Thursday, November 27, 2014
As citizens put more emphasis on food safety, the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) plans to conduct inspections on major food necessities such as sugar, salt and soy sauce next year, and the program will start with the inspection of 22 .........
National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism (NKUHT) Professor Chen Chien-hao (陳千浩) was transferred to the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors Office (KDPO) yesterday for allegedly shooting an arrow at a fisherman surnamed Hsiao (蕭) on Friday.
The National Communications Commission (NCC) revealed yesterday that it will cease enforcement of certain policies pertaining to the Radio and Television Act that require all programs to gain the express permission of authorities before being imported or exported, saying that these regulations are contrary to the spirit of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) in its annual publication called on the government Tuesday to use Taiwan's core strengths effectively to build a better and brighter future for the country.
After the camp of Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) claimed it was eavesdropped upon by its Kuomintang (KMT) opponent, Sean Lien (連勝文) dismissed the idea yesterday, calling Ko's accusation an “election ruse.”
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday responded directly to seven pressing appeals voiced by Taiwan's six main industry and commercial associations, including one concerning the Cross-Strait Agreement Supervisory Act (兩岸協議監督條列), by pledging to mobilize the government towards the endeavor, and urged the opposition party to stop stalling the process as free trade agreement negotiations conclude between China and South Korea.
Eugene Chien (簡又新), Chairman of the Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TAISE, 台灣永續能源基金會) and former Minister of Transportation, said yesterday that Taiwan will see strong development in corporate sustainability reports (CSR) in the year 2015.
Taiwan is donating medical protective gear to help combat the Ebola virus in West Africa as part of a cooperation program with the United States on the international response to the disease, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday.
Taiwanese pool player Wu Zhi-ting beat her rival to win the 47th All Japan Championship 2014, her first win of the title.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) on Monday warned of rampant international wire transfer scams targeting local businesses.