Construction on Taipei Dome to resume piecemeal

Taipei Times
Date: Sep 08, 2017
By: Wu Chen-feng, Hsu Yi-ping and Jonathan Chin / Staff reporters, with staff writer

The Taipei High Administrative Court yesterday partially overruled a Taipei City

The Taipei Dome construction site in Taipei’s Xinyi District is pictured yesterday. Photo: Chung Hung-liang, Taipei Times

Government order to suspend all construction on the Taipei Dome, allowing contractor Farglory Group, which filed for the appeal, to resume work on parts of the structure.

According to the verdict, Farglory is to shoulder 75 percent of legal fees spent on the case.

On May 20, 2015, the Taipei Department of Urban Development halted all construction on the Taipei Dome, after accusing Farglory of violating safety standards and making unauthorized changes.

The suspension of work was disproportionate and unnecessary, and the order to halt construction is to be lifted for 14 items in the contract, the presiding judge wrote in the verdict.    [FULL  STORY]

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