Sunday, October 19, 2014
Taiwan will require all inbound travelers to disclose their travel histories as part of efforts to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus, Health Minister-designate Chiang Been-huang (蔣丙煌) said Saturday., 1 Comment
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Nigeria's government said Islamic extremists from Boko Haram have agreed to an immediate cease-fire, but many people expressed doubts Friday about a development that could end an insurgency that has killed thousands and left hundreds of thousands homeless in Africa's most populous nation.
Hong Kong riot police battled with thousands of pro-democracy protesters for control of the city's streets Saturday, using pepper spray and batons to hold back defiant activists who returned to a protest zone that officers had partially cleared.
Former chairman of Ting Hsin Oil & Fat Industrial Co. (頂新製油實業) and Wei Chuan Foods Corporation (味全食品), Wei Ying-chung (魏應充) and the manager of Ting Hsin's Pingtung oil factory, Tseng Chi-ming (曾啟明), were taken into custody yesterday.
Sixteen people were killed and nine others seriously injured when a ventilation grate gave way while they were watching an outdoor pop concert in Seongnam south of Seoul on Friday, rescuers said.
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Construction firms broke ground on more apartment complexes in September, pushing up the pace of U.S. homebuilding.
U.S. stocks opened higher Friday as investors weighed the latest corporate earnings news and data showing home construction picked up last month. General Electric and Morgan Stanley were among the early gainers after each reported earnings that beat analysts' estimates.
Friday, October 17, 2014
Rescuers widened their search Friday for trekkers in Nepal's northern mountains who were stranded since a series of blizzards and avalanches battered the Himalayas early this week leaving at least 29 people killed, officials said.
Ting Hsin International Group (頂新國際集團) announced yesterday afternoon that it will leave Taiwan's oil market and donate NT$3 billion toward food safety under the supervision of a third party -- Ruentex Financial Group (潤泰集團) Chairman Samuel Yin (尹衍樑)., 1 Comment
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) yesterday appeared on the national political TV show "Situation Room" (少康戰情室) to answer questions regarding his responsibility in the current food scandals, as well as news of his reported potential resignation.