Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Hot weather continued in Taipei on Monday, with temperatures reaching 35.4 degrees Celsius in the city at around noon, the Central Weather Bureau reported.
The Water Resources Agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs announced that the scheduled water rationing for today and May 20 has been postponed in the Kaohsiung area after the eighth drought prevention meeting on May 15.
The newly completed headquarters of the New Taipei City Library has attracted more than 85,000 visitors during the first week of its trial run, the library said Monday.
Construction of the Dingpu Station (頂埔站) on the Taipei Metro Line 5 (also known locally as the Bannan Line) has been completed and is expected to be opened at the end of June, New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) said on Monday.
Changhua County has decided to set up a platform to monitor and improve air pollution, in conjunction with neighboring counties.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) was blasted Monday by a city councilor for a comment he made regarding the city government's decision to stop hiring full-time teachers at Taipei's elementary schools.
Monday, May 18, 2015
The Sports Administration of the Ministry of Education recently released an update to the number of civil sports centers the administration has partially funded, declaring that there are currently 19 operational centers between Taipei and New Taipei Cities.
Sunday, May 17, 2015
The Taipei City Government is recruiting 30,000 volunteers to serve at the 2017 Summer Universiade in the city, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Saturday.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
With enough water supply in the Gaoping River Dam (高屏溪攔河堰), the government decided to halt water restrictions in Kaohsiung next week for the third time since phase-three rationing was introduced at the beginning of this month.