Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) yesterday morning announced that the MRT Xinyi Line (信義線) will be operational this Sunday, and said that passengers who travel with an EasyCard can enjoy free-of-charge rides on the new line for a month.
A real estate company yesterday remarked that with the Xinyi MRT line (捷運信義線) set to commence operation on Sunday, the value of properties in districts situated further away from central Taipei may see a dramatic surge on account of the greater convenience in commuting afforded by the extended coverage of the public transit system.
Monday, November 18, 2013
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin is expected to formally announce the date for the inauguration of the Xinyi Line of the Taipei mass rapid transit (MRT) network today.
A suspension bridge in Kente Watermill Recreational Park (根德水車公園生態園區) in Sanzhi District, New Taipei City collapsed yesterday, leaving four people injured.
Saturday, November 16, 2013
Having passed inspections by the Ministry of Transportation and Communication (MOTC), the Taipei Metro Xinyi Line (信義線) may be inaugurated as soon as next week.
Friday, November 15, 2013
Liu Cheng-chih (劉政池), the younger brother of Miaoli Magistrate Liu Cheng-hung (劉政鴻), was yesterday investigated on suspicion of larceny.
Accused of a grab on state-owned land, Liu Cheng-chi (劉政池) — the father-in-law of singer-songwriter Matthew Lien as well as the brother of the Miaoli County magistrate — was referred to prosecutors for inquiry last night.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Taipei has registered the highest birth rate among Taiwan's five special municipalities in recent years, thanks to its child care incentives policy, the city said.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
To keep a conflict similar to the Wenlin Yuan urban renewal project from happening again, the Taipei City Government yesterday established a negotiation system — a nongovernmental organization — to solve any disagreements between project participants.
A man accused of sexually harassing an intoxicated pub-goer was recently arrested by Taipei police.