Tainan City Mayor William Lai (賴清德) yesterday said the Control Yuan's decision to impeach him is an expansion of power violating the nation's constitution, in the Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) Central Executive Committee (CEC, 中執會).
Tainan City Council Speaker Lee Chuan-chiao (李全教) suggested on Wednesday a way to resolve the stalemate between the city council and the city government, one day after the Control Yuan voted to impeach Mayor Lai Ching-te (賴清德) over his failure to attend Tainan City Council meetings.
Tainan City Mayor William Lai (賴清德) blasted the Control Yuan over its decision to impeach him yesterday and vowed to continue avoiding city council sessions. As of today, Lai has gone 210 days without entering the council chamber.3 Comments
One of six black-faced spoonbills that was cured of a botulism infection in March has flown to Dalian, China, the Tainan City Government Agriculture Bureau reported yesterday.
A 31-year-old woman surnamed Kuo (郭), a victim of the Formosa Water Park explosions, was taken off a ventilator and pronounced dead at Tainan's Chi Mei Medical Center (台南奇美醫學中心) at 7:06 p.m., yesterday.
A private zoo in Tainan's Madou District in southern Taiwan is set to be closed for good in January next year, with the owner complaining that the newly revised Animal Protection Act will make his business too challenging to run.1 Comment
Police authorities has confiscated 1,000 kilograms of industrial chemical propiophenone, a material that can be used in producing amphetamine, in southern Taiwan on July 13 as part of a raid into an international drug-smuggling ring, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has announced.
Tainan City Government's Department of Information and International Relations Director Wu Tang-cheng (吳棠成) yesterday was drenched in water by a Kuomintang (KMT) city councilor due to accusations that the KMT had a hand in illicit procedures.1 Comment
Tainan Mayor William Lai's (賴清德) continual refusal to attend the municipality's council meetings saw new developments yesterday, as the Control Yuan (監察院) called for inquiry meetings with Lai, citing the mayor's clash with his council as a "system problem."
A funeral ceremony for Taiwanese actor Shone An, who died June 1 of liver cancer, took place in Tainan Monday.