Sunday, November 23, 2014
The Consumers' Foundation (CF, 消基會) published its findings concerning credit cards' long service life and high replacement fees during a press conference in Taipei on Friday.
Smartphone camera lens maker Largan Precision Co., one of the Taiwanese leading suppliers to Apple Inc., has become the largest contributor to the local optoelectronics sector in terms of sales and earnings, the Photonics Industry and Technology Development Association (PIDA) said Saturday.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Taiwan's efforts to establish free trade agreements (FTA) with other countries have stalled, with the international community beginning to doubt Taiwan's ability to ratify negotiated agreements following the public's strong opposition to the cross-strait service trade pact, according to a U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission statement in a recent report to the U.S. Congress., 1 Comment
Independent Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday dismissed allegations of questionable medical ethics made against him, namely, that he illegally harvested organs from patients at National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) before they were pronounced brain dead., 1 Comment
The Legislative Yuan passed a law amendment Friday to triple the fines for discrimination in the workplace on the basis of gender or sexual orientation., 1 Comment
Food and Drug Administration (FDA, 衛生福利部食品藥物管理署) official Yeh Meng-yi (葉孟宜) said that the FDA will ban the use of the additive coal tar in cosmetics starting from Jan. 1, 2015, noting that using products containing coal tar for a long period of time might cause cancer.
Mainland China's ongoing military modernization has continued to shift Taiwan-China military balance in Beijing's favor despite warming cross-strait relations, a U.S. congressional commission report said Thursday.
A man surnamed Jiang (江) admitted to police yesterday that he personally buried his daughter's dead body even though he previously told police that he abandoned her at a park.
The current mild in Taiwan is likely to last until next Tuesday as the seasonal winds weaken and moisture decreases, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Friday.