Sunday, October 12, 2014
A campaign to boycott Ting Hsin (頂新集團)food products picked up momentum yesterday as food conglomerate tycoon Wei Ying-chung (魏應充) made his first public appearance since the latest tainted oil scandal erupted to apologize to the nation., 6 Comments
The Ministry of Science and Technology has set up a task force to help determine why its newest research ship sank Friday night near Penghu, leaving two dead and 24 injured, Science Minister Simon Chang said Saturday., 2 Comments
The death toll from Ebola has passed 4,000, the World Health Organization warned, as authorities worldwide tried to prevent panic over the deadly disease and a Spanish nurse fought for her life in hospital.
Kurdish fighters halted a thrust by Islamic State group jihadists towards the heart of the battleground Syrian town of Kobane Saturday, after the U.N. warned thousands of civilians risked massacre.
Saturday, October 11, 2014
The death toll from Ebola has passed 4,000, the World Health Organization said, while a Madrid nurse was fighting for her life Saturday as authorities worldwide tried to prevent panic over the deadly disease.
The Republic of China has provided the best example of democratic politics, as it tolerates different opinions, prompts communication and resolves disputes, said President Ma Ying-jeou at the Double Tenth National Day celebration yesterday., 4 Comments
The Changhua County Public Health Bureau (CHSHB, 彰化縣衛生局) yesterday stated that after tracing the purchasing information of Cheng-I lard oil (正義香豬油), the CHSHB found a factory that has been outsourced by I-Mei Foods Co. (義美食品) ) to be using potentially problematic lard oil in their products., 1 Comment
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded jointly Friday to 17-year-old Pakistani Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban, and to India's Kailash Satyarthi for their championing of children's rights.
A maritime accident occurred last night, as the Taiwan Ocean Research Institute vessel Ocean Researcher V sank in waters southeast of Penghu, with 8 crew members still missing as of press time.
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The International Monetary Fund stepped up its warnings over a possible eurozone recession Thursday, pressing governments like Germany to spend more for reverse a stall.
Friday, October 10, 2014
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un apparently missed a key political event Friday, extending a month-long absence that has fuelled rampant speculation about his physical and political health, although South Korea believes he remains in full control.
The case of 43 Mexican students missing since an attack by gang-linked police took another grim turn Thursday with the discovery of new mass graves where suspects said some were buried.