Friday, July 25, 2014
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) recently said in an exclusive interview with BBC News that the R.O.C government has sent an “ultimatum-like” message to the Vietnamese government regarding the violent anti-Chinese protests in May, stressing that the Vietnamese government should face the matter of compensation, otherwise Taiwan will make “political adjustments” with Vietnam.
Kao Cheng-li (高振利), the chairman of Changchi Foodstuff Factory Co (大統長基), yesterday was sentenced by the Intellectual Property Court (IPC) to 12 years in prison and fined for NT$38 million over Kao's alleged involvement with a polluted cooking oil scandal in 2013. This was the court's second ruling on the matter.1 Comment
Hung Yu-ting (洪郁婷) had only a few minutes to act after her TransAsia Airways (復興航空) Flight 222 crashed through the rain and darkness on the outlying island county of Penghu Wednesday evening.
More information was emerging Thursday about the victims of the TransAsia Airways plane crash a day earlier that claimed the lives of 48 people.
LG Electronics posted a 165 percent surge in second-quarter net profit Thursday from a year ago, on solid TV sales and a dramatic turnaround in its long-troubled mobile unit.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of a plane crash on a Taiwanese island that killed 48 people, the airline said Thursday.
A TransAsia Airways (復興航空) passenger flight crashed near the Magong Airport on Penghu Island yesterday, with the transportation minister confirming 46 missing and feared dead and 12 injured as of press time.3 Comments
Thirteen people were reported injured as a result of Typhoon Matmo, which hit Taiwan yesterday morning, the Central Emergency Operations Center (CEOC) announced yesterday.
In the wake of a crash landing by TransAsia Airways' passenger plane, flight GE-222, Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) instructed the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) to investigate the accident and take the lead in future official matters.
Of the hundreds of trees felled by Typhoon Matmo around Taiwan overnight, one drew special attention Wednesday, with local officials and one of Taiwan's major airlines immediately pledging not only to save it but to make it grow stronger.