Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te (賴清德) reiterated Tuesday that he will not attend any of the municipality's council meetings until vote-buying allegations against Tainan City Council Speaker Lee Chuan-chiao (李全教) have been addressed through the judicial system.2 Comments
Friday, April 3, 2015
Tainan City Council Speaker Lee Chuan-chiao (李全教) was bailed for NT$15 million by Tainan District Court yesterday after being indicted by prosecutors for buying votes the day before.
Monday, March 23, 2015
The Tainan government conducted on Saturday an unannounced operation removing statues of late President Chiang Kai-shek from the city's schools.2 Comments
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
The President of National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Huey-jen Jenny Su, donated her unused airline miles recently to help a group of students to see the world, according to a NCKU press release.
Monday, February 16, 2015
Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te has had his experiences and practices in city administration recorded and published in book form, which he said Sunday is designed to let people know what his city government team has done to serve the citizens.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
The Taiwan High Court, Tainan Branch (台南高分院) announced this month after a second ruling that Chi Mei Hospital would be liable in compensating former surgical doctor Tsai Po-chiang (蔡伯羌) for his workplace injury.
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.
Friday, January 16, 2015
A Kuomintang (KMT) councilor yesterday pressed charges against Greater Tainan Mayor William Lai (賴清德) and 19 other local officials for not reporting to the city council for questioning.
Friday, January 9, 2015
Interior Minister Chen Wei-zen (陳威仁) said yesterday that Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te's (賴清德) refusal to attend city council meetings violates the Local Government Act (地方制度法).
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Tainan City Speaker Lee Chuan-chiao (李全教) said yesterday that if he is found guilty of vote-buying during the city councilor and speaker election, he will withdraw from politics.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te (賴清德) said Tuesday he will not attend any more city council meetings until the vote-buying allegations against speaker Lee Chuan-chiao (李全教) have been addressed in the judicial system.1 Comment
Taiwan will construct a center in the southern city of Tainan for the research and development of earthquake resistant technologies, National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) said Tuesday.
Thursday, January 1, 2015
Prosecutors in Tainan have moved to invalidate the city council speakership of Lee Chuan-chiao from the Kuomintang (KMT) over vote-buying allegations after he won a surprise victory last week, despite his party holding less than one-third of seats on the council.
Sunday, December 28, 2014
The Democratic Progressive Party will hand down the severest punishment on those members who failed to vote in accordance with the party's position in the Dec. 25 election for the speaker of the Tainan City Council, DPP Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen said Saturday.4 Comments