Wednesday, October 15, 2014
After vanishing from the public eye for nearly six weeks, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is back, ending rumors that he was gravely ill, deposed or worse.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah yesterday apologized on the government's behalf for loopholes that were partially to blame for the recent food scandals that shocked consumers throughout Taiwan.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
British lawmakers voted Monday in favor of recognizing Palestine as a state, a symbolic move intended to increase pressure for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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A food safety office will be established in the near future as part of President Ma Ying-jeou's most recent bid to combat the tainted food scares that have shaken the nation over the past few months., 1 Comment
Food processor Uni-President Enterprises Corp. (統一企業) opened the doors of its animal feed factory and edible oil tanks in Tainan to the media on Monday to protect its image after it was implicated in a cooking oil scare that is gripping the country., 1 Comment
French economist Jean Tirole won the Nobel Economics Prize on Monday, for his analysis of big companies, market power and regulation, the Royal Academy of Sciences said.
China's exports and imports both rose more than expected in September, Customs data showed Monday in a positive signal for the world's second-largest economy, but analysts warned that fundamentals remained weak.
Monday, October 13, 2014
Late yesterday, Kaohsiung prosecutors obtained court approval for the detention of Cheng-I Food Co.'s (正義食品) upstream oil supplier Lin Ming-Chung (林明忠). Lin is the fifth suspect to be detained over the tainted oil scandal that has rocked the nation., 3 Comments
Washington called Sunday for renewed peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians as a donor conference pledged millions for rebuilding the ruin left by this summer's conflict in Gaza.
A powerful cyclone was pounding a large swath of India's eastern seaboard with heavy rain and strong winds on Sunday, killing at least two people and causing major damage to buildings and crops, in one of two storms lashing Asia.
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