Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The opening of the Zhongli section of the Wugu-Yangmei overpass will not be postponed to September as some media have reported, Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) head Yeh Kuang-shih (葉匡時) said yesterday.
Taipei is now seeing a 10-percent annual growth rate in the number of HIV patients, the city's Department of Health (DOH) said yesterday, adding that most of the patients are infected through unprotected sex.
Police have arrested a wanted drug trafficker who has repeatedly evaded capture in a modified BMW convertible.1 Comment
Construction on the Taipei Dome will be completed toward the end of 2015 — a year and a half later than previously estimated, Farglory Dome Co. Ltd. Chairman Chao Teng-hsiung (趙藤雄) said yesterday.
New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) yesterday said two new underground reservoirs in Linkou District, with a total capacity of 50,000 tons of water, will be completed in 2015 and hopefully solve the area's constant water shortage.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Prosecutors yesterday ruled to uphold the controversial bail decisions for three suspects in the high-profile case dubbed “Murder Cafe.”
National Taiwan University (NTU) said yesterday that the school will increase patrols and enforcement after discovering free sex service flyers on campus recently.1 Comment
Japanese and Chinese tourists like to visit the National Palace Museum (NPM), while European and American tourists favor Maokong (貓空), according to research released by the Taipei Department of Information and Tourism (DOIT).
New Taipei police authorities last week arrested four gangsters belonging to the Bamboo Union (竹聯幫), one of the major organized crime gangs in Taiwan, over alleged extortion, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said yesterday.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Taipei City yesterday said the disqualified Twin Towers bidder's bid bond of NT$130 million has yet to be forfeited, as the city government is still dealing with administrative procedures with the bidder — Taipei Gateway International Development Co., Ltd. (TGID, 太極雙星).