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Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Taiwan -- Four dried tofu brands found to contain banned chemical dye
An inspection conducted on dried tofu in Hong Kong revealed that a well known dried tofu brand uses chemical agent dimethyl yellow (二甲基黃), which dyes food yellow, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reported yesterday.
Taiwan -- Amendment of constitution is a must: Chu
New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) said yesterday that amending the constitution is an action that must be taken.
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Wei Ying-chun (魏應充), the businessman at the heart of Taiwan's cooking oil scandal, is newsmaker of the year at Yahoo Taiwan.
A majority of taxi drivers are in favor of increasing hourly wages by 10 to 20 percent starting next year despite a Greater Taipei taxi union representative stating yesterday that there may be short-term financial hardships. The average taxi driver's hourly wage is currently less than NT$80, according to taxi union representatives.
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Taiwan -- Documentary screened in Taipei to raise awareness of AIDS disease
A documentary by American director Andrew Jenks was screened at a media event in Taipei on Tuesday with the aim of raising local HIV/AIDS awareness and promoting a global AIDS campaign.
No Taiwanese nationals were found to be injured or were held hostage during a one-man siege at a cafe in Sydney, Australia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday, after Australian police authorities stormed the cafe to bring an end to the 16-hour crisis.
Taiwan -- Agreements, MOUs signed at Cross-Strait CEO Summit
Representatives from Taiwanese and Chinese corporations signed 31 agreements and memorandums of understanding (MOUs) at the two-day Cross-Strait CEO Summit that closed Tuesday, including 24 deals focusing on small- and medium-sized enterprises and the cultural and creative industry.
The Ministry of Labor said Tuesday that premiums for the national labor insurance program will go up by 0.5 percentage points next year, affecting nearly 10 million workers — just under half Taiwan's population.
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Hua Nan Commercial Bank, the flagship banking subsidiary of Taiwan-based Hua Nan Financial Holding Co, said Tuesday that it has secured approval from the China Banking Regulatory Commission to open a Shanghai branch.
The much-anticipated Taipei Children's Amusement Park officially opened Tuesday, attracting hundreds of visitors within the first few minutes.
  
  
  
  
  
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