Wednesday, December 2, 2015
National Taiwan University (NTU, 台大) will lead a boycott against scandal-entangled food giant Ting Hsin International Group (頂新), NTU President Yang Pan-chyr (楊泮池) announced yesterday.
Economics Minister John Deng (鄧振中) warned of the potential impact brought on by the China-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (FTA) yesterday, despite his hopes of successful negotiations on the cross-strait trade in goods agreement.
The R.O.C.'s new ambassador to the Holy See yesterday expressed confidence over the nation's diplomatic ties with the Vatican as he was sworn in to become the top envoy to Taiwan's only diplomatic ally in Europe.
Taipei 101 announced Tuesday that local technology company BungBungame Inc. (戲智科技) has agreed to sponsor the skyscraper's annual fireworks show this year.
Taiwanese passport holders can now obtain visa-waivers, landing visas or e-visas for 158 countries and territories after five more countries granted Taiwan the privileges, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced yesterday.
Major power management system supplier Delta Electronics Inc. (台達電) announced yesterday its founder Bruce Cheng (鄭崇華) would lead a group of company employees to attend events alongside COP21, the United Nations climate summit in Paris.
In an effort to promote cost efficient and convenient bus routes, Taiwan's tourism bureau recently announced the winners of a contest of Taiwan Tourist Shuttle route design.
More than 5 million head of poultry have been culled this year due to avian influenza outbreaks, the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine said yesterday.
Over 700 people turned out for a weekend of winter camping in Pingtung, a mark of the growing popularity of the outdoor pastime.
A South Korean woman was intercepted at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport yesterday after she attempted to take NT$1.9 million (US$58,130) out of the country, aviation police said.