Sunday, October 19, 2014
Vice President Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) praised local host families who accommodate foreign exchange students Saturday, lauding them as “ambassadors-at-large.”
Young people in Taiwan need to be more aggressive and enterprising if they want to stay ahead in the competition with China, Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) Vice Chairman Ma Shaw-chang (馬紹章) said Saturday.
A pro-gay marriage legislator said yesterday she will not yet decide what steps she will take next after arranging a controversial hearing on the matter last week., 1 Comment
Two prominent brands in Taiwan's food industry have vowed to establish better food safety systems following the recent edible oil scandals that have drawn nationwide concern., 1 Comment
A move by China Steel Corp. (中鋼), one of the leading steel makers in Taiwan, to cut its domestic wholesale product prices for December delivery showed caution about demand in the fourth quarter, market analysts said Saturday.
Taiwan has issued an orange-level travel alert for southeastern parts of Turkey after pro-Kurdish protests there turned violent, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which urged Taiwanese nationals to avoid unnecessary travel to that area.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Former chairman of Ting Hsin Oil & Fat Industrial Co. (頂新製油實業) and Wei Chuan Foods Corporation (味全食品), Wei Ying-chung (魏應充) and the manager of Ting Hsin's Pingtung oil factory, Tseng Chi-ming (曾啟明), were taken into custody yesterday.
Vegetable oil makers yesterday advised the public to adopt their products in place of lard oil and consume more home-cooked meals while the nation weathers the current food safety crisis., 1 Comment