Friday, October 17, 2014
Ting Hsin International Group (頂新國際集團) announced yesterday afternoon that it will leave Taiwan's oil market and donate NT$3 billion toward food safety under the supervision of a third party — Ruentex Financial Group (潤泰集團) Chairman Samuel Yin (尹衍樑).1 Comment
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) yesterday appeared on the national political TV show “Situation Room” (少康戰情室) to answer questions regarding his responsibility in the current food scandals, as well as news of his reported potential resignation.
A former head of Taiwan's defense mission in the United States took up a new post in the R.O.C. Army yesterday after military investigations cleared him of spying charges, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) said yesterday.
The chief of a government-funded foundation was yesterday under heavy fire from an opposition lawmaker for serving as an advisor to Kuomintang (KMT) Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien's camp.
A local environmental group said Thursday that it will initiate a second referendum aimed at curbing nuclear power use in Taiwan following the rejection of its previous proposal by the Cabinet.
The Alliance of Religious Groups for the Love of Families Taiwan (台灣宗教團體愛護家庭大聯盟) protested against a public hearing regarding same-sex marriage in front of the Legislative Yuan while the issue was being discussed by various authorities, yesterday.1 Comment
The Taipei District Prosecutors Office (TDPO) agreed Wednesday to let actor Kai Ko (Ko Chen-tung, 柯震東) get treatment at his own expense to quit marijuana as a condition for deferred prosecution.
The Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport has moved up one place to be named Asia's fifth-best airport in an online survey that asked passengers their views on comfort, convenience, cleanliness and customer services during long layovers.
The mostly sunny weather in northern and eastern Taiwan over the past few days could give way to rain on Friday and Saturday due to increasing moisture, though other parts of the country will continue to see clear skies, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Thursday.