Friday, October 17, 2014
Following the uncovering of three violations of food safety regulations within a single year, the Ting Hsin International Group (頂新) yesterday announced it will be sounding its retreat from the Taiwan cooking oil market amid rising public outrage against the conglomerate.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Chastened by public ire after a series of food scandals, procrastinating lawmakers found new resolve and worked overtime to pass the “killer app” of a food safety law that they promised would fix the issue once and for all.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Once upon a time, eatery owners plagued by the recent oil scandal relied on “Justice” as their last resort. Little did they know that even “Justice” would let them down.1 Comment
Friday, September 26, 2014
Following Chinese-language Next Magazine publishing transcripts of audio recordings of one of pan-green Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je's (柯文哲) private staff meetings on Wednesday, the Taipei District Prosecutors Office (TDPO) .......1 Comment
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
The food contamination scandal has been used in the Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) political attacks on the ruling Kuomintang (KMT). The DPP has constantly slammed the KMT for the exposed contamination and has stated that the ruling party must take full responsibility.1 Comment
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
If the Internet is an important aspect of your life, then you are no stranger to the latest social media trend: the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.1 Comment
Friday, August 8, 2014
In the wake of last week's fatal gas explosions, Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊) said that the Kaohsiung City Government will not shirk its responsibilities. Before yesterday, it wasn't all that clear what responsibilities the city government was prepared to take for the tragic accident.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
It has been a week since the deadly explosions took place in downtown Kaohsiung, and yet not a single governmental agency is willing to hold itself accountable over the incident.
Sunday, August 3, 2014
Of the 26 who died as a result of yesterday's gas explosions in Kaohsiung, at least four were firefighters at the scene of the accident while others were either people traveling through the area or local residents.
Friday, August 1, 2014
United Daily News yesterday published a commentary on the attempted murder charges pressed against Premier Jiang Yi-huah over the widely covered eviction of activists who attempted to occupy the Executive Yuan in March, shedding light on some of the lawsuit's implications.1 Comment