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.2 Comments
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
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.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Kaohsiung prosecutors yesterday demanded a seven-year prison sentence for Yeh Kuan-heng (葉冠亨), whose drunk driving cost a total of three lives in late April. The incident led to public outrage and calls for stricter punishments for drunk drivers.4 Comments
Saturday, May 26, 2012
President Ma Ying-jeou said Friday he hopes the Port of Kaohsiung can work toward becoming Taiwan's first showcase free economic zone to help drive the country's economic growth.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
A Kaohsiung City government official was detained yesterday on suspicion of corruption, the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office said.1 Comment