Thursday, March 6, 2014
Transportation and Communications Deputy Minister Fan Chih-ku (范植谷) confirmed yesterday that a train cable that recently snapped resulted from neglect during previous checkups.
The United States has continued to urge Taiwan to establish a maximum residue level (MRL) for ractopamine use in pork, according to the 2014 U.S. Trade Policy Agenda released on Tuesday.
The Cleveland Indians Major League Baseball team announced yesterday that it has renewed a one-year contract with Taiwanese pitcher Lee Chen-chang, a right-hander who is currently taking part in the team's spring training in the United States.
A magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolted southern Taiwan at 12:02 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
Tripod King founder Chen Shu-ming (陳世明) admitted to lying about creating a salt factory for a barbecue restaurant under the same dining group, Taichung City Government's Health Bureau said yesterday.
A new Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification process will take effect on April 1 to ensure food safety in the future, the Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said yesterday.
Reports indicate that two shipments of olive oil from an Italian company have been barred from store shelves after failing to pass inspection standards.
World Vision Taiwan yesterday appealed to the public for donations to help children in developing countries gain access to clean drinking water.
Smoking outside of designated spots will be forbidden at national parks and scenic areas around Taiwan from April 1, the Ministry of Health and Welfare announced yesterday., 2 Comments
National Development Council (國發會) Minister Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) told lawmakers yesterday that Taiwan is in the “A-list” for economic growth in Asia, apparently contradicting his previous comment that Taiwan has fallen behind the three other Asian Tigers.