Thursday, March 6, 2014
Reports indicate that two shipments of olive oil from an Italian company have been barred from store shelves after failing to pass inspection standards.
Andy Lew (盧冠群), Taiwan manager of Star Cruises, has criticized the progression of the government to loosen visa regulations for cruisers to be sluggish, depriving the country itself of tourism opportunities which looks to benefit the local economy., 1 Comment
The Yunlin Agriculture Exposition has attracted more than 900,000 visitors since it opened last Dec. 25, a result the county chief has described as “beyond expectations.”
World Vision Taiwan yesterday appealed to the public for donations to help children in developing countries gain access to clean drinking water.
Smoking outside of designated spots will be forbidden at national parks and scenic areas around Taiwan from April 1, the Ministry of Health and Welfare announced yesterday., 2 Comments
The life expectancy of Taipei citizens reached an average 82.66 years in 2012, the highest among all the cities and counties in Taiwan, the Taipei City Department of Budget, Accounting and Statistics said yesterday.
National Development Council (國發會) Minister Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) told lawmakers yesterday that Taiwan is in the “A-list” for economic growth in Asia, apparently contradicting his previous comment that Taiwan has fallen behind the three other Asian Tigers.
Global personal computer shipments are expected to fall by an annual 6.1 percent in 2014 as demand in emerging markets weakens, according to PC market tracker International Data Corp. (IDC).
Deputy Economic Affairs Minister Woody Tyzz-jiun Duh said Wednesday that safety reinforcements for all four of the country's nuclear power plants will be completed by February 2016.
The consumer price index (CPI) in February was pegged at 102.85, down 0.4 percent from January and 0.05 percent from a year ago, according to a report released by the Directorate-General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS) yesterday.