Monday, January 26, 2015
Taichung City Mayor Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) stated yesterday morning that after the city's BRT bus system goes through several trial runs conducted by specialists, a poll will be drafted at the end of March to determine if the bus system will remain in place.
In a bid to curb the outflow of population and boost the vigor of largely rural Changhua County, the central county's government has upped its subsidy for new parents to top the levels seen in some major cities.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Many citizens yesterday expressed support for keeping Taichung's much-criticized bus rapid transit (BRT) system during a public forum the city's transport authorities held yesterday., 2 Comments
Another chicken farm in Taoyuan has been confirmed as infected with the H5 avian influenza, the city's quarantine authorities said Saturday.
Investigators recently raided a hospital in northeastern Yilan County and questioned more than 30 suspects over their alleged involvement in cheating insurance firms for compensation and scamming the National Health Insurance (NHI) system by fabricating clinical histories, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has announced.
The lowest temperature so far this winter — 7.1 degrees Celsius — was recorded in suburban Taoyuan City Saturday morning, the Central Weather Bureau said.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
The first round of negotiations between the Taipei City Government and Farglory Group (遠雄) over the construction of the Taipei Dome collapsed yesterday, announced Taipei Deputy Mayor Chia-chi (鄧家基)., 3 Comments
Celebrations for the 2015 World Freedom Day were held at the Grand Hotel Taipei yesterday, with President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) expressing his wish for peace to become the common language between Taiwan and mainland China., 2 Comments
New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) said Friday the government will stick to its plan to demolish illegal structures in the city to protect the safety of its citizens.
Friday, January 23, 2015
In light of his recent confrontations with two of Taiwan's largest corporations, Taipei mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) elaborated yesterday that he and his administration neither oppose nor hate private companies, but merely disagree with the practices of business dishonesty and collusion between corporations and government officials., 2 Comments