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Saturday, August 11, 2012
Kaohsiung remained the worst off among all major cities and counties in Taiwan in July, with its residents shouldering an average debt of NT$78,100 per person, according to the central News Agency.
Friday, August 10, 2012
Taiwan -- Kaohsiung City Government plans to build 2 bus rapid transit systems
The Kaohsiung City Government plans to build two bus rapid transit (BRT) systems to integrate and set up a sound public transportation network in the southern port city, a top city transportation official said yesterday.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Prosecutors carried out extensive raids yesterday at 29 locations in Southern Taiwan, including residences of a former Kaohsiung City official and several university professors, in an investigation into alleged corruption in government procurement operations. Lee Mu-shen, who just resigned as director of the Environmental Protection Bureau (EPB) under the Kaohsiung City Government, was among those summoned for questioning.
Friday, August 3, 2012
Taiwan -- Navy's 2 new minehunters arrive at Kaohsiung
Two refurbished Osprey-class mine clearance ships that Taiwan previously acquired from the United States were delivered to the nation and arrived at a southern harbor yesterday, the Navy announced yesterday.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Taiwan -- Kaohsiung's former environmental chief claims his innocence
Kaohsiung's environmental chief stressed his innocence yesterday despite having resigned over allegations that he solicited bribes from a businessman embroiled in a corruption scandal that led to the downfall of a Cabinet official.
Sunday, July 22, 2012
Taiwan -- Once obese, stomach bypass patients chew the fat in Kaohsiung
Formerly obese people who have undergone stomach bypass surgical treatment gathered in Kaohsiung yesterday to tell their weight loss stories.
Saturday, July 14, 2012
Kaohsiung residents who allow weeds to overgrow on their empty plots will receive a fine, city officials said yesterday.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The average debt per capita in Kaohsiung at the end of June was the highest among local governments at NT$76,700 (US$2,563), while outlying Kinmen and Lienchiang counties reported zero debt, according to data released by local governments yesterday.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
The Kaohsiung City government plans to set up an office to prepare for the 2013 Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS) and hopes to gain financial support from the central government and sponsors in order to hold a high quality meeting, Mayor Chen Chu said yesterday.
Friday, June 22, 2012
Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu yesterday ordered a full-scale investigation into a serious burglar incident that occurred during the night when Tropical Storm Talim hit the city. Two highly skilled robbers broke into a Costco Wholesale Co. branch in Kaohsiung, stealing jewelry and gems worth NT$4 million at 2 a.m. on Monday. The police said they were also searching for a third suspect who acted as the thieves' getaway driver.
Sunday, June 17, 2012
Environmental workers in Kaohsiung were out in force yesterday, cleaning the city to prevent the spread of dengue fever as the weather turned fine following almost a week of heavy rain.
Saturday, June 16, 2012
During the past week of torrential rain that has already caused the death of six people around the country, Taiwan's military has mobilized more than 50,000 military personnel on mass evacuation missions in Central and Southern Taiwan who were trapped by extensive landslides.
Sunday, June 3, 2012
Taiwan -- Kaohsiung flagship outlet for Harley-Davidson inaugurated
Taikoo Motorcycle Ltd., the exclusive importer and dealer in Taiwan for Harley-Davidson motorcycles, genuine parts, accessories and branded merchandise, set up a brand-new flagship outlet for Harley-Davidson motorcycles in the southern port city of Kaohsiung on Saturday, May 26, in an effort to provide more convenient services to Harley-Davidson aficionados in southern Taiwan.
Saturday, June 2, 2012
The government-run petroleum company CPC Corp. Taiwan said yesterday it will appeal a ruling of the Kaohsiung City Government that accused the company of violating regulations to discharge untreated wastewater.
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