Monday, September 15, 2014
Wowprime Corporation (王品集團) held a press conference yesterday afternoon to apologize for a “misunderstanding” with the Taichung City Government's Health Bureau regarding its use of lard oil, as well as over its brand Famonn Coffee's (曼咖啡) use of tainted oil in its tomato vegetable soup.
Taiwan's main combat aircraft will practice emergency takeoffs and landings on a freeway Tuesday as part of the military's annual Han Kuang series of exercises that kick off Monday.
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced that a recall order has come into effect at 12:00 p.m. Sunday and all reserve military personnel are required to report to their assigned units before 8:00 a.m.
Dharma Drum Mountain (DDM) Buddhist Temple announced the winners of the fifth Caring for Life Awards on Sunday to show its recognition of people who have fought and overcome diseases and disabilities.
Sunday, September 14, 2014
The boss of a company whose tainted oils have triggered one of the biggest food product recalls ever in Taiwan was detained yesterday, with the Pingtung District Court ordering Yeh Wen-hsiang (葉文祥), chairman of Chang Guann Co. (強冠企業股份有限公司), be detained to prevent him from possibly colluding with witnesses and other suspects, destroying evidence and fleeing the country, prosecutors said., 1 Comment
One of the biggest food product recalls in the nation's history continued yesterday as health authorities identified more vendors who used tainted oils., 2 Comments
A plan to establish a weather observatory network that would be able to better predict rainfall volumes and thus help avoid natural disasters is progressing well, a local research institute indicated recently.
Taiwan has agreed to freeze a bank account containing some US$16 million, allegedly laundered money linked to Mexican drug cartels, U.S. officials said Friday., 1 Comment
Taiwan has seen its 20th case of measles for this year earlier this month, amid a higher instance of infections of the disease in neighboring countries compared with previous years, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported Saturday.
Securities companies operating in Taiwan saw their net profit more than double in August from a month earlier, in part because of one brokerage's returns on an investment in a non-core business, the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) said Saturday.