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City greenlights resumption of work on Taipei Dome after 5-year hiatus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei City Government announced Friday (July 17) it is allowing construction on the Taipei Dome (大巨蛋) to resume following a five-year hiatus. Soon after Mayor Ko W...

Taiwan court sets record bail for developer in corruption case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei District Court set a record Tuesday evening by setting bail for Farglory Group (遠雄集團) Chairman Chao Teng-hsiung (趙藤雄), the developer of the Taipei Dome (大巨蛋), a...

Taipei Dome developer could face 24 years in prison, ex-President Ma faces probe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Farglory Group (遠雄集團) Chairman Chao Teng-hsiung (趙藤雄), the developer of the Taipei Dome (大巨蛋), should spend 24 years in prison, prosecutors said Tuesday, indicting him in ...

Court partly lifts Taipei Dome construction ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – More than two years after the Taipei City Government ordered a halt to work on the Taipei Dome (大巨蛋), a court on Thursday threw out part of that ban, though appeals are st...

Taiwan ex-President Ma to appear in court over Taipei Dome

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) will appear in court Wednesday morning but deny he had favored businesses in the design for the build-operate-transfer process for the ...

Taiwan tycoon and KMT politician detained in corruption probe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Farglory Group (遠雄) chief Chao Teng-hsiung (趙藤雄) and New Taipei City Councillor Chou Sheng-kao (周勝考) were ordered detained by a court Saturday amid a corruption probe surr...

Taiwan prosecutors want Farglory tycoon detained in new scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Prosecutors on Friday applied for the detention of Farglory Group (遠雄) founder Chao Teng-hsiung (趙藤雄) and of a Kuomintang member of the New Taipei City Council on suspicio...

Ministry of Interior approves Taipei Dome fire prevention plans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a move likely to break the two-year deadlock surrounding the construction of the Taipei Dome (大巨蛋), the Ministry of Interior (MOI) Thursday approved adapted plans conce...