Wednesday, November 12, 2014
A workshop on Ebola control and prevention to be joined by local and international experts is slated to be held in Taiwan this Friday and Saturday to help nationals be better informed on the deadly epidemic, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced yesterday.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) confirmed yesterday that the recent case of measles stemming from a single family in Nantou continued to expand as a fifth measles case was discovered in a 1 1/2-year-old boy, making this the most serious case of familial disease clustering in five years.
Desperate to exterminate mosquitoes spreading the dengue virus, the Kaohsiung Department of Health on Monday flooded drainage systems in two dengue fever-affected wards with sea water, hoping it will kill the insects.
The Legislative Yuan passed an amendment to a bureaucratic neutrality law on Tuesday to ease electioneering restrictions for government employees.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
A candidate for Hualien county councilor, Kang Mu-shu (康木樹), gathered several Hualien residents and attempted to lie on railway tracks at Hualien's train station yesterday .1 Comment
A free trade agreement between China and South Korea could cause Taiwan's gross domestic product (GDP) to drop by 0.5 percent when it takes effect, Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs estimated Monday.
The Consumers' Foundation's (CF, 消費者文教基金會) Honorary Board Chairman Hsieh Tien-jen (謝天仁) yesterday said during a press conference that.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday published the results of dioxin analysis on the first ten oil samples collected from Ting Hsin (頂新) and Cheng-I (正義), saying that the dioxin level of each item met national standards.
Taipei's Department of Health declared yesterday that the gypsum powder used by a New Taipei-based food company to make tofu pudding was intended for food use and not an industrial chemical for engineering as had been previously suspected.1 Comment
After five straight losses opened the season with disappointing performances, NBA Taiwanese-American player Jeremy Lin finally scored a season-high 21 points on Sunday, giving the Los Angeles Lakers its first season win of the season in a 107-92 victory against the visiting Charlotte Hornets.