Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Tuesday that he does not want to see the capital's landmark Taipei 101 become a place of protests and quarrels, and that there should be rules to manage the use of the skyscraper's outdoor square.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Taipei's traffic is worse than in any big city in China and ranked 11th in congestion among 146 major cities around the world, according to the latest Traffic Index released by navigation products provider TomTom.1 Comment
Friday, April 3, 2015
A sedan's sudden acceleration resulted in two deaths and multiple injuries last night in New Taipei City's Zhonghe District.2 Comments
The number of people using Taipei City's YouBike public bicycle rental service was higher than expected on Wednesday, the first day of a new system of rental fees, according to the city government.
Yang Ju-men (楊儒門), an activist known as the "Rice Bomber," on Wednesday was appointed to serve on the board of directors of the Taipei Agricultural Products Marketing Co., a company established by Taipei City's Department of Economic Development.
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday said that the two CEOs of the EasyCard Corporation must receive pay cuts due to their unreasonably high annual salaries.
With the same friendly demeanor she's been known to have, while not loosing the professionalism she commands during work, Kuomintang (KMT) Taipei Council Speaker Wu Pi-chu (吳碧珠) entered the conference room to have a brief interview with The China Post.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
People using Taipei City's bicycle rental service will be charged a small fee for the first half an hour, starting Wednesday, but the fees for periods of more than 30 minutes will remain the same, the city said Tuesday.
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je said the city is mulling raising the water bill next year, as it is lower than those in other parts of Taiwan.1 Comment
Thursday, March 26, 2015
A suspect surnamed Chang has recently been questioned by prosecutors over her alleged involvement in an apartment rental scam, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday announced the establishment of the Taipei City Joint Center for Project Contract Outing and Purchasing, a department that will handle all city government construction dealings openly, so as to eradicate corrupt practices.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday responded to a same-sex couple who asked the mayor to act as a witness during their marriage ceremony should Taipei's City Government authorize their application.3 Comments
A luxury hotel was fined NT$300,000 (US$9,563) by Taipei City's government on Sunday for an incident when a pedestrian was injured by tiles falling from the facade of its building.
The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) said Monday that it remains positive about the future of Taichung's controversial bus rapid transit (BRT) system following a decision by the local government earlier in the day to convert the BRT lanes into dedicated bus lanes that can also be used by normal city buses.