The 2023 Smart City & Expo is underway in Taipei and Kaohsiung.
Over 200 ECCT members teamed up representatives of the Kaohsiung City Government and the Ocean Affairs Council (OAC) to clean up a stretch of beach in Kaohsiung.
The Kaohsiung Prosecutors' Office has indicted the Taiwanese captain and first mate of a fishing vessel and 7 others on charges of human trafficking, coercion and forgery
The candidate of Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) won the mayoral by-election in Kaohsiung by a large margin, returning control of the city to the DPP, which it lost to the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) in November 2018.
Yang Ming-chou, a Kaohsiung City Government counsellor, took the helm today as the acting mayor of the city to fill the void left by Han Kuo-yu, who was recalled in a vote last week.
The successful recall of Han Kuo-yu illustrates a robust democratic system and an engaged populous but there are risks of future misuse of the recall mechanism and an over-concentration of political power
By Duncan Levine
Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) made a compelling case for investing in his city to European investors at the EC CT's first Premium Event lunch with the mayor since he took office last year.
President Tsai Ing-wen has overseen the opening of a carbon exchange at the Kaohsiung Software Park. The exchange is part of the government's ongoing efforts to reduce carbon emissions and achieve its goal of net-zero emissions by 2050.