Wednesday, January 28, 2015
British transport minister Baroness Kramer said Tuesday that she has shared the United Kingdom's experience of running the London Olympics transportation services with officials from Taipei, which is set to host the 2017 Summer Universiade.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Prosecutors yesterday indicted Tainan Deputy City Council Speaker Kuo Hsin-liang (郭信良) for corruption that includes pocketing NT$7 million in bribes from a publicly listed company.
Monday, January 26, 2015
Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) received rare widespread criticism yesterday first for questioning the efforts of police officers in charge of the Ximending E-mei parking garage shootings case and later for proposing to ease restrictions on wiretapping by the police., 6 Comments
Taipei Zoo's giant panda, Yuan Zai, along with her keeper, won the Giant Panda Zoo Awards on Sunday, which is an online prize dedicated to panda conservation.
Taichung City Mayor Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) stated yesterday morning that after the city's BRT bus system goes through several trial runs conducted by specialists, a poll will be drafted at the end of March to determine if the bus system will remain in place.
In a bid to curb the outflow of population and boost the vigor of largely rural Changhua County, the central county's government has upped its subsidy for new parents to top the levels seen in some major cities.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Many citizens yesterday expressed support for keeping Taichung's much-criticized bus rapid transit (BRT) system during a public forum the city's transport authorities held yesterday., 2 Comments
Another chicken farm in Taoyuan has been confirmed as infected with the H5 avian influenza, the city's quarantine authorities said Saturday.
Investigators recently raided a hospital in northeastern Yilan County and questioned more than 30 suspects over their alleged involvement in cheating insurance firms for compensation and scamming the National Health Insurance (NHI) system by fabricating clinical histories, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has announced.
The lowest temperature so far this winter — 7.1 degrees Celsius — was recorded in suburban Taoyuan City Saturday morning, the Central Weather Bureau said.