Saturday, April 11, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday said that he has never actively sought out cases of illegal construction extensions to make examples of; but rather, cases voluntarily come to him.1 Comment
Friday, April 10, 2015
Taipei City officials issued documents detailing water usage violations to owners of "Villa 32" yesterday, following complaints from area residents.
The Taipei District Prosecutors Office dropped a case involving a Ferrari whose owner claimed his vehicle broke down less than one lap into a race in last year's GT Asia Series.
Former Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) recently relocated his official residency from Taipei City to New Taipei City, prompting widespread speculation that Su is preparing to seek candidacy for New Taipei City's mayoral election should incumbent New Taipei City Mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) decide to resign from his current post and run for the presidency in 2016.
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.