The China Post
Date: October 30, 2016
By: The China Post news staff
Premier Lin Chuan said Saturday that the government would invest NT$100 billion into
improving highways and rail transport in Eastern Taiwan.
Lin pledged that the infrastructure projects would not “sacrifice the natural and humanistic landscapes in the area,” promising that improvements to the Suao-Hualien Highway would be completed by the end of 2019.
Lin made the remarks at a ceremony marking the breakthrough of Gufeng Tunnel, the sixth and final tunnel to be built as part of the highway project.
The premier described improving transportation in Eastern Taiwan as a key policy commitment of the Tsai administration. [FULL STORY]