Sunday, October 26, 2014
Health authorities yesterday revealed that more than 9 tons of allegedly tainted tallow have been made into food products that have been shipped to various bakeries and food vendors in Taiwan and Hong Kong.
Around 65,000 people yesterday marched toward Ketagalan Boulevard (凱達格蘭大道) as part of the 2014 Taiwan LGBT Pride (2014台灣同志遊行) parade event in celebration of the LGBT population and bringing awareness to the demographic.
A total of 86 substitute conscripts yesterday have concluded their training and will soon be posted overseas as part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' (MOFA) overseas service mission, the MOFA announced Friday.
Re-election-seeking Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu is leading her major contender Yang Chiu-hsing by a wide margin, according to results of a recent survey.
Morris Chang, chairman of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. and a highly respected businessman, said Saturday he feels the nation's highest income tax bracket of 40 percent is too high.
Business Today reported that around 13 percent of the tea leaves tested by international inspection firm SGS contain pesticide residue.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
A former Pxmart Co. Ltd. (全聯福利中心) employee, surnamed Chang, revealed that the supermarket chain store has sold expired food items during a press conference yesterday afternoon in Taipei.
Controversial issues regarding punishment for illegal food companies under the Act Governing Food Safety and Sanitation will be deliberated next week.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Chao Tien-Lin (趙天麟) on the evening of Oct. 23.