Friday, December 13, 2013
The Taipei High Administrative Court yesterday ruled against the Wang family, who refused to re-locate for the Wenlin Yuan (文林苑) urban renewal project.
Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai (龍應台) yesterday proposed at the Legislature that Taiwan and China should collaborate to apply for World Heritage status for many of Taiwan's historical and nature sites due to the island's lack of legal stature., 1 Comment
Pollution accusations leveled against Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE, 日月光) could lead the company's clients to shift their orders to ASE's rivals amid concern over a recent closure ordered by the government for part of ASE's production complex in Kaohsiung due to environmental concerns, market analysts said.
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed yesterday that the Taiwan High Prosecutors' Office (THPO, 台灣高等法院檢察署) did ask the MND to conduct a ballistics test in reference to the apparent suicide of an airman, despite the THPO's denial that such a request was ever issued.
The non-profit United Way of Taiwan called on the public Thursday to contribute to an annual fundraising campaign launched in support of social welfare work, which is still 70 percent short of the target.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
The Council of Agriculture (COA) yesterday officially revoked Chyuan Shun Food Enterprise Co.'s (泉順食品) certificate of food dealership for mislabeling packaged rice, marking the first such revocation in 60 years., 1 Comment
Four Kaohsiung City councilors yesterday urged the local government to seek NT$3.7 billion in compensation from Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE, 日月光) Inc. for dumping wastewater containing strong acids and heavy metals from its K7 facility in Kaohsiung City into the Hou-chin River., 1 Comment
The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA, 環保署) yesterday ruled that a second round of assessment is required on amusement park development plan by a subsidiary of the Uni-President conglomerate (統一).
“Jade Master” Soofeen Hu (胡焱榮) is suspected to have been using a fake passport to enter and leave Taiwan more than 800 times., 2 Comments