Friday, September 19, 2014
The Pingtung County Government yesterday imposed a fine of NT$48 million on Kuo Lieh-cheng (郭烈成), the factory owner who allegedly provided tainted oil to manufacturer Chang Guann (強冠).
National Taiwan University (NTU) has moved up six spots to reach 76th in the latest world university rankings released by a British education network.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
The Cabinet yesterday announced a series of measures to enhance food safety, including plans to increase bonuses for whistleblowers as well as punishments for law-breaking food companies.3 Comments
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday boarded a military frigate to inspect the largest live-fire maritime exercise of recent years, held in waters off Eastern Taiwan as part of the annual Han Kuang series of exercises.
A senior R.O.C. naval officer yesterday expressed hopes of obtaining submarines from the United States to beef up the defensive capabilities of the nation's armed forces.
A P-3C anti-submarine aircraft that the United States delivered to Taiwan's Air Force last year was used in a Han Kuang drill Wednesday for the first time, in waters off eastern Taiwan, the military said
Taiwan ranked 55th out of 135 countries in a survey of how happy people feel about their lives, ahead of other major Asian countries such as China, Japan and South Korea.2 Comments
In a new twist to the investigation of the killing of a police detective in Taipei, witnesses said that the deceased detective had kicked one of the suspects before the fatal attack.
Fearing an inability to provide sufficient power, Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) has postponed Nuke 2's annual maintenance shutdown in order to ensure a steady stream of electricity.
Pan-green Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) should address all doubts targeted at him by opponents instead of shifting attention to trivial matters, said his Kuomintang (KMT) counterpart Sean Lien (連勝文) yesterday.