Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Companies that sell imported food products should make sure the ingredients are clearly labeled in Mandarin, otherwise they risk a fine of up to NT$3 million (US$99,000), health authorities said yesterday.
Mainland Affairs Council Minister Wang Yu-chi (王郁琦) and Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) Chairman Lin Join-sane (林中森) gave a report yesterday on the recently concluded 10th round of high-level talks between the SEF and the Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS) at the Legislature.
A group of activists on Tuesday urged opposition legislators to block the cross-strait trade in services agreement, especially the sections that would open Taiwan's advertising market to Chinese companies.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Legislative Yuan Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) said yesterday that realizing the congressional power of investigation requires efforts by lawmakers across party lines.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah and his wife on Monday presided over the ceremonial christening and launching of a new cargo-passenger ship that will sail between Taiwan and Matsu later this year.
The Taiwan Power Company (Taipower, 台電) released statistics yesterday saying that over the past two years the company has lowered costs by NT$24.072 billion.
Tripod King (鼎王), the once-favorite haunt of spicy hotpot lovers, was fined NT$800,000 for false advertising yesterday because its website boasts that the enokitake mushrooms in its hotpot possess healing powers.
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) yesterday denied accusations that the monthly subsidy offered to an Army unit stationed at one of the highest mountains in Taiwan was cancelled.
A new batch of AH-64E Apache attack helicopters bought from the U.S are scheduled to arrive in Taiwan later this month, the R.O.C. Army said yesterday.