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Sports to receive billions in new funding

Taipei Times 22 Jul 2021
The Executive Yuan has allocated NT$6.3 billion (US$224.9 million) for a third phase of the National Sports Park Project and Training Plan for Sports Personnel (國家運動園區整體興設與人才培育計畫) since 2019, Executive Yuan spokesperson Lo Ping-cheng (羅秉成) said yesterday ... careers, Lo said.

COVID-19: Lo denies vaccine deal nearly jeopardized by his comment

Taipei Times 15 Jul 2021
Executive Yuan spokesman Lo Ping-cheng (羅秉成) yesterday denied allegations by Taiwan People’s Party Legislator Ann Kao (高虹安) that a comment he made at a news conference while private negotiations for vaccine purchases with Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group were ongoing had nearly ruined the deal.

Executive Yuan raises relief fund to NT$630 billion

Taipei Times 13 May 2021
Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) approved the bill at a Cabinet meeting, Executive Yuan spokesman Lo Ping-cheng (羅秉成) told a news conference ... The program duration should be extended by 12 months and the spending limit be increased by NT$210 billion, Lo cited Su as saying.

Court rejects Frank Hsieh’s claim for compensation

Taipei Times 27 Apr 2021
The Taipei District Court yesterday rejected a request by Representative to Japan Frank Hsieh (謝長廷) for compensation of NT$1 million (US$35,836) from Taipei City Councilor Lo Chih-chiang (羅智強) ... Lo later wrote on Facebook that it was Hsieh’s remarks that drove Su to kill himself.

Five officials charged in bribery, prostitution case

Taipei Times 28 Mar 2021
Lin Yung-chou (林勇州), who led the branch’s governance division, is suspected of taking more than NT$470,000 in bribes from a contractor surnamed Lo (羅), and of using the bank account of Lo’s wife to conceal illicit sums totaling at least NT$1.66 million, prosecutors said.

Experts recommend reducing Chinese dependence, patenting plant varieties

Taipei Times 01 Mar 2021
After the technology used to raise giant groupers was handed to China, the price of the fish went from NT$1,500 per 600g to less than NT$250 per 600g. By Lo Chi / Staff reporter ... years to grow, he said, adding that the market price went as high as NT$1,500 per 600g at one point.

Local firms step up for pineapples

Taipei Times 27 Feb 2021
Su has approved a NT$1 billion package to stabilize pineapple prices, Cabinet spokesman Lo Ping-cheng (羅秉成) said, adding that the premier has also instructed the council to draw up plans to promote the fruit’s consumption.

Freezes of submarine budget proposed

Taipei Times 10 Dec 2020
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Lo Chih-cheng (羅致政) proposed a freeze of NT$1 billion, saying that his proposal was aimed at urging the Ministry of National Defense to obtain Washington’s permissions to allow Taiwan to purchase critical equipment from the US.

Fines eyed in Lishan next year to stop farmers’ manure from repelling tourists

Taipei Times 19 Sep 2020
From next year, farmers who use fresh chicken droppings as fertilizer in Taichung’s Lishan (梨山) area are to be fined NT$1,200 to NT$6,000, as the flies it attracts are severely affecting tourism, the Tri-Mountain National Scenic Area Administration said on Thursday ... Lo added.

Hotels woo voucher holders with discounts, promos

Taipei Times 26 Jun 2020
Alternatively, guests can stay at Landis Taipei for NT$3,999 per night and win NT$3,000 in discounts for dining at its Michelin-starred Chinese restaurant Tien Hsiang Lo (天香樓) or French restaurants La Brasserie (巴賽麗廳) and Paris 1930 de Hideki Takayama (巴黎廳). Guests may also win a NT$999 hotel voucher for repeat visits.

Suspect held in duffel bag body parts case

Taipei Times 25 Jun 2020
The suspect was identified as a 60-year-old man surnamed Lo (羅), who was reportedly an acquaintance of the victim, an 80-year-old man surnamed Wang (王) ... Lo allegedly killed the victim over a debt of about NT$100,000 according to Weng Shih-min (翁士閔), captain of the investigation unit at the Sanmin First Precinct.

Entertainer gets 10 years in prison for vote-buying

Taipei Times 28 May 2020
Liu in December 2018 reportedly lowered the rent by NT$1,000 after the tenant said they had voted for Taipei City Councilor Lo Chih-chiang (羅智強), prosecutors said ... Liu said the NT$1,000 was to cover the cost of taxi fare to the polling station, they added.

Online ordering of HIV test kits now available

Taipei Times 13 May 2020
The test is easy, requiring a gentle swipe with the test swab on the upper and lower gums, and then the swab is placed in a test tube and the result is available in 15 to 20 minutes, CDC Deputy Director-General Philip Lo (羅一鈞) said ... Other convenience store chains would be added to the program by the end of this month, Lo said.

Whale shark added to protected species list

Taipei Times 08 May 2020
31, according to Article 31 of the Wildlife Conservation Act (野生動物保育法) or face a fine of between NT$10,000 and NT$50,000, Lo said. The three species are popular pets among fish enthusiasts due to their gentle temperament, Lo said.

Virus Outbreak: Grants for uninsured workers attract long lines

Taipei Times 06 May 2020
In Taipei, a 40-year-old masseur, surnamed Lo (羅), said that revenue at the massage parlor where he works has been dropping since January as fewer people come because of the COVID-19 pandemic, adding that he only earned NT$9,000 last month. Lo, who early yesterday applied for the ...