Saturday, August 15, 2015
The Maokong gondola, one of Taipei's major tourist attractions, will return to service Saturday morning after operations were suspended during Typhoon Soudelor, which swept through Taiwan last weekend.
Rabies has continued to spread in Taitung after a new case of the viral disease in an infected ferret badger was confirmed in the eastern county, animal disease control officials said yesterday.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
The Kaohsiung City Government has been accused of having illicit interactions with Japan Tobacco Inc. (JTI, 傑太日煙), whereby city officials funded trips to JTI facilities using tax dollars from tobacco surcharges, the John Tung Foundation said yesterday., 2 Comments
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
The Taipei Water Department said Tuesday that it will not charge customers for three days of water after Typhoon Soudelor battered Taiwan on Saturday and disrupted water supplies.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Typhoon Soudelor roared over Taiwan and devastated Wulai (烏來) with severe landslides, cutting the region off from the rest of Taiwan.
The section of the Alishan Forest Railway between Chiayi and Fenchihu is scheduled to return to normal on Wednesday as the line recovers from damage created by Typhoon Soudelor, the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) said Monday.
Friday, August 7, 2015
With the International Children's Games (ICG) being held in New Taipei City in 2016, New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) officially signed the agreement for hosting cities with the ICG President Torsten Rasch yesterday.
Taiwan's first light rail system, located in Kaohsiung, underwent an initial review Wednesday and is a step closer to a planned trial operation at the end of the month, according to city officials.
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Tainan City Mayor William Lai (賴清德) yesterday said the Control Yuan's decision to impeach him is an expansion of power violating the nation's constitution, in the Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) Central Executive Committee (CEC, 中執會).
Tainan City Council Speaker Lee Chuan-chiao (李全教) suggested on Wednesday a way to resolve the stalemate between the city council and the city government, one day after the Control Yuan voted to impeach Mayor Lai Ching-te (賴清德) over his failure to attend Tainan City Council meetings.