Tuesday, May 26, 2015
An investigation team from the New Taipei District Prosecutors Office (NTDPO, 新北地檢署) led by Prosecutor Chu Ren-jie (褚仁傑), summoned four police officers yesterday for allegedly shielding and abetting a loan shark and reportedly forcing borrowers to transfer house and land deeds to the alleged loan shark, according to the Bureau of Investigation (BOI, 調查局).
Monday, May 25, 2015
A member of Taipei City government's Clean Government Committee (CGC, 臺北市政府廉政透明委員會) yesterday took to Facebook to criticize the city's Department of Civil Ethics for its role in a whistleblower case.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Taipei City Government Department of Urban Development Commissioner Lin Jou-min (林洲民) said yesterday that partial construction has resumed on the south side of the controversial Taipei Dome project.3 Comments
Friday, May 22, 2015
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday visited Taipei City councilors from the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to present a report on five major ongoing corruption scandals.3 Comments
Thursday, May 21, 2015
The Centers for Disease Control said it suspects that four employees at a duty-free shop in Taipei who were diagnosed with measles last week might have contracted the disease from tourists.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Local contactless smartcard system EasyCard yesterday achieved a new milestone in its range of applications, as consumers can use it to pay for purchases as part of a trial run in the Qingguang Market (晴光商圈) and the Ningxia Night Market (寧夏夜市).1 Comment
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Hot weather continued in Taipei on Monday, with temperatures reaching 35.4 degrees Celsius in the city at around noon, the Central Weather Bureau reported.
The newly completed headquarters of the New Taipei City Library has attracted more than 85,000 visitors during the first week of its trial run, the library said Monday.
Construction of the Dingpu Station (頂埔站) on the Taipei Metro Line 5 (also known locally as the Bannan Line) has been completed and is expected to be opened at the end of June, New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) said on Monday.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) was blasted Monday by a city councilor for a comment he made regarding the city government's decision to stop hiring full-time teachers at Taipei's elementary schools.
Monday, May 18, 2015
The Sports Administration of the Ministry of Education recently released an update to the number of civil sports centers the administration has partially funded, declaring that there are currently 19 operational centers between Taipei and New Taipei Cities.
Sunday, May 17, 2015
The Taipei City Government is recruiting 30,000 volunteers to serve at the 2017 Summer Universiade in the city, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Saturday.
Friday, May 15, 2015
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday responded to questionable salaries and accusations over personnel decisions directed at the EasyCard Corporation, stating that he will inspect the situation at the company.