Wednesday, June 12, 2013
The Free Trade Commission (FTC, 公平會) yesterday announced that a probe is to be launched to investigate whether Apple Inc. has been influencing the pricing set by telecoms carriers for its popular products.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
The man who exposed two sweeping U.S. surveillance programs and touched off a debate on privacy versus security has revealed his own identity. He risks decades in prison for the disclosures to reporters — if the U.S. can extradite him from Hong Kong where he says he has taken refuge.1 Comment
President Ma Ying-jeou stressed yesterday that planned cross-strait representative offices will not be embassies, given that the relationship between Taiwan and mainland China is not state to state.1 Comment
Prosecutors have indicted more individuals in relation to the Lin Yi-shih (林益世) bribery case, including former China Steel manager Chen Cheng-jon (陳振榮) and Deputy Kaohsiung City Council Speaker Cai Chang-da (蔡昌達).1 Comment
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday rejected rumors that a Cabinet reshuffle is in the cards, saying such speculation was not helpful.
The Cabinet yesterday proposed a reconsideration of the Accounting Act, a motion that awaits the Legislative Yuan's vote on Thursday at an interim meeting.
Chan Chun-po (詹春柏), head of Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Ma Ying-jeou's campaign headquarters, yesterday picked up an application form from the upcoming KMT chairmanship election on Ma's behalf.
The head of the Executive Yuan's Public Construction Commission (PCC), Chen Jenn-chuan (陳振川), yesterday released a declaration, titled “The Danger Continued,” urging the nation to invest more in infrastructure to ensure its long-term viability.
A husband and wife food wholesaler team, surnamed Chou, has been charged with forgery over the sale of expired items to retailers in Taichung since 2004, the Taichung District Prosecutor Office said yesterday.
The government is trying to obtain details on tests conducted by Singapore authorities that found maleic acid in certain Taiwanese food products, after different results for the same products were obtained in Taiwan, an official said yesterday.