Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Taiwan Kaohsiung District Court yesterday issued sentences to Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE, 日月光) management staff for intentionally leaking industrial waste into the Hou-chin River. The light nature of the sentences provoked protest from both environmental groups and government officials.
To deal with the recent oil scandal, the Council of Agriculture (COA) yesterday established an interim agency to reinforce efforts to track the distribution of 43,000 tons of animal feed oil exported from a Vietnam-based trading company.
Hsuan Chuang University College of Social Sciences Dean Shih Chao-hui (釋昭慧) said that public attacks on the Tzu Chi (慈濟) organization following the boycott of Ting Hsin International Group (頂新國際集團) aim to destroy Tzu Chi and blaspheme against Buddhism.3 Comments
Taiwan set a new single-month record for export orders in September because of strong demand for electronic and communications devices, according to Ministry of Economic Affairs figures released Monday.
Lawmakers yesterday urged the cabinet-level Veterans Affairs Council (VAC, 退輔會) to check the identities of R.O.C. veterans currently living in mainland China to make sure no Chinese nationals have defrauded veterans' pensions.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) recently warned locals of a job interview scam that many users of the popular free messaging service WeChat have fallen victim to.1 Comment
William A. Stanton, former director of the Taipei office of the American Institute in Taiwan, has been named interim senior vice president for Global Affairs at National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), widely regarded as one of Taiwan's top schools.
An Air Force major general did not misuse public property during a recent mountain-climbing event on Taiwan's tallest peak, Yushan, last month, the R.O.C. Air Force said yesterday.
There are still good opportunities for Taiwan in the Internet of Things (IoT, 物聯網) era because of a strong demand for hardware manufacturing, the chairman of the state-funded Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) said Monday.
International students in Taiwan named xialongbao (steamed dumplings) their favorite food and the scenic Sun Moon Lake in Nantou County their favorite scenic spot in the country, according to the results of a government poll released Monday.