigation.
Taipei police arrested a male suspect for allegedly paying underage girls in return for sex, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has announced., 1 Comment
Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan has been using aerial photography to track down sources of air pollution, with officials saying the new technology helps them work more effectively.
Taipei City's Public Work Department has built 40 cuckoo clock-shaped birdhouses in Daan Forest Park (大安森林公園) with the aim of adding a touch of nature to the rapidly urbanized city, a city official said Monday.
Monday, April 13, 2015
The annual Songkran water festival was held Sunday as usual in New Taipei City but the organizers decided to forego the customary water splashing activities this year in favor of a foot-washing ritual, as Taiwan remained in the grip of its worst drought in decades.
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Taichung Mayor Lin Chia-lung yesterday dismissed speculation that the deadly accident at an MRT construction site had anything to do with government pressure to rush the completion of the city's mass rapid transit railway project., 3 Comments
The Taipei Arena yesterday succumbed to pressure from fans of A-Mei, reversing its ban on one of the pop diva's songs that it had deemed too disturbing for the stadium's neighbors., 1 Comment
Taipei is a city of rivers. Walk around the Dadaocheng (大稻埕), Yuanshan (圓山), Dazhi (大直) and Neihu (內湖) areas and you'll enjoy plenty of river views. Travelers who ride a bicycle will know about the city's comprehensive, interlinked system of riverside bikeways, ....., 4 Comments
Taichung is arranging a series of activities, including a painting contest and a series of bus tours, to highlight the important place that the sea goddess Mazu occupies in the local culture, according to the city's Cultural Affairs Bureau (CAB).
Saturday, April 11, 2015
A collapsed section of an under-construction elevated railway at a Taichung Mass Rail Transit System (Taichung Metro) construction site caused four deaths and four injuries late Friday afternoon; three of the dead were construction workers at the site., 13 Comments
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday said that he has never actively sought out cases of illegal construction extensions to make examples of; but rather, cases voluntarily come to him., 1 Comment
Liouciou (琉球) Township in Pingtung (屏東) County, a small tourist island off Taiwan's southwestern coast, has not been able to dispose of its garbage for four months due to a shortage of funds, officials said Friday.