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.2 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.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
The first round of negotiations between the Taipei City Government and Farglory Group (遠雄) over the construction of the Taipei Dome collapsed yesterday, announced Taipei Deputy Mayor Chia-chi (鄧家基).3 Comments
Celebrations for the 2015 World Freedom Day were held at the Grand Hotel Taipei yesterday, with President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) expressing his wish for peace to become the common language between Taiwan and mainland China.2 Comments
New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) said Friday the government will stick to its plan to demolish illegal structures in the city to protect the safety of its citizens.
Friday, January 23, 2015
In light of his recent confrontations with two of Taiwan's largest corporations, Taipei mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) elaborated yesterday that he and his administration neither oppose nor hate private companies, but merely disagree with the practices of business dishonesty and collusion between corporations and government officials.2 Comments
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je's (柯文哲) mother, Ho Jui-ying (何瑞英), said yesterday that she has received a preliminary memo from the Ministry of Finance's National Taxation Bureau (NTB) saying that she would have to pay NT$31,200 in overdue tax for lending money to her son.3 Comments
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Taipei mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday verbally attacked Hon Hai Industry (鴻海) Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) during a press conference, in response to the corporation's recent demands.2 Comments
The Taipei City Department of Transportation released an official press statement yesterday, announcing that the department is going to abolish the YouBike policy in which the first 30 minutes of use are free.1 Comment